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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 17 Dec 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Recipients Represent the Best Environmental Efforts in Schools Across U.S. 

Washington, D.C. – (Dec. 17, 2014) – The Center for Green Schools at USGBC announced...

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....

Published on 12 Nov 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

Do you want to learn about creative strategies for success and to take home real-life tools that can transform schools?

Attend the Green Schools National Conference to be a part of the largest gathering of K-12 green...

Published on 10 Nov 2014 Written by Renee Daigneault Posted in Center for Green Schools

The San Diego Green Building Council (SDGBC) and Balfour Beatty Construction recently partnered with John J. Montgomery Elementary School in Chula Vista, CA, to host the 3rd annual Green Apple Day of Service

On Saturday,...

Published on 03 Nov 2014 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

The end of the year is almost here, and the Center for Green Schools is excited to recognize the “Best of Green Schools” 2014 leaders: people, schools, campuses and organizations making a big difference in their...

Published on 28 Oct 2014 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Are you interested in a snapshot of the work that the Center for Green Schools has accomplished in the first half of 2014?

We’ve just published our 2014 Midyear Report Card, our semi-annual check-in on progress we’...

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...

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