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Published on 25 Aug 2015 Written by Jaime Van Mourik Posted in Center for Green Schools

Institutions of higher education represent many things to many different people. They are temples of learning, understanding and growth, centers for research and discovery, homes away from home during some of the most formative years of young adulthood and, often, beacons of leadership on...

Published on 24 Aug 2015 Written by william Balek Posted in Center for Green Schools

Recently, ISSA was fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in the development of a new resource authored by USGBC's Center for Green Schools—it’s called...

Published on 17 Aug 2015 Written by Joshua Lasky Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Sunday, June 28, the Green Sports Alliance launched their 2015 Summit in Chicago with a special Green Apple Day of Service project co-presented by Connor Sports with partners Chicago Public Schools,...

Published on 12 Aug 2015 Written by Morgan Bulman Posted in Center for Green Schools

With the Center for Green School’s Green Apple Day of Service right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how your community or classroom can get involved in a local service project to transform schools into...

Published on 03 Aug 2015 Written by Joshua Lasky Posted in Center for Green Schools

Community Green was launched by USGBC in 2012 to engage community colleges and help prepare students for careers in the sustainability field. The program connects two-year institutions with industry-leading green...

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green cleaning in schools has long been championed by parents, school staff, sustainability leaders, and cleaning industry professionals, but what about by state leadership?

Since 2006, 10 states and the District of Columbia have implemented laws which address green cleaning in schools....

Published on 29 Jul 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green Apple Day of Service project from earlier this year has already gained national attention from the likes of the Washington Post and LA’s National Public Radio for its approach to solving the rapid decline in native...

Published on 02 Jul 2015 Written by Caroline Cowan Posted in Center for Green Schools

In April we announced that the 2015 Greenest School on Earth is in Pickering, Canada, just outside of Toronto.

Dunbarton High School features a...

Published on 24 Jun 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Elon University, located in central North Carolina, is a liberal arts university with nationally recognized professional programs in business, communications, education, law and health sciences. Since its...

Published on 17 Jun 2015 Written by Morgan Bulman Posted in Center for Green Schools

“Where we learn matters” is the mantra of the Center for Green Schools; it reminds us that healthier, more sustainable schools are not a luxury, but a necessity. 

On the evening of Wednesday, June 3, more than...

Published on 12 Jun 2015 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Ever wonder what a school district sustainability director does? Within the last five years, the network of school district sustainability staff that the Center for Green Schools convenes has grown four fold, and we've...

Published on 27 May 2015 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Apple Day of Service brings together thousands of students, teachers, parents and community leaders from around the globe to improve our school environments through service projects, education, community events and more. 

This year's Green Apple Day of...

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