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Aluminum can and juice pouch recycling box, Armstrong Elementary

Creating a Recycling Program at Your School

Grade three classes set up a recycling program at their school and register as an Eco-School.

Students of Pine Jog Elementary, a U.S. Green Ribbon and NWF Eco-School, hold up lettuce from their hydroponic garden.

Black, Orange… and Green! My Alma Mater is a U.S. Green Ribbon School

Now more than ever, I can’t hide my Tiger pride. Last month, I was thrilled to learn that Loveland High School in Loveland, Ohio, was officially named a U.S. Green …

Acton Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, MA, is the fourth Eco-Schools USA Green Flag awardee. (Liz Soper)

Student Leaders in the Making at Second Massachusetts Green Flag Eco-School

On Friday, May 4, I had the distinguished opportunity to award the NWF Eco-Schools USA Green Flag to the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, MA, or “AB” as the …

Picking up trash at our neighborhood clean-up

3 Tips for a Fun Community Clean-up Day

Gathering neighbors and friends to beautify your community is a great way to connect with nature… and each other.

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Guest Post: Middle School Students Work to Ban the Plastic Bag

[br] Mike Garguilo is a passionate middle school science teacher in Sleepy Hollow, NY. He is the host of the Environmental Action Club which received the award for the environmental …

A brook cuts through a winter landscape by John J. Stier

5 Creative Tips to Rejuvenate the 2011 Holiday Season

At age 10, no feeling in the world could compare to the juvenile exultation of Christmas morning. I still remember the overwhelming excitement that snapped my sleepy eyes open. Thirteen …

Trash sorting at school (photo by Ann Sussman)

Guest Post: Eye on the Green Flag, Massachusetts Eco-School Holds a Trash Audit Party

Kate Crosby serves as the Energy Advisor for the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District and the Acton Public Schools in Acton, MA. She will be presenting at the National Green Schools …

Eco-Schools National Operators gathered with Green Flag in Krakow (Liz Soper)

My Trip to Poland for the Eco-Schools National Operators Meeting

After three flights and 24 hours of traveling, I finally touched down in Krakow, Poland, three weeks ago and was met by our wonderful friends from the Environmental Partnership Foundation, …

The RePaper Challenge Spurs Campuses to Reach 75% Paper Recovery Rate by 2015

With the start of a new school year, a growing coalition of sustainability and recycling organizations, including National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Campus Ecology Program, is engaging with North American campuses …

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Paper Chase: Report Claims Marketplace Driving Improved Sustainability

When it comes to sustainability, paper and pulp companies haven’t always been at the head of the class. But according to a new report from the Environmental Paper Network, the …

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