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Published on July 31, 2011 Written by Patrick Lane Posted in Center for Green Schools

We don't need to convince college students there are problems with the built environment around them. This is a generation of sustainability natives born into a changing planet.

They grew up with Asthma, taking steroids for their lungs and with inhalers in their pockets, all because of the unhealthy built environments they have been...

Published on July 31, 2011 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

These days, everyone seems to be trying to do more with less. More than a dozen USGBC Chapters did just that by making a little money go a long way toward greening their local schools with the 2010 Green Schools Committee Innovation Grants.

Last summer,...

Published on July 31, 2011 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last month, more than 30 school district staff, consultants and volunteers from across the country came together at USGBC's National Headquarters for a training session with the newly appointed Center for Green Schools UTC Fellows.

The Fellowship program, in its...

Published on July 31, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

By Heather Henriksen, Harvard Office for Sustainability

Earlier today USGBC announced that Harvard University had reached a first for any higher education institution in the world – 50 LEED certified projects. It’s an exciting green building milestone for us and one that...

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