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Published on 02 Oct 2013 Written by David A. Weiss Posted in Center for Green Schools

Global Communities supports Green Apple Day of Service worldwide

Every year at Global Communities, we see the increasingly negative effect of climate change on the lives and livelihoods of our partner...

Published on 30 Sep 2013 Written by Margo Street Posted in Center for Green Schools

I joined several of my USGBC colleagues for a fantastic Green Apple Day of Service at Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School in Cheverly, MD, my new neighborhood. As students came by to work on the school garden, paint rocks, learn about butterflies and more, we were reminded of some of life's...

Published on 24 Sep 2013 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Center for Green Schools

In the final installment of of the Green Apple Day of Service Spotlight, I got a chance to speak with Cindy Thompson about a service project she is heading up this year, taking advantage of the resources her mother can help her access as...

Published on 23 Sep 2013 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Center for Green Schools

When we released the Center for Green Schools’ 2013 State of Our Schools Report, we had one objective in mind: to rally the community around the call...

Published on 20 Sep 2013 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Center for Green Schools

In this second installment of the Green Apple Day of Service Spotlight, members of the Center for Green Schools at USGBC team took some time out of their busy schedules to tell me a bit about the different projects they have teamed up to coordinate.

For...

Published on 19 Sep 2013 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Center for Green Schools

With the second annual Green Apple Day of Service fast approaching, it's a great time to find out what kinds of projects volunteers are undertaking as part of the global effort to make all schools a healthy, sustainable, and a comfortable environment for the students and staff that walk through...

Published on 17 Sep 2013 Written by Luciano Bonini Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green Apple is made possible by our generous and supportive partners like Interface. Not only does Interface give resources to Green Apple to ensure that we can run our initiative to show the world that where we learn matters, but they live that philosophy by doing good works...

Published on 12 Sep 2013 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

Sometimes you come across a song or an artist that completely transforms your thinking. Mr. Eco is one of these musicians. I first heard about Mr. Eco after watching “Save so Hard,” a video he created to support Campus Conservation Nationals, an energy reduction competition on his...

Published on 30 Aug 2013 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC is pleased to announce a new campaign to bring more K-12 schools and districts into the USGBC member community by offering a free first year of membership. We are committed to guaranteeing that...

Published on 23 Aug 2013 Written by Emily Hand Posted in Center for Green Schools

For our first year as an official group at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, California, our USGBC Students group have decided to kick off the semester with a Green Apple Day of Service project. We've decided to host a project that is close to home and utilizes some of our campus...

Published on 22 Aug 2013 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

For the third summer in a row, a small group of powerful people gathered in the USGBC offices this past June to talk green schools strategy. These individuals directly affect the health and education of over 4.3 million students, and their decisions sway local markets and influence the...

Published on 22 Aug 2013 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Center for Green Schools

At USGBC, we know that state legislators are some of the most influential decision makers in the movement for healthy, high-performing schools. Each year, state lawmakers...

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