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E Mālama I Ke Kino (Take Care of Your Body)
May 20, 2020
Wailuku, Hawaii

We are a blended learning school focused on teaching through face-to-face, virtual, and independent learning. Many of our students are on their computers for at least 15-20 hours a week. We feel that a void that we have is a lack of focus on physical and mental well being through exercise, health education, and mindfulness exercises.

Going Green
May 04, 2020
Norcross, Georgia

Kindergarteners will learn about the impact waste has on the environment, and how they can do their part to ensure their school, homes, and community's are aware and participating in their "Green Movement".

Everyday a Farm Day
February 04, 2020
Ambrose, Georgia
Earth Day is Everyday!
November 15, 2019
Chicago, Illinois

This project seeks to bring all of our students together, from prekindergarten through grade 8, for the purpose of bringing our school garden beds to life.

Santa Teresa - Phoenix Community Garden
October 31, 2019
San Jose, California

Construct raised beds for school and community garden.

30 Day Green Challenge
October 31, 2019
Columbus, Ohio

I am organizing a 30 day green challenge. I will be giving students 30 tips on how they can be sustainable in campus and give them free items along the way to help with making a bigger impact.

Science Experiments and Displays
October 25, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

To fully enrich our science curriculum, students need to experience science first hand. This allows students to full grasp the wonders and awes of the science fields.

Sheridan's Green Apple Day of Service
October 12, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

We hope to have Scouts and their families help prepare our Outdoor Classroom for the winter, but we also plan to schedule University of Nebraska-Lincoln students to help provide nature enrichment activities for younger children.

Outdoor Learning and Sustainability Initiative at Forest Oak Middle School
October 01, 2019
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Forest Oak Middle School (FOMS) is a public school in Montgomery County, MD that serves nearly 900 students, the majority of which are Hispanic and African-American. The FOMS campus is unique in that it contains a variety of ecosystem types, including forest, stream, and meadow areas.

Monarch Montessori: Natural Learning Environment
September 27, 2019
Denver, Colorado

Working with Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) we will build out a portion of their outdoor play area with a focus on natural play areas.

Finney Elementary School Garden
September 15, 2019
San Diego, California

Finney Elementary School needs help to complete construction of our school garden. Once the garden build is complete, our school can begin various programs. We will develop a garden club which our after-school program students will participate in as a volunteer service club.

Green School Initiative
August 23, 2019
Gaithersburg, Maryland

The mission is to create an outdoor facility for education in mindfulness and environmental conservation. We want to accomplish this by restoring outdoor learning areas, provide opportunities to exponentially teach the science and economics of healthy farming and eating, and improve the sustainability of the Forest Oak Middle School campus.

Two Green Thumbs Up
August 22, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students a chance to earn their green thumbs with garden beds!

Earth Day Celebration and the Monarch Butterfly
August 17, 2019
PALMETTO, Florida

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We Cannot Make a Tree, But We Really Need Three
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

We Cannot Make a Tree, but We Really Need Three

Help me give my students three live trees for our outdoor learning environment which is currently surrounded by concrete and brick walls so they learn about and experience the benefits we all get from trees, while becoming environmentalists.

Clean Up, Clean Up, Everybody Clean Up - The Earth
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students hand towels and the materials needed to wash and dry them naturally.

My first, second, and third graders will learn both practical life, environmental, science, and citizenship lessons as they work together in my Montessori classroom using, washing, drying, and caring for their new hand towels.

Stop Throwing It Away! Saving Our Planet By Washing Dishes
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students actual dishes and silverware instead of paper, plastic, and styrofoam as we learn to reduce, reuse, and recycle while preparing and sharing our lunchtime as a family.

How Does My Garden Grow? With Reclaimed Water and Compost
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students a composter and rain barrel to use in their vegetable garden so they can help make the planet healthier as they learn to be healthier themselves.

My Montessori classroom integrates practical life into the daily curriculum which includes an outdoor learning environment and vegetable garden.

Ready, Set, Grow
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students planters for our outdoor learning environment, so they can plant, care for, harvest, and then EAT vegetables as they learn more about plants and the world around them.

Getting Dirty to Get Cleaner Eating Habits
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Getting Dirty to Get Cleaner Eating Habits! Potting Soil, Please!

Help me give my students organic potting soil and water-conserving coconut coir to plant their vegetable garden as they learn, grow, harvest, and EAT more nutritious snacks in our environmentally focused outdoor learning environment.

We Want to Welcome Our Fine, Feathered Friends
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

We Want to Welcome Our Fine Feathered Friends

Help me give my students a solar powered bird bath, bird feeder, and bird seed to observe, study, and help wild birds as we become better environmental citizens and make the world better for people and animals.

No More Food Waste! Composting in the Garden
August 10, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

Go into any elementary school cafeteria at lunch and you will see a trash can overflowing with food waste. Despite our small school size, three to four large trash cans are filled every day with food waste and trash.

Baer School Safety City
August 01, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland

William S. Baer School is a public school in Baltimore City for children with severe disabilities. We would like to work with the school to create an outdoor track for the students to use for outdoor activities and physical training exercises.

Private Learning Association Garden
July 31, 2019
Maniago, Pordenone

Creating a garden as a learning tool and to provide produce to cultural association and local community.

Private Learning Association Garden
July 31, 2019
Pordenone, Pordenone

Creating a garden as a learning tool and to provide produce to cultural association and local community.

Recycled Materials to Build a Recycling Station!
July 08, 2019
Parlin, New Jersey

The students will be participating in a stem activity in order to assist and recycling during lunch time.

Earth Force Chesapeake - Rooftop Farm @ IDEA PCS
June 30, 2019
Washington, District of Columbia
Reusable Make Your Own Lunch Bags!
June 28, 2019
Los Angeles, California

My students will decorate these awesome reusable tote bags for lunch and/or shopping. It is an art project that will also teach children the importance of recycling and not using plastic bags for one time use that fill our land fills.

Creativity and Critical Thinking, While Keeping it Green
June 27, 2019
Port Orange, Florida

Dry erase tables help reduce paper waste since less worksheets will be printed.

Green Apple Day en Jardin de Niños Patita Larga, Xochimilco, Mexico
June 14, 2019
Mexico City, Distrito Federal

Our goal was to increase environmental and sustainability literacy in pre-schoolers by carrying out workshops with kids and teachers.

Go Green - Reducing disposable water bottles and coffee cups
June 14, 2019
Missoula, Montana

Our Environmental Club here at Sentinel High School would like to apply for the Green Apple Day of Service grant. This year’s environmental goal focuses on water conservation and sustainability. After an extensive brainstorming session, we hoped to use this money to purchase 100 - 16 oz coffee flasks/water bottles from Hydroflask.

Let's Save and Help Earth
June 07, 2019
Los Angeles, California

This project allows students to learn about the importance of reusing and saving money. With Earth Day just around the corner, why not learn about why reusing also helps save money. These items will be used immediately. Many steps that consumers can take to save money can also have a positive impact on the environment.

One Man's Trash is Another Man's Recycling
June 07, 2019
Sumter, South Carolina

This project will help students express their knowledge and understanding. So far this year, students have spent time learning the foundation of knowledge and skills they will need as they move forward in the world of sustainability.

Saving The Earth! Using Re-Usable Water Bottles For Field Day!
June 07, 2019
Camden, New Jersey

The re-usable water bottles will benefit our students so that they do not get dehydrated during field day which is a day that students spend outside playing multiple games and activities. It is usually held in June when it is hot outside and the students are thirsty.

Saving The Earth! Using Re-Usable Water Bottles For Field Day!
June 07, 2019
Camden, New Jersey

The re-usable water bottles will benefit our students so that they do not get dehydrated during field day which is a day that students spend outside playing multiple games and activities. It is usually held in June when it is hot outside and the students are thirsty.

Schoolyard Habitat Iniative
June 06, 2019
Arlington, Virginia

We are focused on the improvement of our Schoolyard Habitat, including the use of our new outdoor classroom for teaching, the use of our vegetable garden for teaching, our butterfly garden and pollinator pledge to increase pollinators, and to increase the general behavioral patterns of staff members to commit to community service with our studen

Binford Middle School Garden Club
June 03, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

The Binford Garden Club was established as a scheduled elective class for students at Binford Middle School in grades 6-8 as part of a new club program developed for the 2016-2017 school year. The club aims to cultivate the interests of students in gardening and caring for the environment.

Fixing Fisher from the Ground Up
June 01, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

The purpose of our project is to fix the drainage issues at our school. We identified three main problem areas and their probable causes. We labeled them and divided into teams.

Pollinator Garden/ Greenhouse Reconstruction
June 01, 2019
Washington, District of Columbia

We created this project to get the students more aware of the environment. We chose the pollinator garden because we have open space on the roof and a greenhouse that has not been used for years. On December 1st we set up shop and assembled 3 planter boxes for this project.

