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August 2012

Published on August 30, 2012 Written by Tamara Arsenault Posted in Center for Green Schools

Imagine the bathrooms at the school you attend or the school your children attend are out of order – what would you do? In the U.S., it’s likely the school would be closed for the day and children sent home until the repairs could be made. Unfortunately, in many places around the world, the school bathrooms are permanently out of order forcing...

Published on August 29, 2012 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

The countdown has begun. One month from now on September 29, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC will host the first annual Green Apple Day of Service, an initiative to have volunteers around the world participate in small acts of service to improve their local school environments. Now that...

Published on August 27, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

At Rasmussen College, you see a lot of green. It’s not only one of the school’s main colors, but staying eco-friendly or “green” is something Rasmussen College tries to implement at all 22 of its campuses. The college is focusing on energy management, lighting, and small steps to become more environmentally friendly and make smarter sustainable...

Published on August 24, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Romania is a country with a deep, historical connection to agriculture and nature and includes some of Europe’s richest and largest (and most threatened) areas of biodiversity. A history of forced depopulation of the villages and industrialization removed many of the citizens from their connection to the land. Consequently, many school...

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