• Boston Public Schools

    This BPS policy requires (1) water be available at no cost whenever meals are served, (2) BPS implement a transparent plan to ensure the ongoing assessment of drinking water quality and reporting the status of water access.

  • Better Buildings Challenge: The US Dept. of Energy

    This 2017 webinar covers fuel cell buses in the US, the Clean Cities Program's alternative school bus case studies, and VW Settlement funds.

  • Baltimore School District

    Baltimore implemented a green cleaning policy to ensure clean, safe, and healthy environments for students, staff, and the community at large.

  • National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

    This guide provides a suggested process and resources for building or expanding an effective employee wellness initiative.

  • Poudre School District

    Larimer County, Colorado, schools created a comprehensive guide to going green. This 90 page plan applies to the construction of new facilities and the renovation of existing structures.

  • Adams 12 Five Star School District

    Adams 12 Five Star Schools implemented a district-wide Sustainability plan to great success. Their policy is a model for schools looking to go green.

  • Scott County School District

    Scott County Schools collaborated to reduce energy consumption in school buildings, classrooms, equipment, and vehicles. The plan covers temperature, building resource management, lighting, space heaters, water conservation, and new construction.

  • Hartford County Public School District

    This document establishes specific criteria and requirements relating to energy use, conservation, and sustanability at all levels of district operations.

  • Hartford County Public School District

    Hartford County's policy memo outlines its commitment to reduce energy consmption and use alternate funding sources to leverage the power of renewable strategies.

  • Hudson City School District

    Hudson City School District created an administrative guide to energy conservation. These guidelines cover building management, HVAC, lighting and water usage. Schools interested in going green should consult Hudson's guidelines as a model policy.

  • AASHE

    The Campus Sustainability Hub is a one-stop shop for AASHE members to acces toolkits and resources about sustainability in higher education (from academics to operations to governance).

  • Interface

    A guide for purchasing furniture free of hazardous handful chemicals.

  • Baltimore City Schools

    The Baltimore City Schools sustainability plan identifies the 6 key areas that City Schools will focus on in the coming years. The plan is tied to the district’s blueprint for success and is an important part of making our schools engaging, exciting, and healthy places to teach and learn.

  • Baltimore City Schools

    The Baltimore City Schools sustainability plan identifies the 6 key areas that City Schools will focus on in the coming years. The plan is tied to the district’s blueprint for success and is an important part of making our schools engaging, exciting, and healthy places to teach and learn.

  • Baltimore City Schools

    The Baltimore City Schools sustainability plan identifies the 6 key areas that City Schools will focus on in the coming years. The plan is tied to the district’s blueprint for success and is an important part of making our schools engaging, exciting, and healthy places to teach and learn.

  • U.S. Department of Energy

    This webinar - hosted by experts from the DOE, USGBC, and Green Schools Alliance - instruct leaders in how to include energy efficiency in their back to school toolboxes.

  • New Buildings Institute

    NBI hosts the annual Getting to Zero Forum. Their site highlights state policies and national programs working toward zero energy schools; districts pursuing zero energy and the strategies they use to achieve this task; feasibility studies, assessment strategies, and other technical looks at zero energy school design; and case studies of succesful zero energy school buildings.

  • Energy Star

    You can't manage what you don't measure. The EPA created ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager - an online tool to measure and track energy and water consumption.

  • EPA

    Your project - or one you are sponsoring - could be an award winner. Apply or encourage a student you know to apply for PEYA and see what a difference they can make for the environment with an award-winning project.

  • National Youth Science Foundation

    NYSCamp is a science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures, hands-on studies, and an outdoor adventure program.

  • CLEAN

    CLEAN's collection of resources offers essential knowledge, instructional support, and links to relevant resources.

  • VEIC

    VEIC is helping schools across the country make the switch to electric transportation. Their website offers a number of resources to get you started. Materials are informed by successes and lessons learned from deploying buses at other schools.

  • Cultural-Shift

    An architecture firm focused on "recreating the learning environment." Cultural-Shift offers environmental and furniture solutions as well as comprehensive school designs.

  • Interface

    Interface designs modular flooring: carpeting and tile. Their products are budget and environmentally friendly.

  • Natural Pod

    Creator of long-lasting, sustainable furniture designed to foster creativity and innovation in learning environments of all ages.

  • Crade to Cradle

    Cradle to Cradle administers the publicly available "Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard" which provides consumers with validiation of a manufacturer's ogoing commitment to sustainability and to their communities.

  • Acton-Boxborough Regional School District

    Acton-Boxborough's sustainability policy highlights: (1) energy conservation, (2) high performance school buildings, (3) education and engagement, (4) resource conservation, (5) local resources.