Education Outreach

Garbage Pizza

Check out this activity for to kids K-6th! AboutAs an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, KPB mainly utilizes the “Waste in Place” curriculum. The logic behind its namesake is that every single piece of waste, has a very specific place. Whether it goes in the normal trash bin, a recycle bin, or in the compost, the kids will go home knowing the answer!All of our K-6 activities are designed to optimize S.T.E.A.M. learning objectives and provide a hands-on educational experience in litter awareness & prevention, community engagement, recycling habits, or even composting!Today, we will be […]

DIY Waste Audit

What is a Waste Audit? It’s a way to measure the amount of waste against the type of waste your household produces!  Why is it useful? Waste audits help determine the most heavily discarded items in your household. With this information, you can make solutions to curb your impact in a way that is tailored to your lifestyle. Basically, it helps you send less trash to the landfill considering your household’s needs.  For example, if you throw away a lot of old produce, you may want to think about creating a compost bin. This way, […]

DIY Paper-Making

Learn how to upcycle your shredded paper into unique, sustainable stationary! Watch as our Events Coordinator, Lauren, talks you through the process step-by-step. This activity is great for kids, teens or adults!

All About Native Plants

European Americans have been obsessed with the aesthetic of manicured, verdant lawns since they first appeared in royal gardens. But are they worth all of the hype? Read further to discover why lawns are out and living gardens are in… Lawns Are So Last Century For centuries, front lawns have been a socio-economic symbol of success. Traditionally in Western cultures, a well-kept lawn signifies status. From the White House to thousands of suburbs across the U.S., many Americans still subscribe to this ideology. In fact, 80% of Americans have grass lawns. Despite being in vogue, our […]

Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Find out why you should choose reef-safe sunscreen and how it impacts not only our environment, but our bodies It’s hot. We’re melting. Coral reefs are dying. Go Coral Neutral to save the planet… and yourself. The Importance of Reefs Coral reefs cover 1% of the ocean floor and serve as a hotspot for biodiversity thus providing a wealth of benefits to both fish and human populations. These marine ecosystems foster opportunities for new medicine, support tourism and deter storm damage. No one benefits more from reef stability than us. Just as reefs contribute $36 […]

Climate & Racism

Climate & Racism

It’s no secret that Black Americans are underrepresented in the climate discussions, and in STEM fields all over the country. So, in light of current events, we wanted to elevate Black voices and provide some articles that discuss this national inequality in the environmentalism sector.  NYT Article: Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racsim “It’s impossible to live sustainably without tackling inequality.” “Intersectional environmentalism advocates for the protection of both people and the planet.” Author, Leah Thomas, is featured in the photograph above. Why Every Environmentalist Should Be Anti-Racist 8 Black Environmentalists You Need To […]