Earth Force Chesapeake: Entrepreneurial Club Plant Sale
June 01, 2019
Washington, District of Columbia

Students from the Green Entrepreneurship Class and the Green Cooking Club at IDEA learn about sustainable urban gardening practices, grow their own food for cooking classes, and research and develop innovative solutions for environmental challenges like watershed management.

"Pleaving" - Weaving with Plastic Bags
May 31, 2019
Columbia, South Carolina

All of our students have seen plastic bags in the community and may know of the damage they cause in landfills and to our ocean animals. Our classes only have one loom on which to take plastic bags and transform them into bedrolls, pillows, and other useful items.

Miles Jones Elementary '18-'19 Connect the Dots Project
May 31, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

Our overall project has three components. The first is to establish a recycling program at the school. The second is attach a rain barrel with a solar powered pump to the module in the back. The third is to enlarge the existing garden, with edible plants, and to create a compost bin.

Fueling Change for Our Future
May 31, 2019
Millers Creek, North Carolina

Students must have access to rich, hands-on lab activities in order to understand how real science works and how real scientists solve important problems.

Mobile Maps and Place-Based Crosswalks
May 31, 2019
Arlington, Virginia

This is a two part service project, between elementary and high school students. Working with art and computer science teachers, elementary students are designing and planning a site-specific crosswalk for school campus. This is happening on two elementary school campuses.

The Courtyards @ FDA "The Photographic Journey"
May 30, 2019
Detroit, Michigan

My students are inner-city youth confronted with many obstacles, both on and off campus. They are determined, toughened, and raw, but they also dream. They want better for themselves and their families. A challenge brings out the best in each of them and they crave those types of opportunities.

Reusable Water Bottles!
May 30, 2019
Martinez, California

Please help my class get reusable water bottles! My students get thirsty throughout the day and the only way for them to get water is to walk down the hallway to the closest water fountain.

Planting Charlotte Giving Garden
May 30, 2019
Charlotte, Vermont

With the leadership of first and sixth grade, we will be planting our 2019 Giving Garden on our Green Apple Day of Service.

Growing Green
May 30, 2019
Detroit, Michigan

Students at our school all have significant challenges to their ability to learn and to be independent. Students have disabilities that range from moderate to severe cognitive impairment, physical impairment and autism. These disabilities radically impact all areas of their daily experiences and independence.

Beautifying our Garden with Butterflies
May 30, 2019
Detroit, Michigan

My students are a beautiful mix of focused young people.Through the school's mission, 90% of my students will graduate to post-secondary education. In order to maintain these high expectations, the students deserve to learn in a manner that best fits their learning style.

Growing, Planting, and Learning
May 30, 2019
Detroit, Michigan

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." ~W.B. Yeats.

Fridays for future Arenal
May 24, 2019
Mexico City, Distrito Federal

we want to teach our kids about climate change and make them aware about the impact of their daily actions with games, activities, stories and songs

CARAVAN FOR THE PLANET
May 22, 2019
Roma, Roma

"Caravan for the Planet" is a project on how we can reduce energy and water consumption. It is a project developed and managed by school students to learn about the value of one of the most precious natural resources and at the same time to promote more sustainable strategies on energy and water use.

CARAVAN FOR THE PLANET
May 22, 2019
Pescara, Pescara

"Caravan for the Planet" is a project on how we can reduce energy and water consumption. It is a project developed and managed by school students to learn about the value of one of the most precious natural resources and at the same time to promote more sustainable strategies on energy and water use.

CARAVAN FOR THE PLANET
May 22, 2019
Pescara, Pescara

"Caravan for the Planet" is a project on how we can reduce energy and water consumption. It is a project developed and managed by school students to learn about the value of one of the most precious natural resources and at the same time to promote more sustainable strategies on energy and water use.

Mindful Kids
May 14, 2019
Port Orange, Florida

The resources I have selected for my classroom are to enhance individual and group learning while teaching my students to be conscious of waste. I would like to teach math and reading using white board tables. I believe students need to understand the subject AND the important lesson of saving paper and caring for our planet.

Emergency Preparedness Kits
May 10, 2019
Fort Collins, Colorado

Students will create emergency preparedness kits to have on hand at school in case of a natural, weather or another related emergency. The kits will be small enough to store in a classroom and will also be used to educate the Webber community on how to build an emergency kit for student homes.

Creating Ocean Awareness for Our Student Body
May 09, 2019
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

This team of students is passionate about creating awareness among our student body of the many issues threatening our oceans today including plastic pollution, oil pollution, over-fishing, ocean acidification and climate change.

Growing Valencia
May 08, 2019
Phoenix, Arizona

Valencia Newcomer School is a very unique inner city school in Phoenix, Arizona, a member of the Alhambra Elementary School District. We are one of a few in the country that exclusively serve our local immigrant/refugee population. Our garden is in the beginning stages of development.

Farm2School / Greco Middle School Community Composting
May 06, 2019
Tampa, Florida

Tampa Bay Farm2School.com is currently working with Greco STEM students to build a compost system at the community garden located on school property. Tampa Bay Farm2School is hosting and will provide management of this new community soil making site. The compost bins are a project of Greco STEM students.

Jefferson Spring Work Party 2019!
May 04, 2019
Berkeley, California

Some projects include:
Cleaning out the sand box
Painting
Weeding
broken equipment repair
Tidy up messy hallways
Clean windows
Ball return from the roof
Specific class room repairs on handy tasks
Clean the stage cabinets
Donate, recycle or trash unwanted items.

USGBC Ohio Gives: Linden School Beautification!
May 04, 2019
Columbus, Ohio

Join USGBC Central Ohio to help transform the exterior of Hamilton STEM Academy in the Linden neighborhood of Columbus into a more welcoming and healthy environment.

Prosthetic Hands
May 01, 2019
Manassas, Virginia

Cole Elementary students will print prosthetic hand parts using 3D printing technology. These parts will be assembled by a Boy Scout Troop. Twenty prosthetic hands will be assembled and donated to children who are missing their hands. The e-Nable organization will distribute the prosthetic hands to children to who are in need.

River Mile Cleanup
May 01, 2019
St. Paul, Minnesota

River's Edge Academy hosts a bi-annual River Mile Cleanup along our local stretch of the Mississippi, picking up trash and debris and disposing of it appropriately, or putting it in our River Mile Cleanup display to raise awareness of river pollution and to demonstrate our impact.

Solar/IoT Garden
May 01, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

As part of Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts (PHSSA) charter, sustainability was established as a core focus of the schools education mission. All grade levels at PHSSA make use of curriculum that involves use of gardens on site at PHSSA.

Building Recyclers Through Literacy 2
April 30, 2019
Franklinton, Louisiana

We are eager to explore our theme: The Three R's: Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling
These books, like Recycle Everyday, will introduce the theme and help develop skills which will stay with them for a lifetime.

Into the Woods Learning Area at Chadwick Elementary School
April 27, 2019
Windsor Mill, Maryland

Join Grimm + Parker Architects, the Chadwick Elementary School community, and Baltimore County Public Schools (and friends) on Saturday, April 27th 9 am - early afternoon to improve a wooded area and transform it into an Outdoor Learning Area.

Earth-Ag Day 2019: Pollinators, Hemp, and the Future of Agriculture.”
April 27, 2019
Hanford, California

We are creating an event focusing on Global Sustainability and Pollinators centering on Hemp education and community involvement in Agricultural Communities by including this as a Green Apple Week of Service Project coinciding with our 2019 Earth-Ag Spring Festival in Hanford, Ca.

Garden Expansion for Sustainability Solutions
April 27, 2019
Sherman Oaks, California

We revamped our Ethel Street Garden last year and opened it up to all students at our school. Our TK-2nd grade classes have been rotating through the garden with a trained Garden Ranger. It is now time to expand the garden to more easily accommodate our 3rd-5th grade classes.

Composting Before Your Eyes
April 26, 2019
FRESNO, California

Our garden area is going to be starting a composting area, where we will begin composting our cafeteria food waste. The students will receive classroom lessons on composting, recycling and a speaker will come from our City Waste Management Department.

Recycled Art Show
April 26, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

Our school's Green Team is hosting a school-wide Recycled Art Show. We want to showcase staff and student talent as well as bring awareness to water and environmental conservation efforts. We will use money from last year's USGBC grant to offer prizes and local celebrities from the Nebraska Recycling Council, UNL, and Jr.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Garfield Elementary
April 24, 2019
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer through local non-profit Martha's Table to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to students and their families in an under-served area of DC.

Irvingdale (and surrounding parks) Park Clean-Up
April 24, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

Students and staff from Irving Middle School will do a park clean-up for the areas around the Irving school grounds. The area may include; Irvingdale Park, Stransky Park, and Rudge Park, along with the school grounds around Irving. This activity is sponsored by the Green Club and is being used to celebrate Earth Week!

