Green Team news

Green Teams in King County schools have already accomplished a lot since the beginning of the school year! There’s plenty of time to start new projects this year. Or expand upon ones you started last year.  Elementary schools The Peter Kirk Elementary Green Team and custodian Paul Bowler wanted to improve recycling in the classroom.…

King County Green Schools in action

Here are a few examples of what King County Green Schools Program participants are doing this fall to engage students and staff members in conservation practices. The Green Team at Lake Wilderness Elementary School (Tahoma School District) is meeting on a weekly basis and has already created educational posters, delivered a PowerPoint presentation, and shared…

Has your elementary school seen Going Green Together?

If your elementary school missed out on King County’s assembly program last year, be sure to sign up this year! Our wonderful actors will take your students to Camp Greenie. There, amid forest and wildlife, two quirky camp counselors will involve them in skits that reinforce actions that reduce waste and conserve resources.  The story…

It’s a hot, dry summer! Be cool and save water.

Help people, salmon, and wildlife Water is a precious resource, but in the often misty and river-rich Pacific Northwest, it can seem like we have an endless supply. It’s during these hot, dry days that we most appreciate the natural assets of our region and understand the need to use them wisely. While we are…

King County Green Schools Program recognizes 77 schools this spring

Congratulations to these 77 schools for educating students about conservation and taking action to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more! Level One (waste reduction and recycling) – 18 schools Auburn School District ·         Alpac Elementary School ·         Cascade Middle School ·         Dick Scobee Elementary School ·         Evergreen Heights Elementary School ·         Rainier Middle School Federal Way…

Secondary School Green Team News

Secondary school Green Teams take on real leadership roles in their school and community to make conservation a success. Twelve of the 29 registered secondary Green Teams thus far have submitted applications to receive awards for the work they’ve done this year. Clare Jenkins and the Eastside Catholic School Green Team conducted a waste audit…