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

  • Jul 8th, 2019

    Madrona K-8 recertified in Waste & Recycling!

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

    Madison Middle School certified in Waste & Recycling!

  • Jun 28th, 2019

    Quartzite Learning certified in Waste & Recycling!

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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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Coastal Hazards Training (Aberdeen, WA)

Are waves, storms, and floods our new normal? How is climate change is affecting our coastal communities? Coastal hazards, like sea level rise, erosion and degradation of the environment, threaten Washington's coastline. Join Washington Green Schools and ESD 113 to learn about coastal hazards and how you can integrate both local science and the Next Generation Science Standards and their Science and Engineering Practices into your classroom.

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Green Teams in Action: Silver Firs Elementary

The Green Team at Silver Firs Elementary in Everett is 13 passionate fifth-graders who wanted to make their school more environmentally focused. Their group only began meeting in April and even in a short amount of time, they were able to make a significant impact before the end of the school year. With more than […]

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