Earth Day Cafeteria Styrofoam/Single-Use Plastic Swap
April 24, 2019
ATLANTA, Georgia

Parkside Elementary School is saying "NO" to Styrofoam: On Friday April 19, the school cafeteria will use biodegradable trays and cutlery in place of the Styrofoam and single-use plastic that they normally use for every meal, every day.

Earth Day Celebration
April 22, 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana

Our School is participating in a school wide day of service for Earth Day! Activities will include: planting our school garden, picking up trash in the neighbor and learning about reducing our carbon footprint!

Earth Day Work Day
April 22, 2019
Stevens Point, Wisconsin

We will need all hands on deck to help expand our outdoor learning spaces at James Madison Elementary. On this day, we are making improvements to the schoolyard! We will be adding more trails to our 2 acre outdoor classroom and possibly planting a few new trees to our prairie area.

Environmental Science: Colorful Earth
April 19, 2019
Los Angeles, California

My students need a set of color toner, Magnetic Notebook Paper, and a Magnetic Paper Clip Holder for an Earth Day art, science, and writing a combined project.

Root for the Earth! Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
April 16, 2019
Weston, Massachusetts

The Goddard School of Weston is participating in the Goddard’s Root for the Earth Campaign all during the month of April, 2019. Root for the Earth helps to promote environmental awareness in our community.

Recycling Beyond the Bag
April 15, 2019
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

How do we, as protectors of Earth, go beyond everyday recycling efforts and increase recovery and recycling rates of plastic films? Education and awareness.

Honeybee Sanctuary
April 15, 2019
JONESTOWN, Pennsylvania

Honeybees are such an important part of human existence and the recent negative impacts on hives and colonies have us concerned. We are located in a rural part of Pennsylvania where agriculture is a way of life for many people.

Alder Elementary Wonderland Garden
April 13, 2019
Portland, Oregon

Alder Elementary is located in one of the most poverty impacted areas in Oregon and in a large hub of diverse immigrant populations. 84% of Alder students are children of color, 100% receive free/reduced price lunch, and many are bi-lingual, with 26 languages spoken in their homes.

Dundee Crown Annual Activism Fair
April 12, 2019
Carpentersville, Illinois

This is our 10th year having the Activism Fair at Dundee Crown and the students always get compliments from the organizations that attend. We will have organizations representing a variety of foundations including suicide and mental health awareness, environmental, and animal welfare.

Urban farm for preschoolers
April 12, 2019
Monterrey, Nuevo León

This project aims to restore a small parcel of eroded lands and that currently produce problems of poor air quality to which the students are exposed, turning them into urban farms. The activity will be carried out in two stages, the first will be a short talk on sustainability and why it is important, aimed at students and their parents.

Grey Water Pond System Construction Project
April 08, 2019
Asheville, North Carolina

At our Green Apple Day of Service (April 8th, Earth Day event) our students will be completing service projects across our campus.

Building Recyclers Through Literacy
April 06, 2019
Franklinton, Louisiana

We are eager to explore our theme: The Three R's: Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling
These books, like Michael Recycles, will introduce the theme and help develop skills which will stay with them for a lifetime.

Clean Up Green Up
April 06, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida

We will be hosting a campus wide clean up in honor of upcoming Earth Day. We will be building a water shed in our WISE Garden (Wildcats Initiative for a Sustainable Environment) with upcycled rain barrels being build off a fence using sheet metal as a make-shift "roof" on a wooden frame.

Gardening Eagles
April 05, 2019
Springfield, Missouri

Our goal is to build 4 raised beds where our students can plant, tend and harvest vegetables and flowers.

A New Home for our Local Instects
April 04, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

Students from the Environmental Science class at the University of Nebraska are going to be working with our garden club students to help them build and create Monarch butterfly boxes and insect homes for our garden. We hope that these boxes will help the monarch population increase and help them as them migrate through Nebraska.

Maplewood Richmond Height Middle School Green Day of Service April 2, 2019
April 02, 2019
Maplewood, Missouri

MRHMS students are going out into the community to lend a helping hand in neighborhood gardens, public parks, and neighborhood spaces.

A Deeper Shade of Green
March 31, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

Our school has signed up to participate in the Connect the Dots Green School Challenge with USGBC. Some of the goals in this partnership are "environmental stewardship, community outreach and to compliment curriculum standards." After meeting with school representatives and our assigned mentors, we developed a three-prong project.

Gratifying Gardening
March 30, 2019
Bridgeport, Connecticut

My students care about their environment as well as their health. They all enjoy maintaining the school-based organic garden. The produce they grow, they take home and share with their families. Many times this is a great way to have parents more involved with the school.

Going Purple to Green
March 30, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

Miles Jones is an urban school in the city of Richmond, Virginia. This is a Title 1 school and 100% of the students are on the free lunch program. Approximately 25% of the 650 students are ESL students. Teachers at the school have been trying to raise the awareness of environmental issues and outside opportunities with our students.

Regenerative Learning Garden
March 30, 2019
El Monte, California

Eco Urban Gardens will be hosting students and community volunteers at the Arroyo High School Garden to assist with the installation of the Regenerative Learning Garden.

Native Plant Learning Garden
March 29, 2019
OAK HARBOR, Washington

Have you ever wondered about the plants all around you?

Beach Clean Up
March 23, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida

Clean up the beaches of Jacksonville beach. Reduce litter on our beaches.

STEM Friday - Enfield Elementary School (ICSD)
March 22, 2019
Ithaca, New York

Purpose
Present science concepts of thermal energy and its interaction with buildings and show how architects and engineers make decisions.

Question to students
How do architects and engineers consider heat interaction when designing a building?

Garbage to Glam: Connecting the Dots
March 20, 2019
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Recycling is going through a huge overhaul, due to declining markets and contamination of recyclable materials. It is projected that Millennials will be the largest consumer group in the next few years with a strong influence on the retail market.

Waste and recycling project
March 19, 2019
Spring Green, Wisconsin

We read "Why Should I Recycle?" by Jen Green. We talked as a group about recycling and composting, with many of the students eager to share about their practices at home. A bag of materials was brought in, and each student had the opportunity to decide if a particular material would go to the landfill, recycling center, or compost.

If You Don't, Then Who Will?
March 15, 2019
Kansas City, Missouri

In class, my students and I look for ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle. The children are cognizant of turning off the lights when they exit the room. They recycle paper, plastic water bottles, cans, and cardboard. We also have a worm composite in our classroom.

Green Apple Day AFI
March 15, 2019
San Lorenzo,

Paint and Clean up areas, bathrooms, create and designer gardens and orchard with recicle pots and wheels.

Fresh fruits and veggies at EW Stokes Public Charter School
March 14, 2019
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff volunteered through the local non-profit Martha's Table to provide fruits and vegetables to students and their families in an under-served area of DC. The market was a "Stay and Play" market, which meant there were also cooking demonstrations and games to educate students and parents about healthy eating and new foods.

Earth Day Water Bottle Exchange
March 14, 2019
Phoenix, Arizona

Our students are attempting to raise awareness about the waste issue of plastic water bottles. We are setting up a booth on Earth day to trade out all disposable water bottles for reusable water bottles. Our students aim to help reduce landfill waste.

Green Apple Club
March 13, 2019
Giza, Giza
Kids Keeping Our Earth Clean and Green
March 13, 2019
Newark, Delaware

Provide 2nd students with children's literature on the subject of soils, composting and ecology. This grant will also be used to purchase a composting bin, buckets and pick sticks to allow students to participate in keeping our school clean.

How Does That Grab You?
March 13, 2019
Aiken, South Carolina

Every year, my students complete an Earth Day Project. We learn about how society is currently trashing the Earth and how we need to be respectful and love the Earth. We will spend our class period collecting trash that has carelessly been left by uninformed peers.

Healthy Hearts Stay Smart
March 13, 2019
Loris, South Carolina

Students will work with teachers to improve movement in the classrooms by the use of Kagan Structures which include fun movement with activities. We will host a fun run , which students will invite guests to come exercise with them at school. This will improve their health.

2018-19 Green Schools Quest
March 10, 2019
St. Louis, Missouri

Through the Green Schools Quest, an annual project-based challenge issued by the U.S.

Creativity and Critical Thinking Through Collaboration
March 08, 2019
Port Orange, Florida

Whiteboards are are perfect for "green" guided practice and recording new strategies we are learning. They allow my students the ability to record, share, and discuss their thinking. Unfortunately, regular sized dry erase boards are far too small for some concepts, or ideas, and limit my students' creativity.

School Edible Garden and Compost
March 07, 2019
Oakland Park, Florida

Clean up and plant new herbs and vegetables in our edible garden. We also want to create a compost bin in our garden to help create fertilizer for the garden and help with trash around campus. We will be creating the compost using wooden pallets at our school.

