News & Updates
The GSA and the EPA Green Power Partnership and the GSA collaborate to bring renewable energy solutions to your school.
The Green Power Partnership is a free, voluntary program that assists schools and organizations with procuring green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with electricity use.
This workshop, hosted by the Allen-Stevenson school, will present current sustainability practices in independent schools and encourage participants to share ideas on the green issues that matter most to them.
On Mar 2 2013, 6 top experts on the panel at the GSA/Hewitt event enlist student participation to help pass legislation to reduce thin film bags. Read More to WATCH THE PANEL and PRINT/SIGN THE PETITION!
On Feb 20, the GSA was the featured story in the minute-long video series by Jim Parks. Watch it now!
Posted: January 15, Abu Dhabi. Several GSA Member Schools were honored by the Zayed Future Energy Prize in a new category for Global High Schools.
Participating Council Member Brad Lander says "From my point of view, the campaign to reduce plastic bag waste in NYC is beginning right here, right now at The Hewitt School.”
5th Annual Darrow School (NY) Sustainability Symposium, April 23, 2013
Andy Revkin surveys green school designs and initiatives around the country, and an exhibition at the National Building Museum in DC
Greetings All, The plenary presentations from the 2013 Regional GSA Conference in California are now available as downloads by going to the 2013 Conference web
Come share your actions with other green schools (and green-striving schools) for a day of learning and networking!
Loomis Chaffee hosts the GSAx Independent Schools Sustainability Conference of New England April 15th
Co-hosted by Suffield Academy. Meet fellow educators and students to learn what really works in independent schools. Attend workshops and meet vendors providing innovative, energy-saving solutions.
Green Cup Challenge™
The competition, which ran from Nov. 5- Dec. 3, 2013, was created by the Green Schools Alliance (GSA), a nonprofit organization of public and private schools whose aim is to meet the Mayor’s PlaNYC target of reducing carbon emissions 30
Three Hundred K-12 Schools Unite to Save 1.5 Gigawatt-hours of Electricity in Four Weeks During the Green Cup Challenge
The Green Schools Alliance, in partnership with Lucid, announces the results of the annual Green Cup Challenge electricity competition. This year more than 300 K-12 schools from across the U.S. and around the world have collectively saved 1.5 gigawatt-hours of electricity, equivalent to
Posted November 20, 2012. Follow the current data from the NYC DOE 2012 Green Cup Challenge through GSA's NEW GCC Building Dashboard interface created by Lucid.
The 2013 Green Cup Challenge plans to use Lucid’s Building Dashboard to engage, educate and motivate students to reduce electricity usage in their schools.
Green Cup Recycle Challenge October 1 - 26, 2012 REGISTER NOW AND BECOME A "RECYCLING HERO"!
Posted May 15, 2012. Pioneer Academy, Pre-K – 4th grade in Queens, NY - wins 2012 Green Cup Recycle Challenge, achieving "Recycling Champion" status by earning the highest score - 106 points - and correctly sorting 96% of its recycling and trash bins.
The Urban Water Federal Partnership strives to stimulate local economies, create jobs, improve quality of life, and protect health via waterway revitalization.
Next Generation Science Standards reveal new guidelines for how science is taught in educational facilities in the United States.
Calling ALL Green Schools: Schools in 5 global regions will receive $100k each for their sustainability achievements. Submission deadline for this important recognition is August 5th.
The project work took place at the Detroit laboratory of ECOTEK, an organization that supports research projects by middle and high school students who aspire to careers in science or engineering.
Des Moines, IA – Glori Dei Filippone, a 14-year-old Iowan, filed her final brief today with the Iowa Supreme Court on the issue of whether the State of Iowa has an obligation to protect the atmosphere under the Iowa Constitution and the Public Trust Doctrine.