2 posts categorized "Schools"

  • 10/02/2013
  • Posted by Vincent Fedeli

USGBC Green Apple Day of Service

PicMonkey Collage 3Green Apple Day of Service was a success!  Over the weekend volunteers helped CSED with light carpentry work at The Center on Chartres (5227 Chartres Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development Energy Efficiency Educational Center).
  • 08/21/2013
  • Posted by staff

WDSU: Lousiana Schools Helping Students to Go Green

Great story on WDSU on the Green Schools Challenge, designed to create more awareness about sustainability among Lower 9 school kids (and elsewhere) - and featuring an interview with our very own Executive Director Arthur Johnson!

NEW ORLEANS —It's a push to get students out of the classroom and challenge them to create ways to go green.

The United States Green Building Council is linking up with Louisiana schools for a new initiative called the Louisiana Green Schools Challenge. The goal of the project is to engage students in environmental studies and to get them to create their own sustainable ways to go green.

Advocates of the project, like Arthur Johnson, say given the New Orleans infrastructure, the Crescent City is the perfect laboratory for students "to help them not only understand wetlands and restoration, and the importance of bayous, but see how that links to the community and how it can make a difference to them." READ MORE >>

via www.wdsu.com