Grades of Green team student leaders from Macy Intermediate gave a special presentation at the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County …
How do schools prepare to compete in Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge? By attending Training Day of course! Student …
Collegewood Elementary School, winners in the elementary school category of the 2015-2016 Trash Free Lunch Challenge, has become pioneer environmental …
Here’s one for the record books! Students at Will Rogers Middle School in Long Beach diverted the most waste we’ve …
Grades of Green partnered with Curiosity Quest Goes Green during the 2014-15 school year to film and episode showcasing Grades of Green's Trash Free Lunch Challenge and the amazing things participating schools were accomplishing.
Grades of Green is looking for a Trash Free Lunch Challenge Program Coordinator for the fifth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge.
Not willing to rest on its laurels, former Grades of Green Trash Free Lunch Challenge school, Parras Middle School in Redondo Beach has been diverting even more waste since competing in the Challenge!
Drumroll please! After months of sorting lunchtime waste, educational assemblies on waste reduction and being quizzed on “trashy” trivia, Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge finalist schools have been selected and the panel of environmental experts have chosen the winners.
Half way through the Trash Free Lunch Challenge, most of the 24 schools entered in the Challenge have kicked off the lunchtime trash reduction programs and are seeing BIG results!
24 L.A.-area schools are set to compete this year in Grades of Green’s fourth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge.
Grades of Green 2012-2013 Trash Free Lunch Challenge Finalist, Riviera Elementary School, has made numerous improvements to their campus wide waste reduction program since competing in the Challenge.
Grades of Green just wrapped up its 3rd annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge and the results are off the charts: this year’s schools doubled the trash reduction of last year’s schools!
Washington Elementary School in Redondo Beach, California was the first runner up in Grades of Green's 2012-13 Trash Free Lunch Challenge.
Jane Addams Middle School in Lawndale, California launched their Trash-Free Lunch program this past month as part of their participation in this year's Trash-Free Lunch Challenge.
The second Trash Free Lunch Challenge was a huge success as over 7,700 students were educated; the schools saved over $5,000 by reducing the number of trash bag liners used; and on average 119 bags of trash will be diverted from the landfills each day and over 20,000 bags each year thanks to these schools.
As the 2013-14 Trash Free Lunch Challenge got under way with 24 schools attending Training Day at the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County at the beginning of October, it has been all the buzz!
LAcarGUY Recognizes Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Program in Environmental Leadership Acceptance Speech
LAcarGUY received some much deserved recognition for its environmental leadership at the Global Green USA Millennium Awards.
Grades of Green is challenging schools to reduce their total lunchtime waste by encouraging students to pack trash free lunches and sort waste into recycle, compost and landfill bins.
Grades of Green’s First Annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge eliminates over 11,000 bags of Trash Annually!
The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County and the Johnson Ohana Foundation partnered with Grades of Green to launch a “Trash Free Lunch Challenge” (TFLC) offered to schools within the Sanitation Districts.
Jefferson Elementary School wins a $1,000 grant from Grades of Green for its trash-free lunch program. Coast Christian School in North Redondo is also a finalist.
Suzanne Kretschmer, co-founder of Grades of Green along with some outstanding students from the Manhattan Beach Unified School District were asked to lead a session at the Adventures in Sustainability Conference on how to get students involved in environmental education.