09 Mar '15, 7pm

Via @mygreenschools: What makes a #green school?

What makes a school green? Explore the elements that make a typical school like this greener. Characteristics of a Green School Conserves energy and natural resources Saves taxpayer money Improves indoor air quality Removes toxic materials from places where children learn and play Employs daylighting strategies and improves classroom acoustics Employs sustainable purchasing and green cleaning practices Improves environmental literacy in students Decreases the burden on municipal water and wastewater treatment Encourages waste management efforts to benefit the local community and region Conserves fresh drinking water and helps manage stormwater runoff Encourages recycling Promotes habitat protection Reduces demand on local landfills

Full article: http://centerforgreenschools.org/main-nav/k-12/what.aspx

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