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Green and Healthy Schools

"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, Department of Public Instruction, and 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." DPI WI Website 

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

1.    Community Involvement

2.    Energy

3.    Environmental & Sustainability Education

4.    Environmental Health (Indoor Air Quality, Chemical Management, Integrated Pest Management)

5.    Health & Wellness

6.    Recycling & Waste Management

7.    School Site

8.    Transportation

9.    Water