News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Dec
05

Cart to Compost - new video!

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​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 hundreds of students of varying ages hurrying through the cafeteria, it's easy for contamination to happen. When a recycling or food waste...
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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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Nov
05

Milk dispenser launch #2: Laurin Middle School

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Clark County Green Schools launched our second milk dispenser pilot project at Battle Ground Public Schools' Laurin Middle School October 26th! With funding from Washington State Department of Ecology's Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance program, we set Laurin up with a dispenser, washable cups and everything needed to make it a succe...
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