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Published on 06 Mar 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Something remarkable has happened in Washington, DC. Beyond the glare of the news cycle, the political positioning and the national debates, Dunbar High School, located a stone’s throw from the U.S. Capitol...

Published on 05 Mar 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Nature’s Voices Project is an initiative of the Green Schools Initiative that combines the power of environmental education, storytelling and youth voices to build support for a sustainable,...

Published on 10 Feb 2015 Written by Suzanne Haerther Posted in Center for Green Schools

The USGBC Georgia Chapter is excited about the turnout and feedback from the Second Annual High Performance Healthy Schools Recognition Day at the State Capitol on Feb. 5, 2015. ...

Published on 03 Feb 2015 Written by Josh Lasky Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC launched the Green Apple campaign as a way to partner with businesses that share our vision of providing green schools for all...

Published on 30 Jan 2015 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

At last year’s Green Schools National Conference, we called upon all who were assembled to speak with one voice and act as one movement. We’ve spent the last 11 months living that promise and learning...

Published on 30 Jan 2015 Written by Mark Swiger Posted in Center for Green Schools

Mark Swiger is the Best of Green Schools 2014 Honoree in the Ambassador category.

Mark is a teacher in Marshall County Schools, WV. Active locally, statewide and...

Published on 19 Jan 2015 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to focus on what we can do for others, something we know that supporters of the green schools movement do all year long. 

Last year saw the biggest turnout ever for Green Apple Day of Service...

Published on 05 Jan 2015 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Nov. 7, 2014, Maple Dale School in Fox Point, Wisconsin made history. The school was the first in the world to earn certification under the LEED v4 Operations and Maintenance...

Published on 22 Dec 2014 Posted in Center for Green Schools

Annie Donnelly is the Best of Green Schools 2014 honoree in the Moment for the Movement category. Annie recently authored a children’s book titled '...

Published on 18 Dec 2014 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Three years ago, students from Dunloggin Middle School went on a field trip (we all remember those, right?) to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. They were learning about the Bay’s ecosystem, and while dredging an oyster reef found only one live...

Published on 10 Dec 2014 Written by Drew Beal Posted in Center for Green Schools

Did you know that 50 billion paper cups get discarded in America each year? It’s unbelievable! I started researching the ‘cup problem’ when I was a grad student at UC San Diego; here's what I'...

Published on 13 Nov 2014 Written by Tanvi Jaganath Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Sept. 27, 2014, Green Technologies Dubai, a USGBC Education Partner, carried the message of environmental protection to St. Anthony’s Maha Vidyalaya School, Allogaollewa, in rural Sri Lanka....

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