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!

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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Breathing Easier Training (Renton, WA)

A Curricular Supplement on Air Quality for 3rd–5th Grade. Come explore Breathing Easier, which includes lessons that are grounded in local phenomena and address the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Featured Video: Becoming Stormwater Stewards

Learn more about Washington Green Schools’ new Stormwater Stewards program. Stormwater Stewards engages students from K -12 schools across Washington in stormwater education and action projects in their communities.  

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