Start With the Walls to Build a Green School

By Alice Lane
Taxpayers want them to save money. Elected officials want them because they make their district, county, or state look good. Students want them because they’re cool and school employees want them because they make budgeting easier. Everyone is looking to make school buildings as green as possible. As you drive by new school [...]

Going Green in Your School and Classroom

By E. K. Garcia –
In support of growing environmental concerns, the federal government and many states are funding green schools.
Many of these eco-friendly schools are experimenting with everything from solar and wind energy sources, recycled building materials, and natural lighting to using green products and pesticides, implementing energy efficient technology and incorporating environmental issues [...]

Teaching Kids To Go Green

By Rondi Davis –
Kermit the Frog said, “It’s not easy being green.” But these days “going green” is a hot topic everywhere. What’s fashionable now was simply pragmatic to my grandparent’s generation. We seem to be coming full circle.
Earth Day, April 22, was started in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson as a grassroots [...]

Should a School Implement Green Business Practices?

By Manda Trevarthen -
Did you ever think you would send your children to school to become environmentally friendly? Once upon a time children were sent to school to learn only practical subjects however these days the range of subjects being taught to children has been extended. Schools now are looking to implement green business practices [...]

Top Tips to Turn Your School Building Green

By Kimberlie Hutson –
Global warming is a hot topic at the moment and governments round the world are all trying to lower CO2 emissions. The UK government is legally obliged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 12.5 percent below 1990 levels by 2012.
Schemes like the Low Carbon Buildings Programme that offer grants to help [...]

10 Things Schools Can Do to Go Green

By Sarita Douglas –
1.¬†¬† ¬†Educate students! This is a school’s number one role in going green: change the mindset and behavior of the next generation. Schools should teach students about global warming, climate change, renewable resources and all of the exciting technologies utilizing these, about recycling of solid wastes and water, and about green [...]

Going Green in Your School and Classroom

By E. K. Garcia
In support of growing environmental concerns, the federal government and many states are funding green schools.
Many of these eco-friendly schools are experimenting with everything from solar and wind energy sources, recycled building materials, and natural lighting to using green products and pesticides, implementing energy efficient technology and incorporating environmental issues in curriculum.
While [...]