Category Archives: Recycling

TOHS Students Embrace Earth Month!

By Fallon Rabin On April 21st, students at Thousand Oaks High School celebrated Earth Day with a special lunch time event on the campus quad featuring dozens of booths. The booths were setup to educate students about the human impact on our environment and how to get involved. It was an exciting day with many local

America Recycles Day – November 15th

Have you heard of America Recycles Day? Since 1997, people across the country have come together every November 15th to celebrate America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Established by the National Recycling Coalition and managed by the non-profit Keep America Beautiful, the purpose of America Recycles Day is to promote

Here is a Recycling Competition That Benefits Your School And The Environment!

K-12 schools compete to “Keep California Beautiful”! – By Fallon Rabin, TOHS Join the “Keep California Beautiful” recycling competition to earn money for your school and help the environment! The recycling competition runs from March 1 – 31, 2016. This friendly competition promotes waste reduction activities to students, families, faculty and staff. Participating schools will track and

City of Thousand Oaks seeks ‘Eco Heroes’ for Arbor Earth Day Event

Are you, or someone you know, interested in serving your community while earning volunteer service hours? Are you eco-minded and enjoy the outdoors? Then this is a great opportunity for you! The City of Thousand Oaks is looking for ‘Eco-Heroes’ to assist at it’s annual Arbor Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. This year, the free environmental event will

Teen Volunteers Clean Creek on America Recycles Day

By Fallon Rabin On Sunday, November 15, 2015, Thousand Oaks High School A.C.E. Recycling club, with the support of Heal the Bay, celebrated America Recycles Day by cleaning up Medea Creek in Agoura Hills.  An amazing crew of sixty Eco Warrior volunteers collected 570 pounds of trash and 55 pounds of recyclable materials from the

TOHS Recycle Club seeks volunteers for creek cleanup on America Recycles Day – Sunday, November 15th

By Fallon Rabin Coastal Cleanup Day has come and gone but the need for cleaning up our waterways remains. Join Thousand Oaks High’s A.C.E. Recycle Club (Alliance for Climate Education) and Heal the Bay on America Recycles Day, Sunday, November 15th, for a creek cleanup at Medea Creek in Agoura Hills. Eco Warriors of all

America Recycles Day is Coming! November 15th

America Recycles Day is fast approaching! Since 1997, people across the country have come together every November 15th to celebrate America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Established by the National Recycling Coalition and managed by the non-profit Keep America Beautiful, the purpose of America Recycles Day is to

Eeek-o Friendly Halloween

Go Green This Halloween! Halloween is a fun time of year filled with ghoulish costumes, delicious candy treats, and haunting jack-o-lanterns. But with all the synthetic costumes, individually wrapped candy treats, and plastic laden Halloween decorations, comes a significant amount of needless waste that can be a scary nightmare for the environment. But being environmentally