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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 28, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry
Credit: joo0ey via Flickr

The Greenbuild Newsroom is up and running! Exhibitors looking to enhance their visibility can seamlessly upload company and product news and information to the Newsroom, which will be...

Published on August 28, 2012 Written by Mark MacCracken Posted in Industry
A snapshot of Mark's Matterhorn expedition

Last week, I did something I had only previously dreamed of doing: I climbed the notorious Matterhorn and parts of Mont Blanc. The experience was life-changing and was made even more meaningful by the more than $22,000 I was able to raise...

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