Eco Education


Zero Waste at Bates

Source: bates.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Just as Bates has a goal of becoming carbon neutral, we also have a goal of moving towards becoming a Zero Waste campus. If this sounds impossible, consider this: our Dining Service has already achieved an over 80% diversion...

Waste Management

Source: newschool.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Waste Management Main Photo The New School generates around two and a half million pounds of waste each year. Forty-five percent of that waste is directly diverted from a landfill through recycling and composting. Our...

London Could Be Getting Its First Ultra-Green, Tidal-Powered School

Source: inhabitat.com Published: June 16, 2017 By Nicole Jewell London-based Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture just unveiled plans for what could become London’s greenest building – a tidal powered school situated on the banks of the Thames River. The five-story...

Environmental Education: Key to Solving Our Waste Problem

Source: gndr.org Published: June 22, 2017 Six African young women standing while reading a UNEP leaflet on the hands of one of them Olumide Idowu Olumide IDOWU,  Co-Founder of Climate Wednesday and UNISDR Youth Champion for Africa advocates for sustainable education...

Tips for Working with Eco-Friendly Refrigerants

Source: refrigerationschool.com Published: September 6, 2016 By Oanh Nguyen Since worries about the depletion of the ozone layer began in the 1980s, refrigerants with high ozone depletion potential (ODP) – chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons...

Electronic Recycling Roundup Helps Students and The Environment

Source: reddeeradvocate.com Published: October 12, 2016 Time to round up all those old or unwanted electronics. Red Deer Public Schools has teamed up with Alberta Recycling and Recycle Logic to raise money for students in need while helping the environment at the same...

Everything You Need to Know About Paper Recycling

Source: earth911.com Published: July 1, 2016 Kathryn Sukalich In 2011, 66.8 percent of paper consumed in the United States was recycled. Every ton of paper recycled saves more than 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space, and if you measure by weight, more paper is...