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Our Journey to Preserve Nature!


An Environmental Club at a private school, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, in San Jose, CA, has taken on the implementation of the Green Star – Nature Preservation and Conservation program....
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My Aquaponics Adventure!


Recently I visited two Aquaponics farms. The farms were called, “Ouroboros Farms” and “SchoolGrown”. The tour of these aquaponics farms was thrilling because I like plants and animals....
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Millard Elementary School Green Star Award Ceremony


Photo: left to right: CA Senator, Mr. Bob Wieckowski; Millard School Principal, Mrs. Robertson; Fremont City Mayor, Mr. Bill Harrison; Founder, Green Kids Now, Inc., Pavan Raj Gowda; CA Assembly...
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Millard Elementary School wins the Green Star School Award – Fall 2015


We are pleased to inform that Millard Elementary School has fulfilled all the requirements for the Zero Waste School Category, Green Star School Award, and truly deserves to be recognized with a...
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Start a Plan for Yourself


My school, Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in Queens, New York, is also known as “a school for a sustainable city”. You might be wondering about, what is this whole blog about?...
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Every little drop counts


I chose to reduce my water usage as my commitment for the case study at my school. However, when I was starting to do this commitment it was really hard. I always forgot that I had to reduce water. I...
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Factory Farms


Have you ever thought of what happened before the packaged meat you buy hits the shelves? You also probably picture a farm, a place where the animals can graze and run free. However, 2 out of 3 farms...
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Artist’s Statement


My name is Christopher and my school (the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School or MELS) has a goal. We want to help the environment by reducing the amount of pollutants produced every day. Over...
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My Story of Stuff…a case study!


At my school the 7th graders are doing a project in ELA and it also relates to our school because, we are a sustainable school. The project is sacrificing something that you would do daily or often,...
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The New 3 R’s for our path forward


When most people think about environment care they think of the current ‘R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot. But, these ‘R’s, are not sufficient as it only focuses on Waste...
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