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Helen Keller Middle School Celebrates Success

After reducing their school’s lunchtime waste by 82% and diverting over 32,000 pounds of waste from landfills, Helen Keller Middle …

SUBARU OF AMERICA SELLS TWO MILLIONTH OUTBACK AND DONATES TO GRADES OF GREEN

Record breaking news! This week, our partners at Subaru of America celebrated the two-millionth sale of their iconic Outback in …

Daves Ave Elementary Succeeds in Banning Straws!

Banning Straws! In the past few weeks, we have kept you all updated on Daves Ave Elementary’s Grades of Green …

Grades of Green Kicks Off Earth Month with Fjallraven

How will you celebrate Earth Month? One way to go green is to make sure you use eco-friendly products in …

Announcing VERTE Partner: Nosotros Tequila!

Grades of Green is excited to announce that Nosotros Tequila is a sponsor at VERTE 2018! Our annual gala will …

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Trash Free Lunch Challenge Schools

20 schools in the greater Los Angeles area competed in Grades of Green’s 7th annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge, and …

Taking Action and Making Resolutions for Earth Month

Hey Everyone! As many of you already know, April is Earth Month! This is the perfect time to get your …

VERTE Gala on Cinco de Mayo Honors Santa Monica

If you miss this party, you’ll be green with envy! VERTE, Grades of Green’s annual gala, is reaching new heights …

GRADES OF GREEN STUDENT DEDE SELECTED AS LAKERS March 2018 STUDENT OF THE MONTH

On Friday, March 30, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leader Dede attended the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks game, and was …

Daves Ave Elementary Continuing the Fight Against Plastic

Straws and single-use plastics have been targeted by environmental organizations around the world due to their negative effect on the …

Youth Corps Eco Leader Noah Creates a Waste Sorting Guide for Los Angeles

“What Goes Where? A Waste Sorting Guide for LA” Story written by 8th Grade Youth Corps Student Noah S.   My …

Grades of Green Speaking at Fjallraven’s Earth Month Speaker Series April 5th

Earth Month Event! Fjallraven, the backpack making expert of Sweden, is starting off Earth Month by promoting sustainability at their …