Student Stories

Grades of Green Celebrates Halloween

With the help of several Grades of Green students,  Grades of Green celebrated Halloween early by co-hosting a booth with …

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 …

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 Youth Corps Report

This past school year Grades of Green mentored 47 incredibly passionate Grades of Green Los Angeles students through our Youth …

Highlights from Grades of Green’s 2018 Environmental Expo

On May 20th, our partners at Subaru Pacific in Hawthorne, California generously hosted the first ever Grades of Green Environmental …

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 …

Grades of Green Eco-Leader Cosmo Presents at National Plastics Pollution Event

At Grades of Green we have the pleasure of mentoring amazing students doing exciting things to protect our earth! Eco-Leader …

Grades of Green Student educates on Air Quality

Did you know that idling a car for just 10 seconds wastes more gas than restarting the engine? Grades of Green …

Los Angeles Grades of Green Students Tackle the Global Water Crisis

The World Bank predicts that by 2025, two thirds of the global population will run short of fresh water drinking …

Los Angeles Grades of Green Students tackle Waste

Every year we produce 2.12 billion tons of waste globally. If all this waste was put on trucks they would …

Congratulations 2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leaders

Grades of Green is proud to congratulate the exceptional students who participated in the Los Angeles 2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program! …

Grades of Green Eco-Leaders Recognized by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

As the school year comes to an end, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leaders are starting to get recognized by …