Stories

Meet Your Fall 2018 Mentors!

Connor Parks Connor is an intern at Grades of Green where he is a Mentor for California Campaign Teams who …

Grades of Green Students Clean Up the Coast

On September 15, 2018, over 35,558 lbs of trash was collected from California beaches in honor of Coastal Cleanup Day – that’s about …

West Coast Events Production Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Grades of Green

Grades of Green participated in a blast from the past to support our future! Our team was grateful to be …

No to Napkins, Try Grades of Green’s Funkins!

Think about the number of single-use napkins that you use in a day. A napkin at breakfast, an extra napkin …

Grades of Green featured in HBO’S Insecure

Need a new show to watch? Check out Insecure!, HBO’s revolutionary show based on Issa Rae’s webseries, “Awkward Black Girl” …

Eco Friendly Summer Recipes

Sustainable Summer Recipes Did you know that the choices that you make in the kitchen can help you be more …

Grades of Green Students Tackle Water and Waste

Middle School Grades of Green student leaders Leslie and Mariana from Long Beach, CA wanted to help their school conserve …

Apply for Grades of Green’s Fall 2018 College Mentor Internship

Are you passionate about working with kids, and caring for the earth? Join the Grades of Green team as a …

Make Your Own Eco-Display

When you’re spreading an environmental message, consider creating an eco-display or recycled art project. Visuals can be easier to understand …

2017-2018 Trash Free Lunch Challenge Report

The results are in, and Grades of Green is thrilled to share the 7th annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge final report! Click …

Grades of Green’s Office Upgrades Waste Diversion Efforts

Did you know that 80% of office waste is recyclable?  Whether it be paper, plastic, food, or batteries, there are …

Join the POPS Innovation Forum

Did you know plastic trash and particles are not only found in remote gyre accumulation areas like the Pacific garbage …