Reduce Waste, Water, and Energy

These Grades of Green programs were made in partnership with Long Beach Utilities! Educators can earn a stipend by completing the toolkits in Steps 2-4 and submitting their results by May 24th, 2024 for the opportunity to win an Eco-Grant.

Watch the video below to help you navigate our webpage!

Step 1: Get Started!

Before you get started, register! Then, use Grades of Green’s “How to Form a Green Team” and “ReThink Waste Game” toolkits to get started!

Step 2: Gather Up That Waste!

Use Grades of Green’s “Classroom Recycling”, “Trash Free Lunch”, “Lunchtime Sorting”, and “Campus Food Rescue” toolkits to gather up and reduce waste!

Step 3: Save Water!

Use Grades of Green’s “Water Conservation” and “Drain Smart” toolkits to reduce water usage!

Step 4: Reduce Your Energy Usage!

Use Grades of Green’s “Energy Audit” and “Preserving Energy Everyday” toolkits to reduce energy usage!

Bonus: Be an Earth Day Hero!

Use Grades of Green’s “Earth Week Daily Actions” toolkit from April 22nd–April 26th to show your earth day spirit!

Interested in Joining?

If you are unable to see the form below, please click here!