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Published on 02 Sep 2015 Written by Jessica Pinkston Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference & Expo, formerly the Green Schools National Conference, is accepting proposals from industry experts eager to share their knowledge and efforts to create green, healthy, sustainable teaching and...

Published on 02 Sep 2015 Written by Joe Nelson Posted in Center for Green Schools

We can all agree that north of 300,000 volunteers actively contributing to healthy, safe, efficient, and productive learning environments is a tremendous benefit to the green schools movement. Each participant brings additional strength to the effort.

However, it is often...

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 Josh 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 15 Aug 2015 Written by Kris Wilson Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC Idaho is issuing a challenge—green your school! Having a more sustainable school building can lower operating costs and have a positive effect on students, teachers and the community. Our goal is to empower...

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 Josh 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...

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