News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Sep
20

Meet the New Green Schools AmeriCorps Member!

Meet the New Green Schools AmeriCorps Member!
Hello! My name is Trudi Timperman and I am beyond excited to be joining the Clark County Green Schools team as an AmeriCorps member through Washington Service Corps! I will serve as an Environmental Outreach Coordinator from September 2021 until August 2022. I grew up in Spokane, Washington and attended the U...
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Aug
26

2021-2022 School Food Service Plan

Clark County Public Health's School Health and Safety team put together some great cafeteria food service guidance for students and staff to follow this year. This is in line with the CDC's requirements for K-12 schools. We highly encourage schools to follow this guidance and continue to reduce waste in the cafeteria by using milk di...
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Aug
25

Sustainable Back to School Traditions

Sustainable Back to School Traditions
Let's kick off this school year the sustainable way! Returning back to classroom learning this fall is a big milestone for local students. There are some simple sustainable and eco-friendly ways of maintaining the traditions of this exciting season – like decorating last year's backpack or thrift shopping for the perfect first day of school outfit!...
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Aug
04

2020-2021 EarthGen Certifications

2020-2021 EarthGen Certifications
We are blown away by all the Clark County schools that were able to complete EarthGen certifications this year! Eight schools certified in various categories, with many completing the new At-Home Action category. Check out all the amazing projects they accomplished below. Camas High School  Camas High School certified in the At-Home ...
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Jul
30

Recycling and waste reduction tips to start the year off right!

Recycling and waste reduction tips to start the year off right!
With the beginning of the schoolyear right around the corner, we want to make sure you have the right tools to properly recycle and reduce waste at your school. Recycling can be confusing, but we're here to help you with any recycling supplies and offer some tips for you to be successful in your sustainability efforts. If you need any recyclin...
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