Commentary and analysis on sustainability issues in education, including green design and green cleaning.
Lehigh University is adding a 20-acre solar farm in Bethlehem, Pa.
April 14, 2023
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh begins construction on 20-megawatt solar farm
Nov. 11, 2022
Improving Student Environments with Proper Hydration
Nov. 9, 2022
Dublin Jerome High School
Ohio high school acquires machine that converts food waste into renewable energy
Dec. 27, 2021
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Contoocook Valley (N.H.) district begins installation of solar panels at high school in Petersborough
Nov. 16, 2021
The Trust for Public Land
School playground in the Bronx will absorb stormwater to reduce neighborhood flooding
Oct. 8, 2021
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Redefining green schools
Oct. 3, 2022
In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, the focus of green school advocates is on strategies that protect the health and safety of students and staff.
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New York governor announces $59 million toward a "Clean Green Schools" initiative
Sept. 24, 2021
The program aims to advance clean energy and energy-efficiency solutions that will improve indoor air quality and reduce emissions for more than 500 schools in disadvantaged communities...
Columbia University pledges all future campus construction will be fossil fuel free
Sept. 21, 2021
To support this transition, the university in New York City will evaluate how to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources.
Buckley Elementary School in Manchester, Conn., is on track to becoming a net-zero energy school
Aug. 6, 2021
A solar array and a geothermal energy system will enable the school to generate as much power as it consumes.
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Aberdeen (Wash.) district is building a garden at every school
July 15, 2021
The district will incorporate garden science into its curriculum and serve the student-grown produce in its lunch program.
Mansfield (Conn.) district breaks ground on state's first net-zero-energy elementary school
July 6, 2021
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Emory University is pledging to "break free from plastic"
July 2, 2021
Portola Valley School District
Additions at two Portola Valley (Calif.) district schools promote outdoor learning
June 23, 2021
Private school in Bozeman, Mont., ready to open permanent campus
June 23, 2021
UC Riverside adds more solar panels to campus as part of carbon neutrality initiative
June 17, 2021
The University of California system has a goal of eliminating greenhouse gases from its buildings and vehicle fleet by 2025.
4 colleges in New York will split $5 million in state funds for energy improvements
June 10, 2021
The schools will use the money to develop comprehensive and cost-effective energy-saving programs.
The Ecology School
The Ecology School opens $14.1 million campus in Saco, Maine
May 20, 2021
The facilities include a 144-bed, housing unit, a 7,000 square-foot education and dining commons, and a 712-panel solar array.
San Diego Jewish Academy
San Diego Jewish Academy embarks on solar installation
Dec. 14, 2020
The system will enable the school to save $400,000 a year in energy costs.
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