Help Us Dig It: Building an Outdoor Learning Lab at Providence Middle School
March 05, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

My project is called Help Us Dig It: Building an Outdoor Learning Lab for Providence Middle School. The goal of our project is to construct an outdoor area where our students can learn about growing food, observe nature, and have more access for learning outside.

Help Us Dig It! Creating an outdoor learning lab at Providence Middle School
March 05, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

My students have identified an area of our school grounds, secured the necessary permissions, and have made connections with local garden clubs and cooperative extension members to help get this project done.

Girls Have ENERGY
March 01, 2019
North Chesterfield, Virginia

Girls For A Change (GFAC) is a nonprofit that empowers black girls in metro RVA to visualize their bright futures and potential. Our Chesterfield center offers after-school and summer programs for first through eighth graders.

Talk to 7th Graders on Climate Change and Energy
March 01, 2019
Setauket, New York

Discussed with 7th Graders about Climate Change, Global Warming and impacts of energy use on the society and the environment. Discussed issues at the national, regional, state and local levels and ways in which they can be addressed by renewable energy, efficiency and conservation and how students can help reduce their own footprint.

Water Bottle Refilling Station
February 26, 2019
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Water bottle refilling station

Overnight Environmental Scientists
February 26, 2019
Sacramento, California

Our school has had the amazing opportunity to send our 5th graders to Nature Bridge for the last 20 years. With increasing costs, our students and their families are having a harder time affording to go.

Let's Finish This!
February 20, 2019
Port Orange, Florida

To raise awareness of conservation efforts by using whiteboard tables instead of paper.

Zero Waste Fernbank
February 15, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia

At Fernbank Elementary, we go GREEN! We implement recycling in all classrooms and hallways--paper/cardboard and plastic are placed in the recycling by our school community.

Recycler Machine in Pachas Fest
February 09, 2019
Bogotá, Cundinamarca

The objective of this Recycler Machine is to reduce solid wastes that we are going to produce in our event named Pachas Fest 2019. Recycler Machine is used in order to deposit inside it; plastic bottles, plastic cups, TetraPak containers, and batteries. This way, we are going to reduce solid wastes that would arrive to the landfill.

Building an Earth-Friendly Generation with Whiteboard Tables
February 06, 2019
Port Orange, Florida

My hope is to reduce paper usage in the classroom by providing whiteboard tables.

Solar Panel Funding
February 06, 2019
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Our goal as an Eco Club at Ashwaubenon High School is to provide clean and more efficient energy for our school. We want to start the process of using less fossil fuel-based energy that creates air pollutants and increase the amount of clean energy.

Green Science Fair
February 05, 2019
Kearney, Nebraska

The Green Science Fair organized by a student-led Horizon Middle School Green Team included interactive displays about alternative energy (sunlight, water, wind), composting worms (red wigglers), how to Reduce-Reuse-Recycle-Repurpose, and numbers from the local landfill detailing how (via a reduction in metric tons) the city of Kearney, NE has r

The Lorax for the Green Team!
February 04, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland

Sustainability (such as recycling, using less energy, reducing, etc.) is new to many students, families, and staff members in our community. We started a "Green Team" of about 35 students, grades Pre-K through second, to help spread awareness and understanding of sustainability.

Let's Dress Up Our Orchard!
February 04, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

We have small orchard with some fruit trees (apple, peach, and pear) that have been planted over the years. However, the orchard area is not mulched, and it is cumbersome for custodians to mow around the trees, especially if there is any fallen fruit on the ground.

Becker Elementary Green Classroom
January 27, 2019
Austin, Texas

Becker Elementary, built in 1936, is located in south Austin, Texas. Students enrolled in the school's Two-Way Dual Language program study in both English and Spanish. The school offers an excellent enrichment academic program and also has a chicken coop and green garden classroom, where each class tends its own garden plot.

Vegetable Garden at Cork Elementary
January 26, 2019
Plant City, Florida

Vegetable Garden Installment.

Recycling Makes Cents
January 25, 2019
BROOKLYN, New York

The Green Team at I.S. 240 A. H. Magnet School of Stem has launched a recycling campaign to cut down the use of plastic bottles. They have chosen to make a difference in our environment by using reusable water bottles instead of purchasing, and recycling one each day.

Recycling Makes Cents
January 25, 2019
BROOKLYN, New York

The Green Team at I.S. 240 A. H. Magnet School of Stem has launched a recycling campaign to cut down the use of plastic bottles. They have chosen to make a difference in our environment by using reusable water bottles instead of purchasing, and recycling one each day.

Go Green
January 24, 2019
Austin, Texas

My classroom is a home away from home for the 65 4th and 5th graders that come through the door every day. My students often see their teachers and classmates more than their own families and have a strong bond as a classroom community.

Engaging Kindergarteners in the Environment
January 24, 2019
Ishpeming, Michigan

My kindergarteners would like to learn about the environment using Lakeshore’s learning tubs.

Green Team Empowerment!
January 24, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland

This is the first year our school is truly focused on sustainability efforts. Sustainability (such as recycling, using less energy, reducing, etc.) is new to many students, families, and staff members in our community.

Vegetable garden maintenance at TBK8
January 19, 2019
9020 Imperial Oak Blvd, Florida

USF workday to do the maintenance of the vegetable garden.

Preparation Vegetable Garden at Cork Elementary
January 19, 2019
Plant City, Florida
Greco Gardens
January 19, 2019
Temple Terrace, Florida
Energy Vampires @ Sammamish High School
January 15, 2019
Bellevue, Washington

Students will be conducting an energy audit on items at school. There will be a discussion on what they can do to conserve energy in their every day life. The project will be done with two groups of students.

Energy Vampires @ Stadium High School
January 11, 2019
Tacoma, Washington

Students will be conducting an energy audit on items at school. There will be a discussion on what they can do to conserve energy in their every day life. The project will be done with two groups of students.

QED Hydroponics
December 30, 2018
Quincy, Massachusetts

To design and build an inexpensive and effective hydroponics system for schools

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Al Amir Shakib Irslan Public School
December 20, 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Al Amir Shakib Irslan Public School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

"Keep Whittier Beautiful"
December 20, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Funding is requested for a portion of a "start up" project of beautifying a barren area of the school ground that is presently unused and is often trashed. The area measures some 50 X 100 feet and has three small trees and 3 old benches and an old table. It is currently an eyesore as people walk through it and toss their trash.

CO2 in the classroom
December 19, 2018
Munich, Germany

Understanding the components of CO2, how it's created and its impact in the classroom. Use CO2 monitor to measure and explain to students how CO2 concentrations build up. Outline steps to improve air quality.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- High Vision English Medium School
December 17, 2018
Pune, Maharashtra

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Pune office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "High Vision English Medium School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Sustainability and The Future of Construction Presentation
December 14, 2018
Lexington, Massachusetts

A team from Gilbane Building Company delivered a presentation to approximately 65 students as well as teachers and school administrations regarding sustainability in construction and the future of the construction industry as it relates to green building and sustainable processes and principles.

Sustainability: The Future and Beyond!
December 12, 2018
Sabinas, Coahuila

Our team's project's goal is to educate and inspire students, teachers and staff about our impact on the Environment and benefits of having Sustainability goals.

Fresh fruits and veggies at KIPP Douglass
December 11, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff volunteered with Martha's Table to hand out free fruits and vegetables to students and families at KIPP Douglass at their Joyful Food Market.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Early Childhood Academy
December 11, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff volunteered with Martha's Table to hand out free fruits and vegetables to students and families at Early Childhood Academy at their Joyful Food Market.

Sustainability: The Future and Beyond!
December 11, 2018
Buenavista, Coahuila

Our team's project's goal is to educate and inspire students, teachers and staff about our impact on the Environment and benefits of having Sustainability goals.

Sustainability: The Future and Beyond!
December 10, 2018
Piedras Negras,, Coahuila

Our team's project's goal is to educate and inspire students, teachers and staff about our impact on the Environment and benefits of having Sustainability goals.

Banyan Creek Elementary Science Garden Clean-up Project
December 08, 2018
Delray Beach, Florida

There is an existing Science Garden at Banyan Creek Elementary that was in need of cleaning up, replanting of planter beds, painting of planter beds and benches, etc.

Guatemala Green Apple Day - ABC Project
December 08, 2018
Guatemala, Guatemala

Throughout the years the Guatemalan public education system has suffer from different deficiencies both, in infrastructure and in quality of information taught to children. Having this in mind, we chose to focus on school sponsorships for our Green Apple Day of Service initiatives.

Fairmont Heights High School Sustainable Tour and Curriculum Worksession
December 07, 2018
Landover, Maryland

Grimm and Parker Architects partnered with the William S. Schmidt Center for Environmental Learning and Outdoor Education to lead teachers at Fairmont Heights High School (recently opened new school and LEED Gold Certified) through a professional development worksession.

