Clark County Green News

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Green Apple Award Winners 2024


Clark County Public Health is celebrating Earth Month by recognizing the winners of the 2024 Green Awards! The annual awards are presented to individuals and organizations in our community who are working to create a greener, more environmentally sustainable future for Clark County. Award winners will receive trophies made entirely from recycled ma...

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Food Waste Prevention Week Heroes: Answering the call to action!  


Food Waste Prevention Week is an international sustainability campaign that's picking up steam! Organizations across 48 states and 11 countries are joining in this week-long event to inspire their communities to stop food waste in the first place. Clark County has proclaimed April 1-7 as Food Waste Prevention Week. Green Schools is excited to be on...

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Highlighting Powerful Young STEM Leaders for International Women’s Day

Young ladies protesting

Today, young leaders across the globe are standing up against the fossil fuel industry, demanding action on the climate crisis, and fighting for the health of their future. With the climate crisis continuing to face roadblocks and roundabout conversations, young leaders are speaking up in very visible ways. In celebration of International Women's D...

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Upcoming Clark County Green Schools Events


Elementary Student Summit - April 11th We're back with another round of our Elementary Student Summit on Thursday, April 11th! This Summit will take place at Clark College in the Gaiser Student Center from 9:30am-1:30pm. We invite green teams from elementary schools within Clark County to join us for a fun day to learn about how we can care for the...

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Sustainable Valentine’s Day Alternatives for Teachers

Don't forget to celebrate love for our planet during your Valentine's Day festivities this year! It's no secret that classroom Valentine's traditions generate tons of trash - quite literally! Every year, over one billion Valentine's cards are manufactured, transported, purchased and thrown away - that's a lot of paper waste! Many Val...

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