Teaching Kids to Go Green

Read the full article at Treehugger.

While we believe that the best way to raise children to become Treehuggers is to get them out into the natural world regularly and often, we certainly think green schools will also play an important role in creating the next generation of environmentally-aware citizens around the world.

So, we’re delighted to see that the Go Green Initiative, founded in 2002 by PTA president and concerned mom Jill Buck, already has tangible results to show from its efforts “to create a culture of conservation on campus.” During the 2005-06 school year, the eighty schools in five US states participating in the program reported impressive numbers in terms of waste diversion.

Just a reminder to check out WMRC’s Greening Schools web site for extensive information on this topic.

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