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May 2012

Published on May 30, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Whitehall Middle School Carbon Busters are a group of seven middle school students who recently competed in the Lexus Eco Challenge to win scholarships and grant money...

Published on May 24, 2012 Written by Fraser MacDonald Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last year, I was able to attend the Greenbuild Conference and Expo in Toronto as a Greenbuild Scholarship recipient.

Greenbuild was my first big conference, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I found was a whole world of people who were just as passionate about sustainability as I am. This is an event where the world leaders of the...

Published on May 17, 2012 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every month, USGBC hosts an “internal showcase” at the DC headquarters – a chance for staff to learn more about a project, idea or initiative that crosses all departments. Posters and other visuals are created to illustrate the showcase theme and applicable staff are on hand to discuss the concepts with their colleagues. Occasionally, trivia...

Published on May 16, 2012 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Even though by my assessment I was the only non-parent to take the stage at Parenting Magazine’s 2012 Mom Congress Conference, mom delegates from every state in the country welcomed me into their fold with open arms. It was incredibly energizing to meet so many moms who are...

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