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Kill the Cup: coffee, selfies, and environmental impact

Drew Beal

Did you know that 50 billion paper cups get discarded in America each year? It’s unbelievable! I started researching the ‘cup problem’ when I was a grad student at UC San Diego; here's what I've found:

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First Green Apple Day of Service in Sri Lanka

By Tanvi Jaganath, Manager Education and Development, Green Technologies FZCO

On Sept. 27, 2014, Green Technologies Dubai, a USGBC Education Partner, carried the message of environmental protection to St. Anthony’s Maha Vidyalaya School, Allogaollewa, in rural Sri Lanka. The co-ed school, which was specially selected by the directors of Green Technologies and serves approximately 300 students from kindergarten to grade 11 was home to the first ever Green Apple Day of Service in Sri Lanka.

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Serving Schools Around the World with Green Apple

Melissa Vernon, Director of Sustainable Strategy at Interface


This article also appeared on Interface's blog.

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Green Apple Day of Service GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles Project Impacts


El Monte - September 27th, 2014

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Communities Across the Globe Join USGBC’s Green Apple Day of Service

Marisa Long


More than 3,700 service projects took place throughout the world with hundreds of thousands of volunteers participating

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‘Get Caught Green Handed’ during Green Apple Day of Service

William Gagnon



Excel Dryer helps schools save time, money and the environment on Green Apple Day of Service

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99 Green Apple Day of Service projects you can start right now

Emily Riordan

Still wondering how you can be a part of this year’s Green Apple Day of Service?

Have your event all planned out for Sept. 27, and looking for more to do?

Here are 99 ideas that anyone can implement at their school or campus. Yes, anyone. 

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Back to School with Green Apple Day of Service

Suzanne Warren

The first day of school pictures have been taken, the back to school jitters have subsided and momentum is building for the third annual Green Apple Day of Service (GADOS).

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