News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Dec
10

February 7th - Clark County Green Schools Educator Session

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Join us for a time of training and encouragement for your green efforts in your school. Hear from Washington Green Schools, local partners and your peers. Enjoy connecting with other Green Team leaders in our networking hour. These trainings are designed for new and  veteran Green Team leaders. There's something to be gained for all and we lov...
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Dec
05

Cart to Compost - new video!

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Contamination is anything that goes into the "wrong" bin, like putting food into the recycling bin or a juice box into the food waste cart. ​ ​One of the things Clark County Green Schools does is help schools reduce waste by providing tools and education for proper recycling and food composting in cafeterias. That sounds simple, but when you have h...
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Nov
27

Green Apple Award nominations open

Green Apple Award nominations open
Clark County hosts our annual Green Awards each winter at Kiggins Theater and one of the awards handed out that night is the Green Apple Award. The award is given to a person working in a school who has shown dedication and leadership in environmental education for youth. This could be a teacher, green team leader, custodian, etc. Educato...
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Nov
19

Storyteller Will Hornyak brings the compost message alive in your school

Storyteller Will Hornyak brings the compost message alive in your school
For almost 15 years, award winning storyteller Will Hornyak has shared his environmental stories with students all over Clark County. This is a free service to schools funded by Clark County Green Schools. His specialty is delivering his waste reduction message to elementary aged students. Read more about Will and how you can bring h...
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Nov
07

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!
Meet Carly Marshall, our newest Clark County Green Schools team member. Through the AmeriCorps Washington Service Corps program, she is working as our Environmental Outreach Coordinator.  Her main role is to conduct lunch visits to check in on schools and see how we can assist with waste reduction, composting and recycling....
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