Green Schools Resources
Green Schools is the first-ever museum exhibition dedicated to the greening of American schools. Featuring over 40 exemplary projects from new construction to rehabs to modular classrooms, the exhibition surveys the extraordinary breadth of green school design in the United States through sample building materials, photographs, video, and green products. Learn more about the projects featured and tackle some of your own with these resources.
Learn more about the schools featured in the exhibition.
Green Schools Stories
Cleaning Up the Cleaning Industry
The director of custodial services for the Provo City School District in Provo, Utah speaks about his award-winning work at Dixon Middle School for which he and his team recently received the Best Cleaning Industry Environmental Program Award.
Sustainable School Design
Center for Green Schools (U.S. Green Building Council)
Collaborative for High Performance Schools
“Cutting-Edge, Green Modular Classrooms” (Modular Building Institute)
Green Ribbon Schools (U.S. Department of Education)
Healthy Schools Network
Living Building Challenge (Living Future Institute)
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Safe Routes to School
Safe Passage Program (Chicago Public Schools)
Gardens, Nutrition & Exercise
DC Healthy Schools Act
The Edible Schoolyard Project
Growing Garden Teachers (DC Greens)
Growing Healthy Schools Week (DC)
HealthierUS School Challenge (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
National Farm to School Network
Healthy Schools Campaign
Center for Environmental Education
Eco-Schools USA (National Wildlife Federation)
Green Education Foundation
Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education
National Environmental Education Foundation
School of the Future Design Competition (Council of Educational Facility Planners International)
Detailed PDF outlining the process of worm composting in the classroom from the California Department of Resources and Recycling.
The basics of setting up a classroom compost bin from the Cornell Waste Management Institute.
School-based Health Care
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care
Green Schools Press Preview
March 7, 2013
Sprout Space Time Lapse
March 3, 2013
Green Schools Images
January 3, 2013