Elementary school Green Team news

Here’s the latest Green Team news from elementary schools! Under the leadership of Patti Foryan, the Cascade Ridge Elementary Green Team switched to reusable utensils in the lunchroom. The team surveyed other schools to learn about successes and challenges. They worked with the kitchen staff to order utensils and develop a process for making and…

Tis the Season! Green Holidays Have Arrived!

This holiday season, no need to buy new decorations and gift wrapping. Avoid the cost, clutter, and stress. Make this holiday season friendly to you and the environment! Here are some eco-friendly steps from our EcoConsumer website: Give Green! Make holiday gifts from household items or buy them with a small budget. The best part…

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.…

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…

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…