Garden clean-up at Langley Elementary
December 02, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

Parents and volunteers, including USGBC staff, cleaned up a garden that was going to redesigned at the school by Fresh Farm DC. The garden had some rat burrows and was not laid out for best use by the students. The new garden will be used as a teaching tool and food garden for students.

Greenhouse Resurrection
December 01, 2018
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

1. Assess and repair greenhouse and repair/restore planter boxes.
2. Implement a year-long sustainable gardening lesson plan into science curriculum.
Stagger grade units so that maintenance of plants is continuous through the school year (4th would plant seeds, 6th grade would harvest, etc.)

Upkeep, Maintenance, and Improvements to School Gardens and Grounds
November 30, 2018
Viera, Florida

Stake fallen trees on campus, weed outdoor classroom and butterfly garden, assist teachers with new plantings in planter boxes, assist with planting two new trees, and seal new stumps in outdoor classroom seating area.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Anne Beers Elementary
November 28, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Drew Elementary
November 27, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- MAR ELIAS Orthodox-TRIPOLI
November 26, 2018
Tripoli, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "MAR ELIAS Orthodox-TRIPOLI" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- SOS Lebanon HQ
November 24, 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "SOS Lebanon HQ School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Saint Mary's Orthodox College
November 21, 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Saint Mary's Orthodox College" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Evolution International School
November 19, 2018
Cairo, Egypt

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Cairo office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Evolution International School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Appletree Elementary
November 16, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

School Yard Rain Gardens
November 15, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia
Munsey School STEAM Garden
November 15, 2018
Bakersfield, California

Five third grade classes, approximately 125 students will benefit from the Munsey School STEAM Garden. Students will learn how to plant and cultivate a garden of assorted winter vegetables. Each of the five classes will be responsible for monitoring the growth of vegetables in each of the six planters.

Recycling Presentation
November 14, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

Our group is going to do a presentation for a fourth grade class about recycling to educate and promote sustainability.

Sustainability: The Future and Beyond!
November 14, 2018
Piedras Negras, Coahuila

Our team's project's goal is to educate and inspire students, teachers and staff about our impact on the Environment and benefits of having Sustainability goals.

Technical Customer Service - Extra Support for Education Projects
November 14, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

Technical Customer Service is excited to participate in the Green Apple Day of Service by picking a day this fall, and working together as a team to prioritize inquiries from students, teachers, schools, colleges, and universities, and inquiries from consultants regarding educational project types.

Earth Force Chesapeake Ban the Bag II
November 14, 2018
Fairfax, Virginia
Green Construction Project
November 13, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

The students will be working in groups for about two weeks starting November 6th in their science classes. They would have finished their science lessons on heat transfer, insulation, efficiency., etc.and math lessons on percentage, discounts, areas, etc.

Conserving Energy
November 12, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

A presentation on methods of conserving energy in classrooms will be presented to students. The purpose is to inform students about different energy sources in the classroom and ways that they can conserve that energy.

Teaching Tragedy of the Commons
November 12, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

We presented a project about scarcity and the Tragedy of the Commons to a class of 2nd graders using a nonrenewable resource: Goldfish. We had the students sit in a circle then passed a bowl around first telling them to take as many as they wanted.

Green apple day
November 12, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

Create a booth teaching students about what they can do to conserve water and electricity as well as recycle.

Seacrest Field Recycling
November 09, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

We will be hanging up multiple posters around the football field to encourage recycling of cardboard boxes. We will also be attending a few games to talk to people about the importance of recycling and remind people where to put their recycling.

EcoLeaders
November 09, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

For our EcoLeaders project, 6 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will present to five 5th grade classrooms about what it means to "go green," what happens to their trash, and the importance of conserving energy.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Rocketship RISE Academy
November 08, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Dar Al Aytam Islamic - School
November 06, 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Dar Al Aytam Islamic - School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

BeGreenIn18! Video Contest
November 06, 2018
Neenah, Wisconsin

The team at Miron Construction is excited to bring back the "Be Green" video contest. We had so many great submissions last year, including the winning submission from Madison Elementary School here in Stevens Point, that we decided to up the ante this year.

Vegetable garden project at TBK8
November 03, 2018
Tampa, Florida

Vegatable garden installment

The Lion Cub Garden
November 03, 2018
Ladera Ranch, California

We will be creating an outdoor garden classroom on the school property. We will begin by planting vegetables in raised planters, construct potting benches, and add stepping stones.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Burrville Elementary
November 02, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

Sustainability at my home
November 02, 2018
New Delhi, Delhi

GBCI India partnered with TERI School of Advanced Studies for the Climate Jamboree 2018, attended by over 7000 students from schools across the National Capital Region. Youth were engaged and and empowered to build a sustainable future through multiple workshops during the three day engagement.

10th Grade Waste Audit and Composting Campaign
October 31, 2018
Brighton, Massachusetts

Boston Green Academy is the only school in the Boston Public Schools that has an Environmental Science and Technology Career and Technical Education Pathway. All twenty of the 10th graders in this pathway created the following project and will carry it out.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- International School of Choueifat
October 27, 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "International School of Choueifat " . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

2018 USGBC-LA Legacy Project Volunteer Day: Discovery Garden
October 27, 2018
SIMI VALLEY, California

The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) Chapter has selected its third annual Legacy Project, The Discovery Garden, created by the City of Simi Valley.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Nermine Ismael International School
October 27, 2018
Cairo, Egypt

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Cairo office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Nermine Ismael International School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Mabarrat Charity Association
October 26, 2018
Beirut, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Mabarrat Charity Association" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Preparing the garden for winter at Yu Ying Charter School
October 26, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff volunteered to prepare the garden for winter at Green Ribbon School award-winner Yu Ying Charter School. We turned and removed the soil around the garden beds, laid down weed barrier, and replaced the soil. The school can now put down wood chips to make it easier for students to come out and have class in the garden space.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- The International School of Choueifat — Dubai - sabis
October 24, 2018
, Dubai

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Dubai office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "The International School of Choueifat - Dubai" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- SOS Children's Village Pune
October 23, 2018
Pune, Maharashtra

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Pune office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "SOS Children's Village Pune" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary Restoration Project
October 23, 2018
Chevy Chase, Maryland

The Tower Companies is partnering with the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) based in Chevy Chase, MD to assist in restoration efforts at Woodend Sanctuary. Woodend Sanctuary is a beautiful 40-acre property, which is currently undergoing a 50 year master restoration plan.

Fall 2018 Maryland Green Apple Day of Service - Garrett Heights Elementary
October 20, 2018
Baltimore, Maryland

The U.S. Green Building Council Maryland Community is continuing to work with Garrett Heights Elementary Middle School on their outdoor classroom, and projects to enhance their outdoor space. Volunteers are needed to support this special workday!
Dress appropriately for the weather and service project tasks:
 Painting

Preserve Day
October 20, 2018
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Preserve Day: A Celebration of GA's Outdoor Spaces
https://www.germantownacademy.net/distinctly-ga/preserve-day
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11am – 1pm
Presented by the Nature Program and Parents' Preserve Day Committee

Philbrick School Habitat Garden
October 20, 2018
Roslindale, Massachusetts

The Philbrick School is requesting funding to create a Habitat Garden on the grounds of the school; an outdoor space for all community members (e.g. students, teachers, staff and parents) to learn, work, and play while connecting to nature in meaningful ways.

Fall Decorating at Barclay
October 20, 2018
Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Students, their parents and staff will work together to create a seasonal landscape using plants and other natural materials.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT - SABIS Coueifat Green Apple Day of service
October 19, 2018
Mount Lebanon, Lebanon

1 hour Interactive awareness presentation
3 hours Hands-on Activity:
Storm water collection for irrigation use
Plant a Vegetable Garden

Fresh fruits and veggies at Appletree Elementary
October 19, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Soeurs des Saints Coeurs Couvent
October 18, 2018
Hammana, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Soeurs des Saints Coeurs Couvent " . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Educational Lab on Energy Efficient Buildings
October 18, 2018
Williamsport, Pennsylvania

PA Build My Future expo gives high school students the opportunity to have a day to work in the construction and design industry through an interactive showcase.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Latin Patriarchate School Shafa Badran
October 17, 2018
Amman, Jordan

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Amman office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Latin Patriarchate School Shafa Badran" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Fresh fruits and veggies at Plummer Elementary
October 16, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC staff will volunteer with Martha's Table, a local organization that gives out fresh fruits and vegetables to families in under-served neighborhoods. The food markets are run at schools, and parents and students often come together.

