School Stories

Helen Keller Middle School Celebrates Success

After reducing their school’s lunchtime waste by 82% and diverting over 32,000 pounds of waste from landfills, Helen Keller Middle …

Daves Ave Elementary Succeeds in Banning Straws!

Banning Straws! In the past few weeks, we have kept you all updated on Daves Ave Elementary’s Grades of Green …

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Trash Free Lunch Challenge Schools

20 schools in the greater Los Angeles area competed in Grades of Green’s 7th annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge, and …

Daves Ave Elementary Continuing the Fight Against Plastic

Straws and single-use plastics have been targeted by environmental organizations around the world due to their negative effect on the …

St. Roza Hydrating Their Community and Their Future

World Water Day! March 22nd is World Water Day! As populations, economies, and productivity all expand throughout the world, it …

7th Annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge Finalists Selected

20 Los Angeles schools have been competing in Grades of Green’s 7th annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge, and have made some …

Educating through Resourcefulness!

Resourceful and Daring! Kanwal, a Grades of Green student in Pakistan, continues to impress! Last semester, she noticed that environmental …

Join Our “Spreading the Word” Webinar on March 15th

Listen in on our “Spreading the Word Webinar” On March 15th at 12:00 PM Eastern Time, Grades of Green will …

Green Schools Taking On Wasteful Plastics

Straws and other single-use plastics have been quite unpopular this year- and for good reason. Why the Hate for Straws? …

An Eco-Tip From Our Friends At St. Roza!

Inspired by the blog post written by our L.A. intern Josh about air quality, our friends at St. Roza in …

Millard’s Environmental Ambitions and Global Connections

Nebraska’s Finest Millard Extension schools in Omaha, Nebraska, have made waves within the Grades of Green community in recent months. …

Maryland School Protecting the Water Shed

Francis Scott Key Elementary Protects the Watershed! Water’s importance to all life cannot be understated. Without enough quality water sources, …