Stories

VERTE 2019: Mixing Up Magic with Nosotros Tequila

In preparation of our tenth birthday, Grades of Green would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who has …

Grades of Green Hosts First-Ever ‘Impact-a-Thon!’

“Any fifth-grader can tell you that our addiction to single-use plastics is killing our ecosystems,” said Assembly member Lorena Gonzalez …

westdrift Manhattan Beach, Autograph Collection Hotel to Host VERTE 2019

As of this writing, Grades of Green Eco-Leaders have diverted over 400 tons of waste, protected over 16 million gallons …

Councilmember David Ryu Pens Letters of Support to Two Waste Campaign Schools

As the Waste Campaign transitions into Phase 3 of the four-month competition, 81 Campaign Teams from around the world are …

Waste Sorting Warriors in El Segundo

We’ve all heard the rule that we shouldn’t feed wildlife, but what happens when the wildlife feed themselves human food? …

JUST ANNOUNCED: Joe’s Band Headlining the VERTE 2019 Birthday Party!

Anyone who has attended VERTE in the past knows, its more than just a gala. In anticipation for our tenth …

Fighting Scientific Misinformation in the Classroom

Finding Facts Amidst Fiction With the amount of information available in the world today, how do we know what claims …

Keller Gifted Center Tackles Waste Reduction

Chicago’s Keller Gifted Center formed the “Waste Management Crew” made up of 18 6th – 8th graders to tackle waste …

Prepare to Have Your Mind-Blown by Attention Artist Luke Brady

This coming Earth Day, April 20th, Grades of Green will celebrate one DECADE of environmental mentorship, and we look forward …

Talking Waste Campaign Eco-Leaders on 102.7 KIIS FM

On February 12th, Grades of Green Communications Associate Justin visited the iHeartRadio headquarters in Los Angeles, California to talk to …

Why Worry About Waste?

Is It That Big of a Problem? Grades of Green students have been making efforts to reduce waste in their …

Green New Deal Pushes for Brighter Future

Sometimes it’s hard to feel optimistic about the future of our environment when new threats emerge every day. But whether …