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Four great metro Detroit schools' projects featured in "Schools Get a Taste For The Green Apple"

From planting fruit trees and composting, to showing off their new “green” school building, students and volunteers were busy in the Detroit area on Saturday, September 29th, as part of the Center for Green Schools and U.S. Green Building Council’s first ever Green Apple Day of Service. On that day, more than 1,250 service projects took place in 49 countries on every continent around the world to make our schools healthier, more sustainable places to learn. Here are a few that happened that day: “Community Green Fair” – Detroit, Michigan At East English Village Preparatory Academy: A community celebration centered on a brand new school going for LEED for Schools Gold Certification. Many groups collaborated on this event. More than 150 people attended. Architects from Albert Kahn trained students who gave tours highlighting the green features of their building. The Renewabl...

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