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Youth Corps Eco-Leaders Explore the Environmental Learning Center

Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program students participated in their last meet-up of the year at the Los Angeles Environmental Learning …

Green Schools Taking On Wasteful Plastics

Straws and other single-use plastics have been quite unpopular this year- and for good reason. Why the Hate for Straws? …

Present On Your Favorite Eco-Topic in April

Did you know Earth Day is April 22nd? At Grades of Green, we celebrate the whole month, and encourage our …

Youth Corps Eco-Leader Clara Brings No Idle Zones to American Martyrs School

Did you know that on average, one driver wastes 1-2 tanks of gasoline each year due to idling? This means …

An Eco-Tip From Our Friends At St. Roza!

Inspired by the blog post written by our L.A. intern Josh about air quality, our friends at St. Roza in …

Millard’s Environmental Ambitions and Global Connections

Nebraska’s Finest Millard Extension schools in Omaha, Nebraska, have made waves within the Grades of Green community in recent months. …

Air Quality: What You Can Do To Help

Hello! My name is Josh Kuha and I am one of the Los Angeles interns for Grades of Green as …

Youth Corps Eco-Leader Kirsten to Host Earth Day Beautification Event in Los Angeles

  We’ve all heard the saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder;” well, wouldn’t it be great to share …

Maryland School Protecting the Water Shed

Francis Scott Key Elementary Protects the Watershed! Water’s importance to all life cannot be understated. Without enough quality water sources, …

Get Ready For Earth Hour

Hello! My name is Josh Kuha and I am one of the Los Angeles interns for Grades of Green as …

GRADES OF GREEN WELCOMES NEW YORK CITY INTERN

New York City has it’s newest Grades of Green intern: Polina Maurer! Polina has a degree in Environmental Engineering from …

Youth Corps student collects over 3,000 pounds of E-Waste

In 2016, 44.7 million metric tonnes of e-waste were created. This is the same as almost 4,500 Eiffel towers! Globally, …