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Young Eco-Leaders Making Change

Our Los Angeles, California Youth Corps Eco-Leadership Program is made up of 4th – 12th grade brilliant eco-leaders. A lot …

Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge Featured in Southern California Sustainable Living

This year, twenty Los Angeles schools are competing in Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge to see who can …

Grades of Green’s Eco-Friendly Shopping Guide

In addition to being the most wonderful time of the year, did you know holidays tend to be the most …

Rogers Middle School Takes on Water Conservation and Awareness

Rogers Middle School in Long Beach, California is doing fantastic work to conserve water and raise awareness on campus as …

Youth Corps Student Rylee G. is Awarded Disney Be Inspired Grant

Rylee G. has always had a passion for making the world a better place by teaching others to care for …

Cesar Chavez Elementary Earns Waste Reduction Grant

In just one year, Grades of Green can help an entire school transform student attitudes on waste reduction. Last year, …

Screen “Time to Choose” Film to Inspire Climate Action

One way to raise awareness and foster action on behalf of the environment in your school community is to organize …

Create a Sustainability Project with Green Ambassadors Institute

Are you an educator, school administrator, policymaker, business leader, or nonprofit looking to create a youth-led environmental sustainability project but …

Apply for Grades of Green’s Winter 2018 Internship

Are you passionate about working with kids, and caring for the earth? Join the Grades of Green team as a …

Charles Helmers Kicks off their Trash Free Lunch Program

Charles Helmers Elementary from Saugus Unified School District recently kicked off their waste reduction program by participating in Grades of …

Saugus Unified Schools Join Trash Free Lunch Challenge

Charles Helmers Elementary and Skyblue Mesa Elementary from Saugus Unified School District will compete against eighteen other schools from southern …

Los Angeles Youth Corps Eco-Leaders visit Arboretum

Grades of Green  Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program students participated in their first meet-up of the year at the Los Angeles County Arboretum …