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Get Involved in the Green Apple Day of Service!

The Green Apple Day of Service on Sept. 29, 2012 is an opportunity for you to highlight the important work your organization does to create healthy and sustainable learning places. Service projects are already planned and registered at schools across the country and … Continue reading

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Download Free Green Building and Sustainable Energy Lessons from GEF Institute!

GEF Institute has announced the availability of their blended learning curriculum for high school and college classrooms and would like to offer a sample of the scripted lessons for free! Once you’ve used the lessons, tell us what you think! … Continue reading

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We Want You! Become a Partner in Sustainability!

GEF Institute’s mission is to provide quality, online sustainability education and training to schools and businesses to help create a more sustainable future.  To further this mission, we have announced our FREE Sustainability Partner Program! Sustainability Partners are those K-12 … Continue reading

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Where We Learn Matters… Add a Little Nature!

GEF’s guest post on the Center for Green Schools‘ blog is available today! Check it out to learn why it’s so important to make sure nature becomes an integral part of the classroom setting and curriculum. Read the entry here: http://bit.ly/M6T0MI In … Continue reading

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Connect with Your Community by Volunteering at Schools!

GEF and members of a local organization connected with Bates Elementary School in Salem, Massachusetts last week to add a touch of green to the school’s grounds.  Five volunteers and the fifth grade students worked together to make the school … Continue reading

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Green Schools

Green buildings have existed for thousands of years, although no one had called them that until recently. The Romans used what we know as passive solar techniques to keep their buildings cool from the hot Italian sun. Unfortunately, these simple … Continue reading

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