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Farewell AmeriCorps!

gms-worm-benc_20240711-204329_1 Green Schools and Composter Recyclers staff posing with a new worm bench for Green Mountain School.

Recap of my term with Clark County Green Schools  As my AmeriCorps term nears its end, I am reflecting on my time with the Clark County Green Schools program. AmeriCorps is a federal program that aims to promote community service and support youth employment around that country. I served this program from Sept. 1, 2023 to July 15, 2024 wh...

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2024 Elementary Student Summit Recap

Clark County Elem Student Summit

Kick-Off On April 11, students and teachers from eight elementary schools filled the Gaiser Student Center at Clark College for our annual Student Summit for elementary students. We energetically introduced our team with Clark County and EarthGen while each student was welcomed in with sustainable goodies, like a reusable water bottle, colored penc...

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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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