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October 2013

Published on October 24, 2013 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

If you’re heading to Greenbuild 2013 Conference and Expo in November, don’t miss the chance to attend the Center for Green School’s education session: “...

Published on October 23, 2013 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last week, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC released "Powering Down: Behavior-Based Energy Conservation in K-12 Schools," a toolkit that follows the experiences of five public schools that have reduced electricity use by an astonishing 20 to 37 percent through behavior-based strategies alone. The paper, which was written with lead...

Published on October 11, 2013 Written by Caroline Cowan Posted in Center for Green Schools

This is why we do it. This is why we get to work early and this is why we stay late. This is why we work our hearts out nurturing relationships, scrupulously discovering and creating the newest green schools research and wracking our brains about how to be bigger, better and bolder. Because it matters.

While I sit at my desk doing all of...

Published on October 10, 2013 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

This year’s Green Apple Day of Service is behind us, and volunteers at more than 2,000 schools and campuses joined us to make an impact. Projects took place in all 50 U.S. states and 40 countries, with participants showing that their communities are committed to healthy, safe and sustainable schools. Every dot on the map at mygreenapple....

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