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Green Up Your School

If you're like me, you hear the term 'green school' all the time, but what does it specifically mean? Yes, it's largely based on a cleaner environment, but in most schools, it's so much more! Green schools often operate as a community where staff, students, and families work collaboratively to make the school environment and surrounding area safer and healthier for everyone. Each school adopting the 'green school' title employs different avenues and various levels of initiatives. You can easily
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Green Up Your School
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Acquired from Eco-Schools International, this practical guide offers suggestions for you and your school to consider in a 'green school' initiative. The first step of creating leadership, some type of 'green team', is paramount in the success of the plan.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    I've worked in title one schools most of my career. It is painful to watch children adhere to eating plan rules by placing the required quotas of food on their tray and then quickly throwing part of their meal away before they ever get to their lunch seat. This article is inspiring as it provides a great alternative to wasting unwanted food.
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    The complex world of school cafeteria food donation

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    Kelly Flynn says:
    I've worked in title one schools most of my career. It is painful to watch children adhere to eating plan rules by placing the required quotas of food on their tray and then quickly throwing part of their meal away before they ever get to their lunch seat. This article is inspiring as it provides a great alternative to wasting unwanted food.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Here is a library of environmental instructional resources. The lesson plans and supplements will help your students assume a more 'green' way of living while they are at school as well as at home. These tools will help you instill lifelong habits that could potentially make huge differences in our future. The resource topics include reducing waste, product consumption, recycling suggestions, information on pollution and its impact on the environment, global warming data, and much more.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Green Schools is a non-profit organization committed to heightening environmental literacy and citizenship up to grade 12. Through a variety of resources available at Green Schools, schools can employ environmental programs and materials to help foster a generation of green students apt and eager to live in a safe and healthy environment. If you or your school is interested in amplifying your environmental commitment, you need to take time to review this organization's mission and resources.
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BloomBoard Asks:How can you support a green initiative in your classroom or at your school?