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Digital Editor, Planet Forward
As August rolls in, one thing is clear: It's back-to-school shopping season. Here are our tips to get an A+ in sustainability as you stock up for the semester.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst
UMass Amherst is a sustainability leader - offering 25 majors and 300+ courses that are sustainability related and operating one of the greenest large university campuses. To learn more visit
Minnesota 2020
When can a student project save the school money? School is all about learning, and these students in Minnesota are getting hands-on experience in sustainable innovations. The students were directly involved in getting solar panels installed at... Read More
Center for Green Schools
By Kristin Simmons Ferguson Higher Ed Associate, Center for Green Schools
Planet Forward
Here’s a puzzler.  Right at the time of day when some kids are most likely to get into trouble, most schools close the door and turn off the lights.  Seems silly, doesn’t it?  That disconnect, along with a slew of other good reasons, has helped give... Read More
At the annual Greenbuild Conference Expo in Toronto, the Center for Green Schools and United Technologies Corp. held a press conference to announce findings from a new independent study conducted on green schools, as well as initiatives the Center... Read More
George Washington University
This week, we take you into the classroom and look at how some organizations are hoping that kids will be "sustainability natives."