Category Archives: sustainability education

National Green Week Kicks Off in Just 1 Month!

Can you believe it? The kickoff for the largest K-12 sustainability education campaign in the nation is just one month away! National Green Week, GEF’s flagship program, has certainly grown over the years. In 2014 we expect the most participation … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly Decorating Tips for Christmas

In an age where the environment has come to the forefront of society, political campaigns and world-wide initiatives, it seems odd that so much of Christmas can be wasteful. There are meals too large for any family to eat, miles … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Green Schools National Conference with a 20% Discount this Weekend!

The Green Schools National Conference kicks off today in Florida! To celebrate, you can take 20% off your entire purchase of online courses, certificate programs and classroom curriculum while the conference is happening. Use couponcode GSNC13 to get the deal! … Continue reading

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An Experiment in Zero-Waste

Residence on Earth blogger, Clara Changxin Fang, details her journey toward a waste-free (or minimal waste) life by recycling, composting and cutting back on certain luxuries. From the entry: “The average American generates 4.3 pounds of household waste per day and diverts … Continue reading

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How to Participate in the Waste Reduction Challenge for Green Week!

National Green Week is moving full steam ahead and there’s still plenty of time to get involved! You can make any week your Green Week until the end of April! A waste reduction and recycling theme makes for fun and … Continue reading

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National Green Week Contests and Prizes!

National Green Week is a time to make your students aware of important sustainability topics and get them excited to do their part to make a difference! What better way to drum up enthusiasm than with a fun and educational contest? This … Continue reading

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