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Published on 09 Oct 2014 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Celebrating green building in New Orleans is like being in Memphis on Elvis’s birthday—and you can bet it will be just as big of a party.

USGBC and the Center for Green Schools have been partnering with the city, ...

Published on 02 Oct 2014 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

It takes three weeks to form a habit, and this spring, were asking college students and staff to do just that—form a habit of conservation!

From February through April 2015, colleges and universities participating in Campus...

Published on 02 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools launched the Green Schools Fellowship program in 2011 to place sustainability officers in school districts around the country. More and more school systems are realizing that they need to put more focused attention on resource efficiency, health and wellness,...

Published on 26 Sep 2014 Posted in Center for Green Schools

In college I studied Conservation Ecology, Biology, and Permaculture Design and then relocated to Florida after graduation for work with sea turtles and tortoises. My background allows me to understand how nature works and inspires me to seek out new information...

Published on 25 Sep 2014 Written by John Mandyck Posted in Center for Green Schools

To call school important is a serious understatement. It’s where roughly a quarter of all Americans spend their days. It’s a place to mold minds and shape behaviors, which makes it the ideal place to not only raise awareness about energy efficiency and environmental sustainability,...

Published on 24 Sep 2014 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Solar Foundation (TSF) and its research partners at SEIA just released the National Solar Schools Census, and it's chock-full of information about solar energy use in our nation's schools....

Published on 23 Sep 2014 Posted in Center for Green Schools
Published on 22 Sep 2014 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

My mother was a teacher at my high school. I know what comes to mind — some scene from 16 Candles of ultimate teenage embarrassment and disdain, but that’s not how I felt. Instead, I just never needed the, “Woah, my teacher is a person” realization...

Published on 19 Sep 2014 Written by Maria Martinez Posted in Center for Green Schools

In the spirit of Green Apple Day of Service (GADOS) being right around the corner, we wanted to profile one of our most successful and committed project captains, Lori Braunstein. Read below for her...

Published on 19 Sep 2014 Written by Aaron Fiber Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Apple Day of Service was established to help create green schools around the world and improve the places where our students learn.

Now in its third year, the Day of Service, which takes place this year on Saturday, Sept. 27...

Published on 12 Sep 2014 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Still wondering how you can be a part of this year’s Green Apple Day of Service?

Have your event all planned out for Sept. 27, and looking for more to do?

Here are 99 ideas that anyone can implement at their school or...

Published on 05 Sep 2014 Written by Suzanne Warren Posted in Center for Green Schools

The first day of school pictures have been taken, the back to school jitters have subsided and momentum is building for the third annual Green Apple Day of Service (GADOS).

As we prepare for another successful GADOS season full of...

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