The Tam News

Dual Stream Recycling Pilot Program debuts

Dual Stream Recycling Pilot Program debuts

By Jessica Bukowski

October 16, 2018

The Mill Valley Refuse Service began requiring select Mill Valley, Tiburon, and Corte Madera neighborhoods to participate in a new recycling program, which will last from September 3 until December 29. The new program is called the Dual Stream Recycling Pilot Program, functioning by alternating the ...

Environmental Science Class Starts Recycling Program

Environmental Science Class Starts Recycling Program

By Caroline Frost

March 18, 2015

Several of science teacher Erin Ashley’s environmental science students have launched a program to increase the number of recycling bins around Tam’s campus. According to an email sent to Tam staff members by Assistant Principal Wendy Stratton, several members of Ashley’s class contacted the Marin...

Seriously Slacking Sustainability

Seriously Slacking Sustainability

By Sammy Herdman

October 2, 2014

Marin’s well-preserved county parks, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 15,420 litres each year, and initiatives to support electric vehicles suggest that Marin has high standards for ecological protection. When considering this, it seems odd that Tam lacks one of the most basic ways to promote...

Recycling program brought back to life

By Billie Mandelbaum

November 5, 2010

When Tamalpais High School students returned for the fall semester, many were surprised to learn that the school’s recycling program had been cancelled. Senior Sam Grossman, took a stand and decided to work to reinstate the program. “When I heard about [the cancellation] a few weeks ago I started...