Building a Compost Area
October 16, 2018
Blythewood, South Carolina

We build a compost area 2 years ago using recycled materials. However we outgrew the area with the amount of food we were composting. The existing compost materials are starting to decomposs and break. We would like to build a larger compost area that we can divide into the 4 nine weeks to allow us more room to compost all the waste.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Manaret Heliopolis International school
October 15, 2018
Nasr, Egypt

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Cairo office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Manaret Heliopolis International school" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Jefferson Community Work Day!
October 14, 2018
Berkeley, California

Jefferson Community Work Day will be held on Sunday, October 14th from 10am-2pm.

Garden Clean-up
October 13, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

We will facilitate a garden clean-up at the school as well as teach students about composting. The day will include multiple activities to boost the student's understanding of waste management.

Garden Clean Up
October 13, 2018
Snellville, Georgia

Pharr Elementary will be cleaning up their garden to prepare for another year of great learning outdoors. If you want to come see how every subject can be taught outdoors and get a little exercise and fresh air while you are doing it, come join us from 8am to 11am on Saturday, Oct 13. Bring your gloves and any tools you have.

Tending the Garden Re-Scheduled!!!!
October 13, 2018
Austin, Texas

There are many reasons to maintain a garden at school. Gardens teach students about the important role of land in our lives: providing wildlife refuge and habitat, growing vegetables and fruit for instruction or cafeteria use, and providing places to divert water from storm sewers.

Branching Out
October 12, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

In partnership with University of KY and our local municipality (Lexington Fayette Urban County Government), six Fayette Co Public Schools will plant 40 trees on our campuses Oct 10th, 11th and 12th.

Park Hill Elementary - Outdoor Classroom
October 12, 2018
Denver, Colorado

Building a shaded outdoor teaching space

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Rosary College School
October 10, 2018
Amman, Jordan

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Amman office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Rosary College School" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Green School
October 10, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia, Croatia

Before throwing anything as a waste, try to make optimum usage of it, by way of repeated use.
In order to reduce environmental impact we will reuse and recover wood and fabric products (wooden frames, boards, crates, check marks, textile, canvas bags, wooden frames).
Workshop - My Plant Project
Workshop Kokedama Moss Balls

Recycling Magic Assembly
October 10, 2018
Manassas, Virginia

The Prince William County Solid Waste Department and the Prince William County Schools Energy Management Team, partnered to host a whole school assembly entitled "Recycle Magic" presented by Nate Unsworth. The assembly was a 1 hour presentation of magic and presented content on recycling and water conservation.

Recycling Magic Assembly
October 10, 2018
Manassas, Virginia

The Prince William County Solid Waste Department and the Prince William County Schools Energy Management Team, partnered to host a K-1 school assembly entitled "Recycle Magic" presented by Nate Unsworth. The assembly was a 1 hour presentation of magic and presented content on recycling and water conservation.

Recycling Magic Assembly
October 09, 2018
Haymarket, Virginia

The Prince William County Solid Waste Department and the Prince William County Schools Energy Management Team, partnered to host a whole school assembly entitled "Recycle Magic" presented by Nate Unsworth. The assembly was a 1 hour presentation of magic and presented content on recycling and water conservation.

Recycling Magic Assembly
October 09, 2018
Bristow, Virginia

The Prince William County Solid Waste Department and the Prince William County Schools Energy Management Team, partnered to host a whole school assembly entitled "Recycle Magic" presented by Nate Unsworth. The assembly was a 1 hour presentation of magic and presented content on recycling and water conservation.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- CTI - Christian Teaching Institute
October 09, 2018
Sin El Fil, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "CTI - Christian Teaching Institute" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Green Apple Garden Day!
October 07, 2018
Sacramento, California

This year we will be updating/ building out our chicken pen , finishing our garden benches, and "lasagna layering" the garden beds. Our chickens had an "unfortunate event", so we will be building out a more secure pen for the new birds. Extra hands, (woodworkers in particular) are needed for that, and to complete our garden bench project.

USGBC-NCR John Burroughs Elementary School GADOS - Oct. 6th
October 06, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC-NCR will work on October 6th to help John Burroughs Elementary School revitalize heavily used parts of the school by painting Lockers, create new sensory learning experience for students through sensory tables converted from benched, and plant a new garden for students and teachers to use in learning about agriculture and sustainability.

Musnsey School Community Beautification Day
October 06, 2018
Bakersfield, California

Munsey School community members were invited to participate in the Munsey School Beautification Day. Representatives from Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, schools, church and friends were invited to participate in the weekend project. We cleaned the various landscaped areas at the school.

The Catawba Project
October 06, 2018
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Alder students have built many gardens around our community including gardens by the community center and by the primary schools. This year they're bringing it back home to Alder Avenue by rebuilding our gardens. Students have been working on reshaping the gardens since Spring, and are in the process of building a hoop-house.

BOMA Greater Tampa Bay Sustainability Committee's Green Apple Day of Service at USF Preschool for Creative Learning
October 06, 2018
Tampa, Florida

This year's projects are as follows:

Hydroponic Towers & Grow boxes
Refurbish Existing Grow boxes
Compost Boxes
Interactive learning & growth chart
Kid projects – age based activities for students who come to Green Apple Day
Contingency project – Hose run for water for Hydroponic Towers

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- Leila Saad School-SABIS Mtein
October 06, 2018
Mtein, Lebanon

A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Beirut office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "Leila Saad School-SABIS Mtein" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students.

Run, Jump, Skip! Play On!
October 05, 2018
Bolingbrook, Illinois

Our school is embarking on a project to enhance our outdoor learning environment. We are creating a series of play zones on our back blacktop. The idea is to create play zones that encourage students to maintain fitness and expand their social circles while building strong social-emotional skills.

Energy Efficiency Day at Stephens Elem.
October 05, 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas

Green Team students at Stephens Elementary LRSD will assemble gift bags next Friday - October 5 - Energy Efficiency Day - with items to help others reduce energy consumption and lower utility bills. Gift bags will be distributed through the school’s food pantry.

6th Grade Marker Recycling
October 05, 2018
Brighton, Massachusetts

Our 6th graders are brand new to Boston Green Academy, and their Green Apple Day of Service project will help introduce them to what it means to think sustainably. All of our 6th graders will learn about the importance of recycling and then will make Marker Recycling Baskets for all the 6th-12th grade teachers at Boston Green Academy.

School Garden Clean-Up
October 03, 2018
Oak Harbor, Washington

We are having a school-wide garden clean up day! We will be working with partners from WSU SNAP-Ed and Island County Public Health to clear weeds, lay down new bark, and clear out old growth to get our garden ready for fall. Everyone will get involved to help our garden shine and take pride in our outdoor learning space.

We Recycle...Do You?
September 30, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

Our students are very excited about our new recycling club this year! We need more bins to help students fulfill their recycling needs. The students will learn everything about how the recycling process works to how to determine which material does and doesn't get recycled. We have enthusiastic students that are very excited to start recycling!

Wilshire Crest Outdoor Classroom Farm/Garden
September 29, 2018
Los Angeles, California

Sprucing up our outdoor garden/environmental/edible classroom with Bilingual signs identifying vegetables/fruits to support our new Wilshire Crest ES Spanish/English Dual Language program, fruit tree care, weeding, mulching, installing irrigation, cleaning up our raised beds for our SEED to Table program.

Oburg School Clean Up
September 29, 2018
Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Teachers, Students, and Parents will walk around the school property and clean up the trash and waste that has accumulated. Our school is near a busy street and some liter gets thrown out by our school grounds. We have been participating since the beginning of the GADOS began. This is Ogdensburg’s 7th annual Green Apple Day Of Service.

Volunteer at the Auburn Green Game
September 29, 2018
Auburn University, Alabama

Auburn Athletics, the Waste Reduction and Recycling Department, and the Office of Sustainability need volunteers to help educate football fans on the correct objects to throw away and to recycle at the football game on September 29th against the University of Southern Mississippi.

Garden Renovation at Olivenhain Pioneer
September 29, 2018
Carlsbad, California

Verdani Partners, a sustainability firm, will be hosting a Green Apple Day of Service event at Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary in partnership with OPE's PTA and parents as well as Green Leaf Environmental Services (https://www.greenleaflandscapeservices.com/)

Arroyo High School Community Garden
September 29, 2018
El Monte, California

volunteers will help high school students build raised beds for growing organic vegetables which they will use in their culinary arts class. Students learn how to cook healthy meals, reduce water use, cultivate soil, seed, harvest, rotate crops, create a regenerative landscape and support their community.

GADS 2018 Hartford Public High School
September 29, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut

This year we will accomplish the following:
1) Clean up 3 neighborhoods around the school
2) Plant a dedication tree for Rick Papapietro, a long time volunteer.
3) Work on 14 emergency portable solar power stations for Puerto Rico.
4) Plant 200 spring bulbs.

