April 2018

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Apr

Youth Corps Eco Leader Lauren’s Featured Earth Day Article

Youth Corps Eco Leader Lauren believes Earth Day should be honored every day of the year. This Earth month she …

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26

Apr

Join Our Webinar Finale on May 2nd on Facebook Live!

On May 2nd at 1:30 P.M. Pacific Time, join us for our Final Webinar of the school year! In the …

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24

Apr

Victor Elementary Celebrates Green Success!

After reducing their school’s lunchtime waste by 82% and diverting over 50,000 pounds of waste from landfills, Victor Elementary School was …

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24

Apr

Ninos Del Sol a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 Water Challenge

The Niños del Sol School in Playas del Coco, a beach town in the northwestern Costa Rican province of Guanacaste, …

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23

Apr

Grades of Green Students support single use plastics ban in Manhattan Beach

On Tuesday April 17th, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-leaders advocated for the ban of all single use plastic straws, …

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20

Apr

Mark your calendars for the Los Angeles Youth Eco-Leadership Environmental Expo!

Grades of Green is hosting its first ever Los Angeles Youth Eco-Leadership Environmental Expo! This family (and dog friendly) event …

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18

Apr

VERTE 2018 Gala Honors the City of Santa Monica

Grades of Green is excited to honor the City of Santa Monica at VERTE, our annual gala, on May 5th …

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18

Apr

Youth Corps Students featured in the Beach Reporter

Single use plastics are a huge threat to our environment. In fact, Americans use 500+ million plastic straws every day! …

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17

Apr

Helen Keller Middle School Celebrates Success

After reducing their school’s lunchtime waste by 82% and diverting over 32,000 pounds of waste from landfills, Helen Keller Middle …

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12

Apr

SUBARU OF AMERICA SELLS TWO MILLIONTH OUTBACK AND DONATES TO GRADES OF GREEN

Record breaking news! This week, our partners at Subaru of America celebrated the two-millionth sale of their iconic Outback in …

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12

Apr

Daves Ave Elementary Succeeds in Banning Straws!

Banning Straws! In the past few weeks, we have kept you all updated on Daves Ave Elementary’s Grades of Green …

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11

Apr

Grades of Green Kicks Off Earth Month with Fjallraven

How will you celebrate Earth Month? One way to go green is to make sure you use eco-friendly products in …

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10

Apr

Announcing VERTE Partner: Nosotros Tequila!

Grades of Green is excited to announce that Nosotros Tequila is a sponsor at VERTE 2018! Our annual gala will …

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6

Apr

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Trash Free Lunch Challenge Schools

20 schools in the greater Los Angeles area competed in Grades of Green’s 7th annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge, and …

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5

Apr

Taking Action and Making Resolutions for Earth Month

Hey Everyone! As many of you already know, April is Earth Month! This is the perfect time to get your …

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4

Apr

VERTE Gala on Cinco de Mayo Honors Santa Monica

If you miss this party, you’ll be green with envy! VERTE, Grades of Green’s annual gala, is reaching new heights …

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2

Apr

GRADES OF GREEN STUDENT DEDE SELECTED AS LAKERS March 2018 STUDENT OF THE MONTH

On Friday, March 30, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leader Dede attended the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks game, and was …

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1

Apr

Daves Ave Elementary Continuing the Fight Against Plastic

Straws and single-use plastics have been targeted by environmental organizations around the world due to their negative effect on the …

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