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Sustainability Education

Students Are Now Competing Across Continents to Reduce the Most Emissions, and Waste, in Their Schools

Veronique Pittman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Green
Veronique Pittman

What began in 2003 in one school as a campus-wide energy conservation competition to raise awareness about energy consumption is now being used as a successful tool for schools and entire districts to meet strict energy savings targets.

School Garden Resiliency: Expanding the Sustainability Curriculum at Kaimuki Middle School

Sarah Leone | Posted 11.02.2013 | Hawaii
Sarah Leone

I teach sustainability at Kaimuki Middle School. Welcome to my classroom.

sustainABILITY Simplicated Step 1: Smart Is Sexy

Cortney McDermott | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Cortney McDermott

Sustainability represents a multi-billion dollar revenue opportunity, along with a healthier and happier existence for us all. sAs offers 7 Simple Steps to Sustainable Business Growth.

From Emotional to Ecological Intelligence

Lisa Bennett | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Lisa Bennett

So if you think it is worthwhile to develop emotional and social intelligence, it only makes sense to also take the next step and develop your ecological intelligence, or understanding of how nature sustains life.

National "2012 Green Cup Recycle Challenge" Encourages K-12 Students to Rethink Waste and Consume Less

Veronique Pittman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education
Veronique Pittman

On April 2nd, thousands of students, in schools from Connecticut to California, will aim to "recycle right" for four weeks during the 2012 Green Cup Recycle Challenge.

$100,000 in Prize Money Given to the Top 10 NYC Public Schools That Reduced the Most Energy

Veronique Pittman | Posted 06.26.2011 | New York
Veronique Pittman

The winners were announced at the 4th Annual Green Schools Alliance Spring Conference & Resource Fair, "Green Schools NYC 2011 (GSNYC)" on April 9th. ...

School's Zero Waste Movement Inspires Students, Curriculum

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.31.2011 | Education
Leah Mayor

Students are overwhelmed with the complexities of global warming, environmental degradation, and social injustices. Through their food choices students felt that they could make a difference.

Kung Fu Farming: Toward Understanding Complex Systems

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leah Mayor

Nourishing the relationship between seed and land is critical to restoring sustainability. And by visiting Chubby Bunny Farm, I took a small but important step in feeling connected to the food and people that sustain my life.