Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Dec
01

La Center Schools launch district wide compost program

Over one-third of the food produced in the United States is never eaten! Food waste is the single most common material landfilled and incinerated in the United States. By reducing food waste, we can increase food security, promote resource and energy conservation, and address climate change. Over the last year, La Center School District has been ac...

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Nov
30

Reduce and Reuse at your Holiday Party!

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With the holiday season in full swing, there is always so much to celebrate! This year we would like to offer the challenge of bringing the reduce and reuse mindset to your classroom holiday celebrations. This can create an opportunity to teach students about consumption, resources, and their personal power in reducing food and other single-us...

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Nov
28

Green Schools partners with EarthGen to host Fall education events for local teachers and students

Each year Clark County Green Schools partners with EarthGen to offer trainings to support educators and connect local students interested in environmental stewardship. This Fall we celebrated the return of in-person events with the Educator Training and Secondary Student Summit. Our goal is that these events provide opportunities for local lea...

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Nov
21

Welcome New AmeriCorps Member, Saré!

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Hello! I am Saré Campbell, the newest AmeriCorps member for Clark County Public Health. I will serve as both the Green Business Outreach Coordinator and the Clark County Green Schools Outreach Coordinator. I grew up in Moultonborough, New Hampshire, where I spent most of my childhood hiking with my family, boating with friends, and cross-country sk...

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Oct
14

Green Schools Educator Ellen Ives Stepping Away From Position at Waste Connections

By: Ellen Ives  After eight years working as the schools educator with Waste Connections, my last day in this job will be November 4th. Rest assured, a person will be hired in my place. The time we've spent together through these years, discovering, and learning of the impact that we humans have on the health of the planet that supports our li...

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