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Going Green!. Why “Go Green” ?. Fostering health, wellness and productivity. Recycling Air Quality Check Mold and mildew check Sanitary check Hand washes Illness Practices. Green School Benefits. Reduce operating costs. Improved student performance. Improved Air Quality. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Going Green!

Going Green!Why Go Green ?

Fostering health, wellness and productivity

RecyclingAir Quality CheckMold and mildew checkSanitary checkHand washesIllness Practices

Green School BenefitsReduce operating costsImproved Air QualityReduced Maintenance

Improved student performanceIncreased teacher/worker retention

Direct Benefit(Individual/Org)What do we already do?Blood DrivesRecycleCompost

Green Project IdeasImplementing Behavior Modification ProgramsRecycling - Saves $400K per year in landfill feesEnergy Efficiency Awards for SchoolsGreen CleaningGreening the FleetEducation and Outreach Green Schools WebsiteDistrict-wide Green TeamNew Policy DevelopmentCurriculum Integration

Rainwater harvestingPolished concrete floorsDay lightingHybrid parkingRecycled content in building materialsLow and no VOC materialsGreen cleaningNature trailsOccupancy sensorsWaterless urinalsOutdoor learning areasNature trailsHydroponic gardenPhotovoltaic panelsSolar water heatersDual flush toiletsFurniture made with recycled contentCommissioningEnvironmental curriculum

IdeasMoreRebates for Energy EfficiencyHigh Efficiency ChillersLighting RetrofitsReflective RoofingBuilding Envelope InsulationWindow Treatment

Green IdeasBrainstorm ideas of how our school could improve and become more Green. Or pick one from the list.Discuss with your partner you best ideas.Report to the class the idea you and your partner feel is your best.