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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Fire and Our Future: A STEM Seminar (Colville, WA)

What is the connection between climate change and wildfires? Are smokey summers our new norm? How will the changing climate specifically impact Eastern Washington communities in the near future?

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Washington Green Schools' Annual Spring Fundraiser is Postponed

Information about COVID-19 is evolving quickly. Recently, Seattle King County Public Health announced additional recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Their recommendations include to avoid gathering large groups of people together when feasibly possible. Washington Green Schools is committed to supporting efforts to prevent the spread of illness and protect our […]

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