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October 2017

Published on October 18, 2017 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Center for Green Schools

For this year’s Climate Leadership Awards, USGBC and Second Nature chose winners who contributed to the environment through extensive sustainability efforts. As the recipient in the 4-Year...

Published on October 10, 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

Youth who are educated about sustainability and the environment help move us toward a society that considers the environmental impact of its everyday actions. Additionally, today’s younger generations must be literate in sustainability to compete in the growing green job market. Green Apple...

Published on October 9, 2017 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC has specific LEED credits for schools that can help deliver safe, healthy and sustainable learning environments for all children. As volunteers in 70-plus participate in Green Apple Day of Service...

Published on October 3, 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

Outdoor classrooms allow students to connect with nature and learn about plant cycles and wildlife habitats. Getting outside also grants teachers the opportunity to offer hands-on activities that can only take place in an outdoor setting. Green Apple Day of Service is a perfect time to create...

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