Leadership, Education, and Sustainability
Your personal consultants
If accepted into the program, your school will receive guidance from one of our sustainability professionals, gain access to a community of green schools, connections to partner organizations, waste reduction strategy, project planning documents, and monthly phone calls or school visits to troubleshoot projects as long as you complete program requirements.
Working smarter - not harder - together.
Waste Reduction Projects
To fund new infrastructure or create incentive for habit changes, our program provides up to $1,000 in funding each year for elementary school students to implement schoolwide waste reduction projects.
The dedicated program leader of Green Up Our Schools and the student Green Team at each school is eligible for $500 yearly stipend upon the completion of program requirements.
We provide the structure to make a difference. To be eligible for funding, accepted schools must complete the following requirements each year:
Form a student Green Team
Report schoolwide waste audit data
School-wide education campaign
2 waste reduction projects a year
Complete expense report
Start reducing waste on your campus today.
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Teaching Youth Sustainability Principles
We aim to educate kids early on how to reduce waste, re-use materials when possible, and recycle properly, so that zero waste principles can be carried throughout life.