Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Jun
06

Milk Dispensers by the Numbers

This has been a big year. Partnering with five schools in four different districts, we conducted a pilot project to see if milk dispensers could help reduce cafeteria waste. Through a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology, we provided schools with dispensers and washable cups to serve milk in instead of cartons. We measure...

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Apr
23

We're Hiring! AmeriCorps 2019-2020

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Clark County Green Schools is hiring! The application for our 2019-2020 AmeriCorps position is now open. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team as an outreach coordinator.  As the current AmeriCorps, I help schools all over Clark County with waste reduction and other environmental efforts. Every day...

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Apr
05

A Lasting School Garden

"We could not maintain this garden without the help of Clark students", organizer Bobbi Bellomy said at the conclusion of a two hour work party at Hazel Dell Elementary School. In mid-March, Clark College students helped clean up the school garden as part of their food and health class. They prepared beds for spring planting by adding compost and l...

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Mar
08

AmeriCorps Week

AmeriCorps Week

Have your students heard about AmeriCorps? It's a national employment program that pairs young Americans with service opportunities. It is a great way for high school or college graduates to gain real world job experience while giving back to their communities. The program provides a strong support network and an educational scholarship. ...

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Feb
19

Milk Dispenser pilot: Columbia Valley Elementary

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​On January 28th, Clark County Green Schools launched our third milk dispenser pilot project at Evergreen Public School's Columbia Valley Elementary! Funded through the Washington State Department of Ecology's Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance program, Columbia Valley's new dispenser and washable cups will help reduce their cafeteria waste. Co...

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