School Stories

Keeping Up with St. Roza with Water Facts

St. Roza and their Water Campaign St. Roza, a veteran Grades of Green Team from Uganda and winner of the …

Maple Village Waldorf School Honored Among 2018 Green Ribbon Schools

Grades of Green school Maple Village Waldorf School from Long Beach, CA was recently nominated by the CA Department of …

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 …

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 …

Presidio Hill Grades of Green Team Activists Meet with Mayor and Supervisor

SF Grades of Green Team Meets with Politicians The City of San Francisco recently introduced legislation to ban straws within …

George Washington Academy Featured in Les Infos

George Washington Academy, a Grades of Green School in Casablanca, Morocco, was featured in Les Infos! The school was noted …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …