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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868
Participating Schools
124,917
Students in
certified schools

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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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Feb

25

Climate Change and Agriculture: A STEM Seminar (Walla Walla, WA)

How is our changing climate impacting agriculture in Washington? Can we protect our food systems from pollution? How do we build a more resilient community in the face of environmental changes?

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Rural Communities, Regional Challenges

Ask any teacher from a rural school district if they feel they have adequate opportunities for quality professional development in their community and most will tell you they do not. They will likely follow that up with a request, not for themselves, but for their students, asking for quality lessons and resources that they can […]

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