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March 2013

Published on March 22, 2013 Written by Nathaniel Allen Posted in Center for Green Schools

If this news were coming from your doctor, you would be very, very worried.

Well the expert doctors for our country’s infrastructure – the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – have just issued their latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. Our...

Published on March 22, 2013 Written by Ariane Laxo Posted in Community

Are you passionate about a sustainable future? Do you want to make a difference and impact real change in the built environment?

USGBC is seeking four volunteer Emerging Professionals National Committee Strategic Initiatives (SI) Chairs to help...

Published on March 22, 2013 Written by Caroline Cowan Posted in Center for Green Schools

We have a lot to learn when it comes to green schools. We acknowledge, categorize and celebrate schools in the United States that save resources and improve health and learning, yet we know far too little about comparable schools beyond this nation’s borders. At the Center for Green Schools, we’ve worked hard to come to a comprehensive...

Published on March 22, 2013 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in Industry

Water is the most essential need of living beings, yet the value we place on it is so low.

Water is cheap and easily accessible in the developed world, but it’s being wasted and contaminated at an alarming rate. In honor of World Water Day, here are some simple water saving strategies that make a difference.


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