Posts Tagged ‘green school’

5 Ways to Green Your Back to School Routine

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Its September now, which means back to school for millions of kids!  Some districts and universities have already started classes, with others beginning over the next few weeks. While there is certainly a lot of organization and paperwork this time of year, we have 5 ways to green your back to school routine. Save energy, [...]

Green School in Bend Adopts Green Practices

Green School in Bend Adopts Green Practices

A new green school in Bend, Oregon opened this fall.  Miller Elementary is on the way towards obtaining LEED (Leadership in  Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.  But before the students claim a green victory, they are already adopting practices that can help minimize the carbon footprint of the school [...]

America’s Greenest School

Does your child attend America’s Greenest School?  Well, I can’t be the judge of that, but there is a contest going on for kids, parents, teachers and guardians, that runs through April 30.  Considering that Earth Day is April 22, let’s keep the positive environmental focus going! Enter right here:  www.americasgreenestschool.com Write an essay about [...]

Green School in Bend: Miller Elementary

In September this year, a new sustainable green school in Bend, Oregon will open.  Its truly great news all around.  I am just sad that we don’t live in the neighborhood in which it will be sited.  With 300 sunny days a year in our hometown, and plenty of breezy afternoons, Central Oregon is a [...]