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Green & Healthy Schools of Wisconsin

Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin supports and encourages schools to create safe learning environments and prepare students to understand, analyze and address the major environmental and sustainability challenges now and in the future through providing resources, recognition and certification. Administered through a partnership between the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Public Instruction, and the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education, this program provides information, resources and announcements for all school staff, community members and others interested in green and healthy initiatives and activities for Wisconsin schools.

Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin recognizes achievement in nine focus areas:

  • community involvement;
  • energy;
  • environmental and sustainability education;
  • environmental health (indoor air quality, chemical management, integrated pest management);
  • health and wellness;
  • recycling and waste management;
  • school site;
  • transportation; and
  • water.

To find out more about the program and how you can be involved, visit Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin or email WCEE staff.

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