Canning and Preserving
September 24, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

The students in our Environmental Stewardship class are students that struggled in the normal high school environment. They were referred to our alternative program, due to their unique needs. These students excel working with their hands and participating in collaborative projects with groups from our community.

Cleaning up our Wolf Den
September 28, 2018
Stevens Point, Wisconsin

We have many outdoor learning spaces around our school where students and community members will be working to maintain a safe and clean learning space. For example, McDill Elementary has a beautiful wooded area behind the school. There are existing walking trails that are in need of maintenance.

Outdoor Areas & Nature Trail Clean Up
September 28, 2018
Irmo, South Carolina

Irrigation repair and some installation. Weeding and Pruning of outdoor learning areas.

Arroyo High School Community Garden
September 29, 2018
El Monte, California

volunteers will help high school students build raised beds for growing organic vegetables which they will use in their culinary arts class. Students learn how to cook healthy meals, reduce water use, cultivate soil, seed, harvest, rotate crops, create a regenerative landscape and support their community.

Garden Renovation at Olivenhain Pioneer
September 29, 2018
Carlsbad, California

Verdani Partners, a sustainability firm, will be hosting a Green Apple Day of Service event at Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary in partnership with the PTA and OPE Parents.
The project will take place on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00AM to 5:00PM.

Green Apple Day of Service
September 29, 2018
Burnsville, Minnesota

The Green Apple Day of Service is a national event that gives teachers and students the opportunity to transform all schools into healthy, safe and productive learning environments through local service projects.

Tending the Garden
September 29, 2018
Austin, Texas

There are many reasons to maintain a garden at school. Gardens teach students about the important role of land in our lives: providing wildlife refuge and habitat, growing vegetables and fruit for instruction or cafeteria use, and providing places to divert water from storm sewers.

Outdoor Areas & Nature Trail Clean Up
September 29, 2018
Irmo, South Carolina

Irrigation repair and some installation. Weeding and Pruning of outdoor learning areas. We also need to finish painting a pallet fence on our nature trail as well as cutting back " invasives", spreading mulch, and removing debris.

Wilshire Crest Outdoor Classroom Farm/Garden
September 29, 2018
Los Angeles, California

Sprucing up our outdoor garden/environmental/edible classroom with Bilingual signs identifying vegetables/fruits to support our new Wilshire Crest ES Spanish/English Dual Language program, fruit tree care, weeding, mulching, installing irrigation, cleaning up our raised beds for our SEED to Table program.

Tree Planting at Walt Disney Magnet School
September 29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

We will be planting several trees and shrubs around the grounds of Walt Disney Magnet School in Chicago's Buena Park neighborhood. The plants will provide shade, wildlife habitat, carbon sequestration, and reduce stormwater runoff while providing an opportunity for students to interact with and learn about nature.

Green Apple Day of Service Whole Foods Garden improvements
September 29, 2018
Jacksonville, Florida

Our first project is our blueberry Garden. We have received a Whole Foods Grant for our garden and we will be building six raised beds as well as a chicken wire cover for the garden. This will also involve adding soil to all the beds.

Volunteer at the Auburn Green Game
September 29, 2018
Auburn University, Alabama

Auburn Athletics, the Waste Reduction and Recycling Department, and the Office of Sustainability need volunteers to help educate football fans on the correct objects to throw away and to recycle at the football game on September 29th against the University of Southern Mississippi.

We Recycle...Do You?
September 30, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

Our students are very excited about our new recycling club this year! We need more bins to help students fulfill their recycling needs. The students will learn everything about how the recycling process works to how to determine which material does and doesn't get recycled. We have enthusiastic students that are very excited to start recycling!

School Garden Clean-Up
October 03, 2018
Oak Harbor, Washington

We are having a school-wide garden clean up day! We will be working with partners from WSU SNAP-Ed and Island County Public Health to clear weeds, lay down new bark, and clear out old growth to get our garden ready for fall. Everyone will get involved to help our garden shine and take pride in our outdoor learning space.

Run, Jump, Skip! Play On!
October 05, 2018
Bolingbrook, Illinois

Our school is embarking on a project to enhance our outdoor learning environment. We are creating a series of play zones on our back blacktop. The idea is to create play zones that encourage students to maintain fitness and expand their social circles while building strong social-emotional skills.

The Catawba Project
October 06, 2018
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Alder students have built many gardens around our community including gardens by the community center and by the primary schools. This year they're bringing it back home to Alder Avenue by rebuilding our gardens. Students have been working on reshaping the gardens since Spring, and are in the process of building a hoop-house.

USGBC-NCR John Burroughs Elementary School GADOS - Oct. 6th
October 06, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

USGBC-NCR will work on October 6th to help John Burroughs Elementary School revitalize heavily used parts of the school by painting Lockers, create new sensory learning experience for students through sensory tables converted from benched, and plant a new garden for students and teachers to use in learning about agriculture and sustainability.

USF Preschool for Creative Learning
October 06, 2018
Tampa, Florida

This year's projects are as follows:

Hydroponic Towers & Grow boxes
Refurbish Existing Grow boxes
Compost Boxes
Interactive learning & growth chart
Kid projects – age based activities for students who come to Green Apple Day
Contingency project – Hose run for water for Hydroponic Towers

Park Hill Elementary - Outdoor Classroom
October 12, 2018
Denver, Colorado

Building a shaded outdoor teaching space

Branching Out
October 12, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

In partnership with University of KY and our local municipality (Lexington Fayette Urban County Government), six Fayette Co Public Schools will plant 40 trees on our campuses Oct 10th, 11th and 12th.

SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT - SABIS Coueifat Green Apple Day of service
October 19, 2018
Mount Lebanon,

1 hour Interactive awareness presentation
3 hours Hands-on Activity:
Storm water collection for irrigation use
Plant a Vegetable Garden

Fall 2018 Maryland Green Apple Day of Service - Garrett Heights Elementary
October 20, 2018
Baltimore, Maryland

The U.S. Green Building Council Maryland Community is continuing to work with Garrett Heights Elementary Middle School on their outdoor classroom, and projects to enhance their outdoor space. Volunteers are needed to support this special workday!
Dress appropriately for the weather and service project tasks:
 Painting

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary Restoration Project
October 23, 2018
Chevy Chase, Maryland

The Tower Companies is partnering with the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) based in Chevy Chase, MD to assist in restoration efforts at Woodend Sanctuary. Woodend Sanctuary is a beautiful 40-acre property, which is currently undergoing a 50 year master restoration plan.

The Lion Cub Garden
November 03, 2018
Ladera Ranch, California

We will be creating an outdoor garden classroom on the school property. We will begin by planting vegetables in raised planters, construct potting benches, and add stepping stones.

Vegetable garden project at TBK8
November 03, 2018
Tampa, Florida

Vegatable garden installment

QED Hydroponics
December 30, 2018
Quincy, Massachusetts

To design and build an inexpensive and effective hydroponics system for schools

Greco Gardens
January 19, 2019
Temple Terrace, Florida
Vegetable garden maintenance at TBK8
January 19, 2019
9020 Imperial Oak Blvd, Florida

USF workday to do the maintenance of the vegetable garden.

Preparation Vegetable Garden at Cork Elementary
January 19, 2019
Plant City, Florida
Vegetable Garden at Cork Elementary
January 26, 2019
Plant City, Florida

Vegetable Garden Installment.

Creating Ocean Awareness for Our Student Body
May 09, 2019
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

This team of students is passionate about creating awareness among our student body of the many issues threatening our oceans today including plastic pollution, oil pollution, over-fishing, ocean acidification and climate change.