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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …