Monthly Archives: February 2012

Eco-Fashion Turned the Red Carpet Green!

Did anyone catch the Oscars on Sunday night and check out the phenomenal dresses that walked down the red carpet? I bet you didn’t notice that eco-friendly fashion was center stage. Eco-friendly designs have recently become a growing trend within … Continue reading

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Benefits of School Gardens and Healthy Eating

The USDA recently announced revised rules around school lunches. Now, fresh fruits and vegetables and low fat milk will be the cornerstone of the hot lunch tray. Hooray! Thanks to first lady Michelle Obama and her Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, … Continue reading

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Green Education Foundation (GEF) at the Green Schools National Conference

The Green Schools National Conference is a one of a kind event where thousands of professionals gather to share best practices and leading edge strategies around green schools and sustainability education. The growth of this movement is apparent in its … Continue reading

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A Plan to Teach Climate Change Skepticism Leaked

As we all know, not everyone is on board with the science behind climate change.  Over the past thirty years, claims of biased research have inundated parties on both sides of the climate change debates. Unfortunately, motives of these battles … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency in American Households

Shelton Group conducted the seventh annual Energy Pulse™ survey, used to determine how energy efficient U.S. residents are. Turns out we still have a long way to go… Image courtesy of Shelton Group, Inc. This year’s Energy Pulse™ survey looked … Continue reading

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Things I do to Save Water – Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School Guest Blog

The authors of this entry, Marissa Spruell and Kevin Stennett, are students in Suzy Halverson’s class at Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School in Florida and have been participating in GEF’s Green Building Course during the Fall of 2011. They recently … Continue reading

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