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The first piece of garbage falls to the floor of the C hall bathrooms as the bell rings to start the school day.

School bathrooms struggle to remain sanitary

November 16, 2019

School bathrooms. The words that send a shiver down students' spines conjure up images of vaping, overflowing garbage cans, and other unspeakable things.  Restrooms have found ...

Alice Chamberlin, a junior, uses the tri-bins to throw her thrash away. With the tri-bins now on campus, many students are eager to throw their trash away in the correct spot.

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

October 23, 2018

The Carlmont Green Team is continually working to improve the environment by implementing new tri-bin trash systems across campus. The trash system was formed last January and...

During lunch, Sienna Diehl, a sophomore, throws away her empty soda bottle in the trash can. Soda bottles should be thrown in the recycling bin since they're made of aluminum.

Green Team works to implement a tri-bin waste system

October 14, 2017

The Green Team is making efforts to establish a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont, which would consist of compost, recycling, and landfill. This would be an expanded and more ...

A pile of trash accumulates on a campus table over the course of a school day.

Trash on campus alarms staff and students

October 11, 2016

As students get back into the groove of the new school year, some struggle to retain old habits. According to some staff members, one habit that the student body can improve...

At Sunny Cove Beach, friends and families take responsibility for their environment by collecting trash near their local beach.

Tons of trash expelled from Bay Area beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day

April 27, 2015

On April 18, thousands of Save Our Shores volunteers came together for coastal cleanups across the Bay Area. "Keeping our waterways clear and free of debris is huge issue for...

Post lunch trash problems

Post lunch trash problems

March 15, 2015


Trash everywhere

Trash everywhere

September 22, 2011

Here at Carlmont, the the bleachers and the quad, the two most popular lunch spots, are covered in students' leftover garbage after lunch. "The campus is a mess," said Ralph...

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