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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …