News & Updates
Green Cup Challenge™
The D.C. Recycle Right! Competition is part of the Green Schools Alliance’s Green Cup Challenge™. During the competition, students in both the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) and public charter schools used math skills in a real-world application to conduct weekly classroom bin surveys.
A record 430 schools worldwide participated in this year’s Green Cup Challenge (GCC), collectively saving 1.5 million pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere and boosting school recycling programs.
For the second time in five years, Avon Old Farms School has been named the champions of the Green Cup Challenge Boarding School Division, amassing an astonishing 16.9 percent reduction in total energy usage to win the New England Boarding School division. That’s a total energy savings of 28,313
The competition, which ran from Nov. 5- Dec. 3, 2013, was created by the Green Schools Alliance (GSA), a nonprofit organization of public and private schools whose aim is to meet the Mayor’s PlaNYC target of reducing carbon emissions 30
Three Hundred K-12 Schools Unite to Save 1.5 Gigawatt-hours of Electricity in Four Weeks During the Green Cup Challenge
The Green Schools Alliance, in partnership with Lucid, announces the results of the annual Green Cup Challenge electricity competition. This year more than 300 K-12 schools from across the U.S. and around the world have collectively saved 1.5 gigawatt-hours of electricity, equivalent to