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August 2012

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Published on August 8, 2012 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools
Emily Knupp and Lucas Luetge

Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Seattle for our very first Day of Service project. I joined the Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders and Seattle Storm, along with Washington Green Schools and...

Published on August 7, 2012 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

Our Green Schools Fellows have been hard at work in the Boston and Sacramento school districts, wrapping up their first years and looking forward to the 2012-2013 school year. They’ve made some incredible accomplishments so far, and we’re looking forward to the year ahead!
Sacramento City Unified School District update – Farah McDIll...

Published on August 7, 2012 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Following a recent speaking engagement, I was approached by a young teacher who asked me how she could convince her school to go green. She told me that her classroom has one broken window that was positioned directly above the dumpster, her ceiling tiles are covered in mold, there’s a funky smell that she can never seem to find the source of...

Published on August 7, 2012 Written by Vanessa Santos Posted in Center for Green Schools

Starting this month, USGBC will offer free institutional memberships (a $750 value) to community colleges across the country, as part of the Center for Green Schools’ newest program, Community Green. This program supports community colleges in bringing green building training...

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