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October 2012

Published on October 31, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

One of our customers recently wrote us to share a fresh perspective on sustainability—from her son. From his perspective, the solar panels on their roof are the norm, and he seems genuinely puzzled if his friends’ homes don’t have them as well. To him, solar panels are as much a part of modern life as TVs and refrigerators.

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Published on October 23, 2012 Written by Samantha Frost Posted in Center for Green Schools

Going from the ‘college world’ to the ‘real world’ has been a difficult transition for me. And I’m not just talking about how hard it is to wake up at six in the morning every day (although I do miss sleeping until noon). But in college, there is no such thing as ‘free time.’ For me, there was class, work, studying, internships, or… oh yeah…...

Published on October 17, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, Excel Dryer Inc., manufacturer of the energy-efficient XLERATOR® hand dryer, joined thousands of organizations around the world in helping to create healthier learning environments for kids. For the inaugural Green Apple Day of Service, Excel Dryer teamed up with...

Published on October 3, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

CHF International, a humanitarian relief and development organization, has been working with slum communities in India since 2003. With support from the Caterpillar Foundation and in partnership with the Centre for Social Action (...

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