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November 2013

Published on November 14, 2013 Written by Melissa Vernon Posted in Center for Green Schools

With our recent participation in the Green Apple Day of Service and an inspiring Greenbuild show in Philadelphia before us, we’ve been reflecting on emergent trends in the world of sustainability. Of the many conversations out there—the role of...

Published on November 12, 2013 Written by Tess Wiggins Posted in Center for Green Schools

Today kicks off the eight day Green Apple Bike Tour where 14 USGBC Students, Emerging Professionals and staff will cycle over 200 miles from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, PA to spread awareness about the importance of safe, healthy and sustainable schools. Along the way, we’ll...

Published on November 8, 2013 Written by John Mandyck Posted in Center for Green Schools

As we look ahead to Greenbuild, we do so knowing that our schools are more sustainable today than they were a year ago thanks to the hard work of the Center for Green Schools. The Center’s recent Green Apple Day of Service netted nearly 2,100 volunteer projects globally, with thousands of volunteers spreading the word about the benefits...