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December 25, 2017
Student Organization: EcoSSIStem
Start/End date: 2018 (ended)
Description: The EcoSSIStem Club has been trying to resolve an ongoing battle at SSIS that -- some say -- has lasted up to ten years. That problem is the incredible amount of plastic waste we produce from our...
November 19, 2017
Jee In Kim
This is the fourth part of EcoSSIStem's Compost Series, based on our project design and process.
Once our compost bins were built, they needed to be regularly maintained. In September, we finished our first successful batch of compost, which we used to pot...
By Spring Break, we had finished all construction.
Now that we had our compost bins ready for use, we began planning the next few weeks carefully. Earth Day was...
November 14, 2017
Jayden Tran, Holley Nguyen, Khai Phan
Student Organization: ESCA 13
Start/End date: 2017 ~ ongoing
Description: Our club worked tirelessly to create a proposal, went through three meetings with the Principals and the May Cafe Staffs and we are happy finally to announce that the project is underway.
October 31, 2017
This is the third part of EcoSSIStem's six-part Compost Series, based on our project design and process.
During this stage, it helped so much to have the guidance of one of our maintenance staff, Mr. Khue. He was able to acquire all of our mat...
October 13, 2017
This is the second part of EcoSSIStem's six-part Compost Series, based on our project design and process.
After educating ourselves about the different types of composting, we decided on the rotating tumbler bin model. From there, we began co...
September 19, 2017
This is the first part of EcoSSIStem's six-part Compost Series, based on our project design and process. Stay tuned for more!
Student club/organization: Global Issues Network Club
Start/end date: 2016-17 school year
Description: We decided to begin the Compost Projec...
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