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Jan
17

La Center High School’s Environmental Legacy

La Center High School’s Environmental Legacy
La Center High School likes to lead the Green Schools charge and has once again achieved something no other school has. They are the only public high school to reach Platinum level with Washington Green Schools and re-certify in all six categories. At the recent recognition ceremony where La Center received their re-certification award, Ms. Morris ...
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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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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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May
11

Why Re-certify? Camas High School pursues Washington Green Schools Re-certification

Why Re-certify? Camas High School pursues Washington Green Schools Re-certification
Camas High School and other schools have recently chosen to re-certify with Washington Green Schools. We thought we'd take a minute to ask a few questions and find out why they decided to pursue re-certification and find out how that differed from the standard certification process. Becky Bronstein from Washington Green Schools shared her...
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Apr
23

Washington Elementary starts a school garden and brings a community together

Washington Elementary starts a school garden and brings a community together
Vancouver Public School's Washington Elementary held a "green ribbon cutting" for their garden opening last Friday. They enjoyed sunny skies for their community celebration where they unveiled 13 new raised garden beds, heard from principal Kirsten Copeland and several students who helped get this project off the ground.  Melissa Hen...
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