A Green School for Every Student

Students and communities across Washington State are working to create greener, healthier school environments. Together we are building a better world — now and for future generations. Washington Green Schools provides a system of support for school communities to set and achieve sustainability goals.

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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.

School Updates

  • Nov 29th, 2018

    Read our latest newsletters: wagreenschools.org/news/newsletters

  • Nov 20th, 2018

    Read our 2017-18 Annual Report: wagreenschools.org/giving/annual-reports/

  • Oct 15th, 2018

    Congratulations to our 2017-18 Rave Green Certified Schools: bit.ly/WGS-RAVE17-18

Our Six-Step Certification Process

Certified schools earn recognition, rewards, and other special opportunities.

Environmental Categories:
  • Waste and Recycling
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Healthy School Buildings
  • Water
  • School Grounds

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King County Social Hour

Join Washington Green Schools (WGS) at The Bounty in Wallingford on December 12 from 4-6 p.m. Enjoy yummy apps, a no host bar, and the chance to win a signed Sounders jersey! Plus, mingle with staff and learn how WGS can help with your school’s environmental efforts. RSVP HERE  

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Learn, Share, Lead: 2017-18 Annual Report 

We’re thrilled to share our 2017-2018 Annual Report with you! Washington Green Schools is deeply thankful for your support as we continue to guide students, teachers, and school communities to practice sustainability and become leaders for the environment. We hope that you enjoy seeing the work that we’ve accomplished together.  Read the 2017-2018 Washington Green […]

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