• A More Sustainable OUSD
    Improving Energy Efficiency 
    Green CA ZNE Award  

    OUSD Facilities continues to find ways to utilize California's Prop 39 to create energy efficiency upgrades for our schools. 


    Solar Power Projects
    La Escuelita Solar Panels  

    OUSD has 17 schools with solar panels which have generated approximately 9,000,000 kWh of energy and counting. This equates to over $3,000,000 in utility bill savings.

    Working to End Food Waste in Schools
    Food Waste Monitors  

    School food waste is a very significant problem. Reducing waste is a priority for the OUSD Facilities Planning & Management Department.


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    Building a Living Schoolyards
    Kids Exploring Nature  

    Living Schoolyards for Oakland is a collaborative partnership between The Trust for Public Land, Green Schoolyards America, Oakland Unified School District’s Facilities Planning & Management Department, and five school communities throughout Oakland.


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