About Us

About Us

Make It Happen

1.2 million students spend their days in K-12 schools across Washington State. You can ensure they gain the skills and hands-on learning opportunities needed to be successful leaders. Our state depends upon the next generation… And Washington Green Schools is working with you to give them the tools they need to succeed.

We invest in kids as leaders for a healthy environment.

Washington Green Schools is a nonprofit organization that nurtures a healthy environment by serving students, teachers, and K-12 schools. We collaborate with local communities to engage kids and their schools to become leaders for sustainability. Washington Green Schools is growing a better future for us all.

Our Mission

The mission of Washington Green Schools is to challenge students and schools to create sustainable communities through educational experiences that transform school environments.

Our Vision

The vision is that every school will teach, model, and practice environmental sustainability and every child will learn and grow in a green and healthy school.

Awards

2014 – E3 Green Apple Award for State Nonprofit/Community Organization

2013 – John Stanford Award for Educational Excellence from Forterra

2011 – Washington State Recycler of the Year from the WA State Recycling Association

2010 – Organizational Excellence from the Environmental Education Association of Washington (EEAW).