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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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The Sound of Sustainable Travel

There’s something about a train whistle that makes me stop what I’m doing to look up over the tops of trees, toward where the sound is coming from. That sound, riding easy on the air, tugs at me every time, … Continue reading

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Starting A School Greenhouse: Best Practices from Andrew Cooke Magnet School

Starting a school greenhouse/garden program is a team effort.  It requires passion, time, and financial commitments from staff, students, the school administration, and the community. It is helpful that programming ideas are in place to justify the use of a greenhouse.  … Continue reading

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GEF at Greenbuild 2011

Last week in Toronto, Victoria Waters and I attended Greenbuild, the largest green building conference in the world.  The annual conference and exposition, hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council, brings together around 30,000 industry leaders and stakeholders in green … Continue reading

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