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Published on August 23, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Did you know that around 700 million people in 43 countries suffer from water scarcity today? This alarming statistic is one of many that indicates the seriousness of the global water crisis planet earth is currently facing. One factor that contributes to the freshwater shortage is human consumption for personal uses such as cooking, cleaning...

Published on August 13, 2012 Written by Brittany Ireland Posted in Center for Green Schools

As the summer days are winding down, the Center for Green Schools is gearing up for the upcoming school year and the Green Apple Day of Service on Saturday, Sept. 29. We want to make sure you’re all fully equipped with what do to...

Published on August 13, 2012 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Center for Green Schools

Earlier this week, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council co-hosted a reception at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) alongside the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) to celebrate the...

Published on August 8, 2012 Written by Robert Ferris Posted in Center for Green Schools

Our ever growing population is driving an increased need for more educational facilities for future students. Likewise, as our population continues to grow, integrating sustainable principles into design and construction is becoming absolutely crucial. Without making a concerted move toward sustainability, future resources required for...

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