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

  • Madrona K-8 recertified in Waste & Recycling!

  • Madison Middle School certified in Waste & Recycling!

  • Quartzite Learning certified in Waste & Recycling!

Become a Green School

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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At-Home Certification

Washington Green Schools is now offering At-Home Certification! We know that this year comes with its many stressors and WGS would like to offer support in keeping your students engaged in environmental action projects. Within this At-Home Certification Kit you will find a variety of tools for your use. Whether you plan to engage with […]

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