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Published on November 22, 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

Mary Lin Elementary School in Atlanta, Georgia, is so dedicated to Green Apple Day of Service that in 2016 the school leaders stretched it out into a whole "Go Green Week." This weeklong event raised awareness and funds for the...

Published on November 17, 2017 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in Center for Green Schools

This fall, USGBC staff joined the movement of parents, teachers and organizations working to make our schools greener through Green Apple Day of Service. More than 70 percent of our Washington, D.C.-based staff and over 50 percent of our staff around the world participated in Green Apple...

Published on November 14, 2017 Written by Sara Patterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Registration is now open for the 2018 Green Schools Conference and Expo and Rocky Mountain Green in Denver, Colorado. The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) is the only national event to bring together...

Published on November 13, 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

It seems like only yesterday, but it’s been 10 years since USGBC launched the National Green Schools Campaign alongside partners at the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) event, committing to a vision of green schools for every child. That same year, USGBC launched the LEED for Schools rating system, which provided a leadership standard...

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