Sustainability

3/13/2013

3/13/2013
Bayside High School in Queens is one of two New York City public schools in a pilot program to replace water-wasting toilets with new low-flow flushers.

2/21/2013

2/21/2013
Board mem­ber John Mess­mer said it would pro­vide a great cost sav­ings for the school dis­trict and the board will keep the pub­lic updated. Solar Planet of West­er­ville and Con­stel­la­tion Energy are the two com­pa­nies that have been contacted.

1/31/2013

1/31/2013
Board President Mike Queen said all 24 Harrison County schools participated in a Cost Avoidance Program from October 2009 to November 2012 in an effort to lower utility costs.

1/30/2013

1/30/2013
The Hawaii State Department of Education has embarked on a first- and largest-plan-of-its-kind nationwide to install solar panels in every school in the state. The plan will reduce the sunny state’s school energy costs from $47 million per year to zero, and generate revenue from extra energy that could go back to schools, school officials say.

1/23/2013

1/23/2013
On November 6, 2012, California voters approved two measures that should help the state's struggling economy.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013
No matter how much unwanted electronics are clogging your workspace, chances are, the Marblehead schools, with over 3,000 pounds of technology on hand, have you beat.

1/3/2013

1/3/2013
It was back to school for city students Wednesday, including some Queens kids who are now back in their own schools for the first time since Hurricane Sandy.

12/20/2012

12/20/2012

While the Reedsburg Area School District’s energy use is up slightly, a cost analysis shows an eight-years savings of more than $550,000 because of a number of efficiency improvement projects.

12/19/2012

12/19/2012

Two Centennial School District schools are partnering with Portland Parks and Recreation to bring community gardens to Rockwood, a high-poverty neighborhood whose residents have limited access to fresh food.

12/12/2012

12/12/2012

The Houston Independent School District took a big step in 2007 toward becoming environmentally friendly by designing two new schools to meet a coveted "green" standard set by a private-builders' group.

11/1/2012

11/1/2012

In what could become the largest solar power project of its kind in the nation, the Department of Education is proposing to install photovoltaic panels on every public school in Hawaii over the next five years in a bid to cut electricity costs and move the state closer to its renewable energy goals.

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

The Stow-Munroe Falls School District is still looking for ways to save money by cutting costs with energy.

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

Early Childhood Family Center quickly outgrew its walls and needed someplace else to go.

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

Remember when your parents told you “when not in use, save the juice” when they reminded you to turn off the lights when leaving a room?

8/30/2012

8/30/2012

The largest school district in California and the second largest in the nation, LAUSD, delivered a memorable civics lesson to the children of Thomas Starr King Middle School by granting the students' public request for a ban on food trays made of polystyrene (commonly referred to by the DOW Chemical patented name Styrofoam).

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