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Published on December 22, 2014 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Annie Donnelly is the Best of Green Schools 2014 honoree in the Moment for the Movement category. Annie recently authored a children’s book titled 'Willow Watts and...

Published on December 18, 2014 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Three years ago, students from Dunloggin Middle School went on a field trip (we all remember those, right?) to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. They were learning about the Bay’s ecosystem, and while dredging an oyster reef found only one live oyster. The students were concerned and curious,...

Published on December 10, 2014 Written by Drew Beal Posted in Center for Green Schools

Did you know that 50 billion paper cups get discarded in America each year? It’s unbelievable! I started researching the ‘cup problem’ when I was a grad student at UC San Diego; here's what I've found:

In 2008, Starbucks established a...