22 Feb '12, 8pm

Green Apple Program Aims to be the "Pink Ribbon" of Green Schools (Video)

Green Apple Program Aims to be the "Pink Ribbon" of Green Schools (Video)

As far as environmentally-oriented campaigns go, the drive to green schools makes for one of the easiest sells on the books. Green schools, after all, are healthier, energy efficient, and money-saving—who wouldn't want to see their kids educated in a place like that? Given the powerful triple bottom line inherent in green schools, they mark an area where there's great promise for expansion, even in a political moment in which any nod towards environmentalism is construed as toxic. So, the USGBC's Center for Green Schools (CGS) plans to launch a 'Green Apple' initiative to raise awareness of the already successful program. The plan is to create a Green Apple insignia that will grace the packaging of products from companies that support green schools. It will, as CGS Director Rachel Gutter explains, be something like the "pink ribbon" of green schools—companies can get good ...

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grist.org 23 Feb '12, 3pm

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thegbi.org 22 Feb '12, 4pm

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channelnewsasia.com 23 Feb '12, 8am

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