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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...

Published on 20 Aug 2013 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

The USGBC Students program is now accepting applications from vibrant, passionate students to become a part of the Green Apple Bike Tour this November! We are looking for 15 members of USGBC Students groups of diverse...

Published on 14 Aug 2013 Written by Patrick Li Posted in Center for Green Schools

Team Middlebury is on a solar mission. This fall, the student team will travel from Vermont to California to participate in the Solar Decathlon competition, where the team will unveil the results of its two year blood, sweat and tears--a 956...

Published on 13 Aug 2013 Written by Elizabeth Rowe Posted in Center for Green Schools

Tuition increases are usually met with contention as the cost of higher education continues to rise. Nevertheless, many students across the country are lobbying for their school to institute a student green fee. Student green fees allow college campuses to finance sustainability initiatives and...

Published on 09 Aug 2013 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

With nearly 500 teachers in our Green Classroom Professional (GCP) community, the Center for Green Schools is excited that our connection to classrooms around the country has become stronger than ever...

Published on 08 Aug 2013 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

With this year’s Green Apple Day of Service just two months away, it’s time to start thinking about how your project will come together.  I’m asked all the time for ideas on where to get supplies and resources for events,...

Published on 07 Aug 2013 Written by Kristin Ferguson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Providing hands-on learning opportunities for students has been a longtime priority of the Center for Green Schools and has been championed by the ...

Published on 05 Aug 2013 Written by Tess Wiggins Posted in Center for Green Schools

Need a little help with your Green Apple Day of Service project? We're giving away three Visa gift cards to help you transform your school into a healthy, safe, cost-efficient and productive learning space where students have clean and healthy air to breathe...

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