Local Leaders of the 21st Century

Local Leaders of the 21st Century

The Local Leaders of the 21st Century is a new program for high school students through the Go Green Initiative. Thanks to a grant from Pleasanton Garbage Service, it is being piloted at Amador Valley High School in… Read More

School Spotlight: Bishop O’Dowd High School

It’s not easy to be chosen as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School, but Bishop O’Dowd high school in Oakland, CA is no ordinary educational institution. According to its mission statement, “Bishop O’Dowd High School seeks… Read More

Student Spotlight: Graphic Novel Inspires Recycling

St. Benedict’s Prep (SBP) was recently featured on 60 Minutes. SBP is an all-boys 7th-12th grade school in the inner city of Newark, NJ. The school is currently run by Alumnus Fr. Edwin Leahy, O.S.B., and has been operated by the… Read More

Letting Teens See Renewable Energy in Action

The Go Green Initiative works hard to provide students with opportunities to learn about how the systems in their communities work. We help them learn about their local energy, water, waste and food systems. One of our recent endeavors… Read More

Teacher Resource on Renewable Energy

Please share this information with K-12 teachers. We have created a fun, science-based 5 minute video using teen actors that explains where renewable energy comes from, how it creates electricity, and why it is beneficial to the environment…. Read More

Why is this teenager standing in trash?

Why is this teenage girl standing in a huge pile of stinking trash? She’s making a movie about renewable energy – check it out! http://youtu.be/iBTSq2eWWFc

Conserve School

Conserve School explains the benefits of recycling in their school: http://www.conserveschool.org/RelId/606439/ISvars/default/Recycling_and_Composting.htm

Green Schools Initiative

This organization has useful information about recycling and reducing paper use: http://www.greenschools.net/article.php?list=type&type=51

Grades of Green

GOG has fun ways to get your school involved in green activities: http://www.gradesofgreen.org/initiatives

The GGI Planning Guide

The Go Green PlanningGuide is a free pdf you can download that will help you create a Go Green Team, and walk you through the step-by-step process of creating your own campus goals for “going green.”