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Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup

Did you know some items are too toxic to throw away in a regular trash can? Household hazardous waste (HHW) …

Check out our Grades of Green Team Schedule Examples and Template

One of the most important steps in setting up a successful Grades of Green Team at your school is getting …

Seasons Green-nings Holiday Tips!

  Around this time of year, our Grades of Green students enjoy spreading eco-minded holiday cheer! In the past, Los …

Robinson K-8 Academy Dramatically Reduces Lunchtime Waste

At Grades of Green, we are often asked if our lunchtime waste reduction activity can be successful at bigger schools, …

Kanwal Hosts a Waste Reduction Seminar

Kanwal Can Do It All! Kanwal’s passion for environmental advocacy and responsibility shines bright. This recent Grades of Green student …

Our Lady of Lourdes Takes On Global Water Challenge

Our Lady of Lourdes, an Elementary and Middle School in New York City, is making ripples by taking on Grades …

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, …