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Alameda High School Reusables To-Go Pilot Program

Alameda High School Reusables To-Go Pilot Program

CASA and CASA Youth are working with over 25 Alameda High students to deliver the “Alameda High School Reusables To-Go Pilot Program” to dramatically reduce disposable foodware waste in Alameda’s downtown Park Street district. This pilot will demonstrate the waste...

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Student Letters of Appreciation for Alameda

Student Letters of Appreciation for Alameda

  Each year, Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA), and our citywide partner Alameda Green Schools Challenge, invite students across the island to write letters to celebrate Earth Day. Past letters have focused on: Straws and their impact on the...

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Unpackaging Alameda

The city of Alameda partnered with Clean Water Action’s ReTHink Disposable program on an Ocean Protection Council grant funded project, called “Unpacking Alameda”, through June 2019. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

TRANSPORTATION NEWS

How the City Plans to Reduce Traffic Congestion and Improve Air Quality in Alameda

Last year Alameda City Council adopted the Transportation Choices Plan (January 2018) to focus on ways to move people from single occupancy cars to mass transit, carpooling, biking, and walking. This year the City will develop the Active Transportation Plan focused on biking and walking.

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YOUTH SECTION

Students Campaign For A Plastic Free Alameda 

This April, thousands of students from K-12 across Alameda joined in a collective effort to enforce a Plastic Free Alameda by writing to their favorite restaurants requesting they move to reusable packaging and foodware. With over 620 letters received from more than 10 schools targeting 105 different Alameda food businesses, our local students can be seen demonstrating their civic leadership, environmental literacy and belief that if you speak out about a cause you are passionate about, you have the power to create true impact.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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