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Dec 2018


Green Team Installs New Set of Idling Signs

Check out the great work of the Los Altos High School Green Team!  

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Jun 2012


Student-led Rainwater Harvesting Projects at Los Altos High School and Egan

A rainwater harvesting system is an effective way to reduce runoff (especially important at Egan, given its large expanses of flat pavement) and reduce the use of treated water. 1,000 sq ft of roofing will actually yield 600 gallons of rainwater per inch of rain.

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Oct 2011


Transforming Trash: GreenTown Co-op provides compostable option to Styrofoam® waste

By Peg Champion, GreenTown Los Altos Correspondent Local restaurants and schools are joining GreenTown Los Altos in an effort to eliminate Styrofoam® and non-recyclable plastics used in food service. An innovative buyers’ cooperative is reducing landfill waste by replacing petroleum-based products with compostable materials. ...

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