Tree Planting at Walt Disney Magnet School
September 29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

We will be planting several trees and shrubs around the grounds of Walt Disney Magnet School in Chicago's Buena Park neighborhood. The plants will provide shade, wildlife habitat, carbon sequestration, and reduce stormwater runoff while providing an opportunity for students to interact with and learn about nature.

Green Apple Day of Service
September 29, 2018
Burnsville, Minnesota

The Green Apple Day of Service is a national event that gives teachers and students the opportunity to transform all schools into healthy, safe and productive learning environments through local service projects.

Outdoor Areas & Nature Trail Clean Up
September 29, 2018
Irmo, South Carolina

Irrigation repair and some installation. Weeding and Pruning of outdoor learning areas. We also need to finish painting a pallet fence on our nature trail as well as cutting back " invasives", spreading mulch, and removing debris.

Green Apple Day of Service Whole Foods Garden improvements
September 29, 2018
Jacksonville, Florida

Our first project is our blueberry Garden. We have received a Whole Foods Grant for our garden and we will be building six raised beds as well as a chicken wire cover for the garden. This will also involve adding soil to all the beds.

Outdoor Areas & Nature Trail Clean Up
September 28, 2018
Irmo, South Carolina

Irrigation repair and some installation. Weeding and Pruning of outdoor learning areas.

Cleaning up our Wolf Den
September 28, 2018
Stevens Point, Wisconsin

We have many outdoor learning spaces around our school where students and community members will be working to maintain a safe and clean learning space. For example, McDill Elementary has a beautiful wooded area behind the school. There are existing walking trails that are in need of maintenance.

Build Day - Karen Rose Outdoor Classroom
September 28, 2018
Stillwater, Minnesota

Another in our series of projects at Stonebridge to bring the students' outdoor classroom to life.

Knowledge session on Green Buildings with the clients of K Raheja Corp
September 27, 2018
Hyderabad, Telangana

K Raheja Corp is one of the leaders from the developer community in India and they are committed to LEED. They had organised Knowledge session for their key clients in 3 cities, wherein they showcased K Raheja Corp’s imagery as a key creator and contributor to ‘Green Buildings’ amongst their client.

Canning and Preserving
September 24, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

The students in our Environmental Stewardship class are students that struggled in the normal high school environment. They were referred to our alternative program, due to their unique needs. These students excel working with their hands and participating in collaborative projects with groups from our community.

Kids Caring for Our State Park
September 22, 2018
Oak Harbor, Washington

Hillcrest staff, students, and their families are invited to Joseph Whidbey State Park for a morning of trail clearing, beach clean up, and tending to the nine Garry Oaks previously planted in Heron Grove. Hillcrest has officially adopted Joseph Whidbey State Park after applying through the Washington State Parks Adopt-a-Park Program.

Garden Cleanup Day
September 22, 2018
DELRAY BEACH, Florida

Students and families at Plumosa School of the Arts will prepare our raised bed vegetable garden for the new school year.

Outdoor Learning Space
September 22, 2018
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Haskell is partnering with The Discovery School in the creation of an Outdoor Learning Space which includes the construction of a central Learning Pod structure, creation of a chalkboard wall and significant landscaping. This effort will also include the construction of a pallet green wall and pallet seating structures.

Beautify Woodland Primary School
September 22, 2018
Gages Lake Road, Illinois

We will be painting activities on the playground to provide healthy choices of exercise during recess.
We will clean up our butterfly garden and nature trail.
STEM activities with recyclable materials.
We will paint a mural in our school to promote growing up green.

Cleaning Compost - Collecting Castings
September 22, 2018
Oak Harbor, Washington

Hillcrest staff, students, and their families will gather in the Hillcrest Learning Garden to collect and package the nutrient-rich soil created by the red wigglers in our four vermicomposting bins. Work parties will also, remove compost from our food scrap composting system and clean out the bins.

International Day of Peace Service Day
September 21, 2018
Littleton, Colorado

Our entire school participated in service projects to celebrate International Day of Peace on September 21, 2018. The day started with students donating snacks to Littleton Promise, an after school tutoring program for immigrant children in our local community.

Carolinas Green Wall Installation
September 19, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina

The Carolinas Green School Working Group will be installing a green wall for Ashley Park School that will not only help clean the air for the students but it will provide an educational opportunity for the students to understand the benefits of plants and how they help us.

Constitution Day Clean Up
September 17, 2018
Manhattan, Kansas
St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Audubon YMCA
September 15, 2018
West Norriton, Pennsylvania

They will be removing shrubs, trim hedges, planting and mulching Cleaning child care area

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Eddystone United Methodist Church
September 15, 2018
Eddystone, Pennsylvania

Weeding, pruning, planting. Cleaning.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Project HOME
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Volunteers will be working with the residents of St.Elizabeth's Recovery Residence to clean and garden the gardening planters outside the residence.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Tyler Arboretum
September 15, 2018
Media, Pennsylvania

Volunteers will be helping us in the new Edible Garden by painting the garden shed. They will also assist us in the care of the gardens.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: The Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Working on a Urban Farm! Weeding, feeding mulching trees and plants in orchard and Farm. Painting picnic tables. Cleaning greenhouse area.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Redeemed Worship Center Church
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

On Villanova's Day of Service Saturday RWCC ask our neighbors in the 600 block of South 60th Street (Cedar Avenue to Walton Avenue) to remove their cars. Then we begin the clean up.The corridor's street & the back alley ways are cleaned out.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: IHM Literacy Center
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

racking leaves and cutting back vines in back yard. wiping down and cleaning ledges and blinds in gathering area. (freshening up classrooms. We have three faculty members helping . Thank you!

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Camphill Kimberton
September 15, 2018
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Various tasks including weeding, planting, etc. Also apple picking.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A cleanup of the Darby Creek. Areas will be muddy and this event will take place completely outdoors so it is best for participants to wear comfortable clothes they are OK with getting dirty and bringing a water bottle.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Nazareth House
September 15, 2018
Glenside, Pennsylvania

cleaning cabinets in kitchen, dusting, outdoor gardening, weeding and pruning

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St Philomena R.C. Church
September 15, 2018
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Gardening and cleaning up of site

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Emmaus Convent
September 15, 2018
Aston, Pennsylvania

Yardwork - clearing weeds, etc. at back and front corner of the yard. Good saw needed. We have other tools. Painting - interior - stairwell wall Sanding and staining small decks -10' x 11.5' and 4.5' x 8' An electric sander is needed.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Albert M. Greenfield Elementary School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Volunteers will be engaged in cleaning interior spaces and doing weeding/clean up of the school's exterior grounds.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Master Street Clean Up
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

cleaning the street, painting, cutting shrubby, and making the street beautiful

Kick-Off Training Day
September 15, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

Are you unsure how to get started with your green program? Need help getting buy-in, support and resources? After this event you will be able to define the value of green to your school, identify 10 actions and assemble a team to support your greening efforts. Attendance can either be in person or virtually.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Thorncroft Equestrian Center
September 15, 2018
Malvern, Pennsylvania

In September, landscaping is probably most likely activity. We have a horse show in the fall so we spend time prepping the farm

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Bryn Mawr Ave. Beautification
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The same as last year out side yard work, light painting, and cleaning

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St Cyril R.C. Church
September 15, 2018
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Gardening and cleaning up of site

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Rose Playground
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hello, we will be picking up litter at Rose Playground and surrounding streets, cleaning weeds and leaves and doing a paint project and closet clean out inside the buidling

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St. Alban's Episcopal Church
September 15, 2018
Newton Square, Pennsylvania

mulching and cleaning

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: First United Methodist Church of Germantown
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Parking Lot cleanup Front Yard Cleanup Back Yard Cleanup Balcony Cleanup

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Philadelphia Urban Creators
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

All volunteers will be working on an Urban Farm. Projects will include weeding, compost turning, spreading mulch, moving soil, harvesting/drying herbs, and painting

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Queen of Angels Regional Catholic
September 15, 2018
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Outside gardening work including removing bushes if possible AND scrubbing chairs in our social hall.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Keep Royal Gardens Beautiful
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weeding, mulching, Planting, painting

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Kirkbride School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

(1) Re-touch paint from last year's project: stairwells and exterior doors, (2) Paint large and small conference rooms, (3) garden projects, including assembly of raised beds (raised beds and materials already provided--some tools needed)

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Christian St. YMCA
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We will be doing exterior painting of yellow parking areas, exterior doors, and staining wood planters with exterior stain. Interior masonry painting of foyer . Weeding out back in the playground. Cleaning indoors.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Suburban Swim Club
September 15, 2018
Newton Square, Pennsylvania

yard clean up, repairing deck equipment, painting, cleaning, power washing, etc.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Outside yard work - cleaning inside - painting

