Nov
17

2022 Green Awards Nominations are Open!

Do you know someone at your school who goes above and beyond to care for the environment? Are they an effective leader who advocates for waste reduction, environmental justice, climate change mitigation, or other similar causes? Nominate them for a Green Award! The annual Clark County Green Awards are a fun celebration...
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Nov
09

Green Cleaning in Schools

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As the majority of Clark County students have returned to in-person education, improving indoor air quality (IAQ) has become an important consideration for schools. Poor IAQ can trigger asthma and allergies and has been linked to increased student absenteeism, poor reading comprehension, headaches, fatigue, lung disease, and more. Children ten...
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Oct
19

Storyteller Will Hornyak Shares the Power of Compost with Clark County Students

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Last week, we drove out to the Gardner School for Arts and Science's beautiful campus in rural Clark County to join as students gathered outside for an assembly with Master Storyteller Will Hornyak. A long-time partner of Clark County Green Schools, Will has been delivering his creative stories that highlight the importance of waste reduction to st...
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Oct
13

How to Start a Green Team

How to Start a Green Team
Green Teams have proven themselves to be powerful agents of change within Clark County schools. Starting one from scratch, however, is no simple feat. If you want to establish a Green Team to make your school more sustainable but are overwhelmed by the question, "where do I start?" - you are not alone. To help you on your journey, we have gathered ...
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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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