Monthly Archives: January 2012

Get ready… National Green Week is only 7 days away!

Get ready! National Green Week 2012 is only a week away! For those of you who don’t know, National Green Week is the largest waste reduction campaign in history for K-12 schools nationwide.  This year’s event will be kicking off … Continue reading

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Technology Driven Behavior Change is Saving Water

Did you know that only 1% of all the water on earth is available for human use? It seems like the supply is endless to those in the developed world because it’s always available, it’s clean, and simply not an … Continue reading

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Tips to Make Your Workplace Greener!

By conducting business as usual, schools can take a big toll on the environment.  The Planet People’s Challenge winners’ ideas are simple, yet effective. And they can be implemented in schools nationwide to have an enormous collective impact! Get inspired … Continue reading

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Darn! I Forgot My Reusable Bag… Again!

It happens to all of us. You get to the checkout and the cashier asks if you have any bags of your own to use. Well of course I do! I am a steward of our environment, thank you very … Continue reading

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Gardening and Healthy Snacking at the Boys and Girls Club

At the Boys and Girls Club in Santa Monica, we are fortunate to be part of positive changes and growth every day.  I happened upon one growth experience yesterday that I wanted to share with you! I entered the Club … Continue reading

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Have You Applied for the Sustainable Energy Award?

What would your school do with $10,000? Install light sensors? Upgrade to energy and water efficient appliances? The National Environmental Education Foundation’s (NEEF) Sustainable Energy Award, sponsored by Samsung, awards $10,000 to three high schools that can demonstrate how they have … Continue reading

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