Grades of Green Youth Corps member, Jane F, and Programs Manager Allie Bussjaeger presented at a zero waste workshop hosted by the South Bay Environmental Services to educate students at the adult school about how to live a waste free lifestyle. Rupam Soni, who is on Grades of Green’s Board of Directors and who works for the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, also presented and discussed how landfills operate and how waste is managed in Los Angeles County.

As part of the Sustainable Workshop Series, the workshop taught attendees how they can minimize their impact on the environment by moving towards zero waste. The workshop featured experts on sanitation, source reduction, and composting.

To learn more about the South Bay Environmental Services Center and other upcoming events, check out their website. To learn more about Grades of Green’s trash reduction activities, go here.