Mark your calendars: The U.S. EPA is holding a listening session next week to get input on the design of a new grant and technical assistance program funded by the Inflation Reduction Act.
Webinar: EPA Listening Session for Funding to Address Air Pollution at Schools
The Healthy Green Schools Track at ISSA Show North America Sessions Still Available to View Every year at the ISSA Show North America, Healthy Green Schools & Colleges offers programming specifically for managers of educational facilities that tackles the latest in sustainability, health and cleaning at schools and universities. This annual event is organized and
The next in our popular Learn from the Leaders webinar series will take place at 1 p.m. CST on June 14 and feature a panel discussion with two Green Clean Schools Leadership Council members and leaders of 2015 Green Cleaning Award winning schools, Kimberly Thomas at Clarke County School District in Georgia and Tommy Little
Congratulations to the University of California, Irvine for winning the Green Cleaning Award (GCA) Honorable Mention (Recycling) for 2015. The green cleaning program at UCI is only four years old, and this is already the second time the university has won the award; in 2013, it won Best New Program. In just a short span
The first in our popular Learn from the Leaders webinar series will take place at 2 p.m. CST on May 24 and feature presentations from Jackie Kimbler and Melanie Tatum at Texas Tech University and Aaron Uresti at the University of California, Irvine. This webinar will showcase the innovative green cleaning programs at both of
Infection control is essential in schools, where children are vulnerable to the spread of illness. Those illnesses can cause children to miss schools, and absenteeism can have lasting effects on performance and productivity. We believe the healthiest, most effective and safest school infection control programs are built on education and behavior change. And on Sept.
The Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities webinar provides an insider’s look at the Green Cleaning Award. The annual award — the first of its kind in the nation — is presented by American School & University magazine, Healthy Schools Campaign and the Green Cleaning Network. Awards are granted to schools with environmentally minded
When you start talking to people who really believe in green cleaning, you begin to realize how exciting it is to be a part of this conversation right now. And when you speak to Heidi Wilcox, TURI Lab Field Specialist with the Toxics Use Reduction Institute at UMass Lowell, you can’t help but get swept
Our 2015 webinar schedule is now available. Participants may register for free to attend any and all of these discussions. Each webinar will explore the importance of green cleaning from a health and environmental perspective through an in-depth panel discussion with time for questions from participants at the end. Webinars are designed to be helpful
Teachers are an important part of keeping schools pest free, but pest management usually isn’t a part of a teacher’s professional training. For that reason, educating teachers — and other school staff — about how they can help keep critters out of our schools is key to any good integrated pest management (IPM) program, says