News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Oct
10

Recap: 2018 Green Schools Student Summit

Recap: 2018 Green Schools Student Summit
Students from schools all over Clark County convened at the 9th annual Green Schools Student Summit at Clark College on October 4th. Representatives from 23 school Green Teams came together for a day of environmental learning and inspiration. Clark County Green Schools and Washington Green Schools collaborate to presen...
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Oct
09

Tackling milk waste in cafeterias

Tackling milk waste in cafeterias
Have you ever noticed how much milk is wasted in the cafeteria? Do you see students dumping out all or most of their milk? Are cartons difficult and messy for your custodian to deal with? At Clark County Green Schools, we're working to come up with solutions to the reduce the amount of waste generated by milk served in cart...
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Sep
11

We're now on Facebook!

We're now on Facebook!
While we've often shared Green Schools news, updates, and school stories on the social media pages for Clark County Public Health (the department Green Schools is in) and Clark County Green (Clark County Green Neighbors), we've decided that your work as Clark County Green Schools is too great not have it's own page! So we created a Facebook page wh...
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Aug
22

Top tips for getting recycling off to a great start!

Top tips for getting recycling off to a great start!
You have probably heard of some of the recycling changes happening with the stricter standards from foreign markets.  An explanation of how it can effect local recycling can also be found here .  As a result, we've had to adapt our practices to clean up the stream of materials sent to be recycled. Here is more from waste reducti...
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Aug
16

Register now for the Clark County Green Schools Student Summit 10/4 and Educator Training 10/25!

Register now for the Clark County Green Schools Student Summit 10/4 and Educator Training 10/25!
It was a big puzzle to try to find a date for the Student Summit that worked with all district's conference schedules, so we settled on an EARLY Summit this year. Mark your calendars for October 4th for the Student Summit at Clark College. Check out the info below and REGISTER TODAY! As in the past, Clark County Green Schools will pay for subs...
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