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: 5500 West Thompson St Town Watch and Vicinity
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The volunteers will be cleaning sidewalks, street curbs, and a park of litter only. They will also paint 260 ft. plus of fence area on the street area, 6 porch steps for the elderly.& white front doors. Paint street curb too. They will cover a 30 city block within a neighborhood area called Carroll Park.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St. Rose of Lima School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Painting parking lot lines Painting steps for CAUTION Weeding, mulching, trimming bushes Raking mulch, sweeping leaves

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Church of the Redeemer
September 15, 2018
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Working in the various planting beds and graveyard repairing damaged areas and replanting where needed.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Food Moxie
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Some weeding and trash pickup. Some mulching. Possibly some planting. Some painting and cleaning.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Urban Tree Connection
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

weeding, mulching

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Good Samaritan Services
September 15, 2018
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

There will be some yard work, mowing and trimming. there will also be some lot clearing work, removing trash and weed whack lot. Finally there could be some paining of interior rooms

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Ithan Valley Park
September 15, 2018
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

This is a forest setting. The team will be clearing the trails in the park, using hand tools. Strongly recommend long clothing.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St. John the Evangelist
September 15, 2018
Morrisville, Pennsylvania

landscaping, painting, cleaning

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: theVillage
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Outside grounds clean up, light carpentry, basement clean up, other clean up

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Ruth Bennett Community Farm
September 15, 2018
Chester, Pennsylvania

Variety of farming and site clean-up tasks, including removing trash and debris, pulling weeds, wheelbarrowing and shoveling compost and soil and woodchips. Possibly trenching paths and creating new growing spaces. Cleaning shipping containers and wash station.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Philadelphia Water Department Green Stormwater Management Site
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Assist Philadelphia Water Department grounds crew clean and re-plant an existing rain garden. Work will involve trash and weed removal, planting of new plants, and installation of a small rope fence.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Abundant Life Healing Fellowship Church
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cleaning the church parking lot and side street adjacent to the church

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Smith Memorial Playground
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Volunteers will be doing landscaping(weeding, mulching, planting), bench and picnic table repair and repaint, and house cleaning(dusting, sweeping, glass cleaning)

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: First Presbyterian Church in Kensington
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

a) Clean up outside garden area -pulling weeds, dead plants, sprucing up path-way. b) Cleaning main room carpet/spot carpet cleaner c) Potential service project on site - TBD.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: DeSales Service Works
September 15, 2018
Camden,

Volunteers will clean and rehab in our neighborhood park and will tend to recently planted trees

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St Helena Church
September 15, 2018
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Gardening and Painting

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Friends of Morris Park
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Trail clearing and invasive removal

Build. Paint. Plant. School Beautification
September 15, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm (stay as long as you can)
Where: Great Lakes Academy 8401 S. Saginaw, Chicago, IL 60617
What to do: Sign up!!

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Friends of Vernon Park
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We?ll be pulling and digging weeds, cutting overgrown vegetation, digging out invasive vegetation, raking leaves, and other general park maintenance.

USF “Charge 2018” at TBK8
September 15, 2018
Tampa, Florida

Green Apple day- Outdoor classroom

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Community Action Agency of Del Co.
September 15, 2018
Chester, Pennsylvania

Weeding, mulching

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Queen of Peace Church
September 15, 2018
Ardsley, Pennsylvania

Painting a community room, walls , trim and bookshelves, in a convent next to Queen of Peace. .

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Malvern Retreat House
September 15, 2018
Malvern, Pennsylvania

Outside clean up and painting projects

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Cook-Wissahickon School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Wissahickon Sustainability Council is a 501c3 that works to green Cook-Wissahickon Elementary and Middle School. We will have a community event at the school focused on ways to green your home and neighborhood. We will have the volunteers help with setup, cleanup, as well as running activities, such as arts and crafts.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Radnor A Better Chance
September 15, 2018
Wayne, Pennsylvania

Yard work (could include weeding, mulching, separating stones out of garden beds) Painting outdoor shed Cleaning house windows

Beautification Day
September 15, 2018
Los Angeles, California

Short Avenue Elementary is thrilled to participate in the transformative Green Apple Day of Service incorporated into our annual beautification day.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St Thomas the Apostle School
September 15, 2018
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

We would be so thankful if the students can help our site stay clean and safe for the children... spreading mulch under playground swings to guard against fall injuries. Pruning shrubs, weeding outside. Inside general cleaning.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Holy Trinity School
September 15, 2018
Morrisville, Pennsylvania

General cleanup of school yard and Children's Cottage playgrounds and Children's Garden. Planting in front gardens.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Cranaleith Spiritual Center
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

They will be preparing to paint and painting multiple rooms in our retreat center.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Tilden Middle School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Planting flowers in the front of the school. Cleaning and painting 10 classrooms and hallways painting a Mural (artistic design in 2 rooms) Assisting in setting up classrooms (with teachers present)

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St. Raphaela Center
September 15, 2018
Haverford, Pennsylvania

Mulching, picking up sticks, painting driveway edge lines

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St Christopher's Church
September 15, 2018
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania

They will be building a fence around our Community Garden, putting up shelves in our Pre-School and Cleaning the windows of the church

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: CRC Watershed Restoration
September 15, 2018
Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

Streamside cleanup of new location in CRC Watersheds.

USF ”Charge 2018” Project
September 15, 2018
Temple Terrace, Florida

Green Apple day- Outdoor classroom

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: St. Luke the Evangelist Church/School
September 15, 2018
Glenside, Pennsylvania

We will be cleaning out the numerous flower beds around the church and school. We will also be adding/spreading mulch to our playground. there will also be some cleaning inside the church and school.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Parkway Center City Middle College High School
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Volunteers will be painting 22 classrooms

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: The Center for Environmental Transformation
September 15, 2018
Camden,

pulling weeds, shoveling mulch and compost, picking up trash and garden cleanup, moving wood piles and trimming trees

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Germantown Boys & Girls Club
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The volunteers will be removing gardens and preparing the clubs playing fields and playground for fall/winter. This will include turning soil, pulling weeds, moving benches, planting fall flowers, etc. Also, the other half of the group will be doing cleaning and organizing projects indoors in preparation for the 2018-2019 school year.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Skunk Hollow Community Garden
September 15, 2018
Villanova, Pennsylvania

Spread mulch & wood chips, Weed and clear some garden space & plant produce. Turn compost piles

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: Wissahickon Boys and Girls Club
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The group will be removing the summer gardens, turning soil, picking weeds, and preparing the gardens for fall crops. We will also be doing a general clean up of the exterior of the building. The other half of the group will be cleaning and organizing program spaces and touching up paint in the hallways, lobby, and literacy center.

St Thomas of Villanova Day of Service: East Park Revitalization Alliance
September 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

They will be weeding, pruning, mulching, painting, picking up trash and cleaning in our food spaces. Thank you so much!

Fall Planting Day
September 09, 2018
Jacksonville, Florida
Trails and Garden Clean Up
September 08, 2018
Acworth, Georgia

Repair, improve, and maintain trails and gardens of Ford Elementary School. Ford Elementary is a Gold Level Green Ribbon School. We believe learning happens in the outdoors.

Cooking through curriculum!
August 31, 2018
Orlando, Florida

Students will learn how to cook what they grow in the garden. They will infuse all subjects to bring their learning and understanding full circle. By the students learning how to cook what they grow they will live a healthier lifestyle and have healthier eating habits. Kids are more likely to try new foods that they grow.

Student Made Sustainability Films - Educate and Inspire
August 31, 2018
Whitefish, Montana

The sustainability culture in the Whitefish School District has been growing in the past few years with recycling and composting programs, a newly built community sustainability center, and greenhouse. My students will be working this year to educate their fellow students on the importance of these programs by creating short educational videos.

A Scanner for 8th Grade Environmental Science Projects
August 30, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

For the past 12 years, all eighth grade students at my school have worked in teams to design and implement initiatives that positively impact our environment in some way. For example, last year one team encouraged school and community members to switch from using disposable plastic water bottles to reusable bottles.

Green Apple Day of Service - Bellevue, WA
August 18, 2018
Bellevue, Washington

Provide clean up and upgrade of existing rain garden. Trash removal, weed pulling and adding in new mulch.

Maple Walking Path
August 18, 2018
Machesney Park, Illinois

This project is in the development phase. It is to include establishing a half mile walking path around the school grounds and resurfacing the playground area with sustainable materials.

Kavod Charter School Beautification
August 16, 2018
San Diego, California
Picture This: Outdoor Classroom in the Garden
August 13, 2018
Orlando, Florida

Our students love to embrace nature at our school and what better way is there to learn about our nature than to be immersed in it while learning or reading a book.

Coca Cola LEED Plant Site Visit
August 01, 2018
Pucusana, Lima

We will take 150 children from a LEED-certified school to a LEED-certified Coca Cola bottling plant for a tour of the bottling process and to show the sustainability of the building. This demonstrates that huge companies are taking care of their carbon footprint and we can do the same in our daily lives.