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GSNN on Go Green Radio

Tune to Go Green Radio February 14th 2014... GSNN CEO, Jim McGrath, and COO, Dr. Jenny Seydel,  discuss the latest trends in the green schools movement, and some best practices for communities that want to provide kids with green, healthy and sustainable schools....

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend GSNC2014

Top 5 Reasons to Attend GSNC2014

.   You’ll meet people who understand what you care about The Green Schools National Network offers this annual conference because, like you, we know that the greening of our nation’s schools is important to increase student motivation; to improve our teaching...

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Youth is the Answer

Youth is the Answer

By Charles Orgbon Teen CEO and founder of Greening Forward, Charles Orgbon III, will be delivering a keynote address at the Green Schools National Conference on how schools can create a culture of youth leadership. Engage with Charles on Twitter at @corgbon. At this...

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Saving the planet and a few bucks in the bargain

Saving the planet and a few bucks in the bargain

Green products should be Earth- and budget-friendly By Brennan Cassidy  Most consumers, if given the choice, will go green – as long as that choice is good for their pocketbook as well as the planet. That’s the premise behind EcoKable, an Earth-friendly technology...

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Nature’s Voices Project

Nature’s Voices Project

Wanted: Student Environmental Inspiration Stories! We’re pleased to announce our partnership with the Green Schools Initiative, which plans to feature students’ stories of inspiration during the 2014 Green Schools National Conference and Student Summit. GSI’s Nature’s...

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Solutions Summit: Greening our Classrooms

The 2014 Green Schools National Conference Solution Summits will examine "Curriculum that Advances a Sustainable Future, " a session that promises to be a thought-provoking look at how we can support and expand sustainability education in our nation’s classrooms....

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Green Bronx Machine

The Green Bronx Machine’s Stephen Ritz is making a return visit to Green schools National conference. Check out his latest and greatest green creations, and learn more about his urban farming revolution.

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Zero Waste – Solutions Summit Report

Zero Waste – Solutions Summit Report

During the 2013 Green Schools National Conference a solution summit was held to define the most barriers to schools in becoming zero waste and to brainstorm the best solutions to overcome those barriers. In the end, we had 5 overarching categories of...

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TRASH ON YOUR BACK® 5 DAY CHALLENGE

TRASH ON YOUR BACK® 5 DAY CHALLENGE

Sustainability News & Entertainment®'s TRASH ON YOUR BACK® 5 DAY CHALLENGE was founded by Diana Dehm & inspired by MIT/Dartmouth College to innovate & motivate, and ask the simple question..."What is my personal trash impact on the planet?"   Mission To...

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Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy

Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy

Jim McGrath, CEO for the Green Schools National Network met with Geoff Grimmer, Director of VSSA during his recent visit in Colorado.  VSSA is an amazing model for having No Child Left Inside.  Students participate in daily outdoor physical activity that is integrated...

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Investing in Communities, Transforming Lives

Investing in Communities, Transforming Lives

VMDO Architects transformed two mid-century school buildings into a modern learning campus for K-5 students with the aim to address the growing concern of student health and well being. By designing the school from a holistic perspective that includes the dining...

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