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Los Angeles Grades of Green Students tackle Waste

Every year we produce 2.12 billion tons of waste globally. If all this waste was put on trucks they would …

Congratulations 2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leaders

Grades of Green is proud to congratulate the exceptional students who participated in the Los Angeles 2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program! …

Grades of Green Eco-Leaders Recognized by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

As the school year comes to an end, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leaders are starting to get recognized by …

Grades of Green Celebrates Trash Free Lunch Challenge Schools

This year, our Grades of Green Trash Free Lunch Challenge competition was extremely fierce. Although our panel of environmental experts …

Aisha’s Tutorial: DIY Green Cleaning Supplies

Aisha is in fifth grade at Woodbury Elementary School in Irvine, and is passionate about teaching people how to avoid interacting wIth …

Grades of Green’s Earth Month Celebrations

This Earth Month, Youth Corps students celebrated by inspiring awareness, appreciation, and protection of the environment. They planted native gardens, hosted …

Youth Environmental Leadership Award Nominees Honored at VERTE 2018

Grades of Green is proud to recognize our outstanding students and schools across the globe for their amazing accomplishments this …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …