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Zero waste, zero change

Zero waste, zero change

Editorial Board

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

San Francisco had a diversion rate of 52 percent as of 2001, with over half of the waste generated was either recycled or composted, according to the San Francisco Department of the Environment. Former Mayor Ed Lee announced in 2012 that San Francisco had achieved a diversion rate of 80 percent, the...

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Laura Mogannam and Olivia Mohun

October 21, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students learned about San Francisco’s goal to become a greener city and have zero waste during espacio at today’s assembly. Paul Pryor Lorentz, theology teacher and one of Convent’s environmental ambassadors, presented a video highlighting the management of trash in San Francisco. “I...

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features

Neon-colored beads have become a part of many daily hygiene routines and may even make face wash bottles more appealing, but the microplastic polyethylene pearl-like beads, used as an exfoliator in many over-the-counter facial cleansers, are killing marine life. “I’m ashamed to say that I used to use a...

Overthrow the reign of drought

Overthrow the reign of drought

February 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIAL Many Bay Area residents awoke to the pounding of rain against their windows last Thursday morning. Four days of sporadic showers had many crying “miracle” after one of the driest seasons on record, but the California drought is far from over. While the past week has been ...

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