31 Jul '17, 2am

RECAP: Legislators celebrate 2017 #EDGreenRibbon award winners - impressive list, as always!

RECAP: Legislators celebrate 2017 #EDGreenRibbon award winners - impressive list, as always!

Representatives from green schools, school districts and post-secondary institutions across the country came together to celebrate their recognition as 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbons Schools award winners. On July 19, after the official ceremony, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC hosted a reception in the Hart Senate Office Building, overlooking the Capitol dome. At the reception, the award recipients mingled, wrote thank-you postcards back home, engaged with curriculum content in Learning Lab and submitted commitment cards to participate in the Green Apple Day of Service . The ED-Green Ribbons Schools awards honor schools that save money and resources through green practices, create healthy environments for their students and increase understanding of sustainability. Members of Congress such as Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), Sen. ...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/legislators-celebrate-2017...

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