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Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

While giving gifts is on almost everyone’s mind this time of year, the environmental impact of waste over the holidays often gets neglected. Americans throw away 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Years than they do any other time of the year, and an extra 3.5 metric tons of carbon dio...

School fined for improper sorting

School fined for improper sorting

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

As 2020 draws nearer and the timer for San Francisco’s goal to become a zero waste city ticks down, Recology, the city’s waste management company is cracking down on trash sorting by fining many residents, businesses, and institutions — including Convent & Stuart Hall. “It’s not uncom...

Adding to the cycle

Adding to the cycle

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

September 28, 2017

In order to get San Francisco closer to its goal of zero waste by 2020, Recology, the local resource recovery company, has added items to its list of what can be recycled in blue bins and increased the amount of compost sent to farms. “Zero waste is an idea that means sending next to nothing to land...

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz leads espacio by talking about how to help the environment.

Laura Mogannam and Olivia Mohun

October 21, 2016

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...

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