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Net Zero Schools Hard Hat Tour

Visit two Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Schools currently under construction in Baltimore City! Graceland Park/O’Donnell Heights ES/MS and Holabird ES/MS are both designed to be zero net energy with the help of a grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and when completed in 2020, will be the second and third ZNE schools in the

Our top tips for a green back-to-school season

Summer is almost over, and that means one thing — the non-stop back to school ads with dancing kids and the message to shop, shop, shop for the school year. If you’re like me, and trying to minimize your environmental footprint, this time of year can be very stressful. Did you know that the National
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Greening Richard Montgomery High School

After attending a Rockville city environmental commission meeting in freshmen year, I became aware of the energy and resource waste in school systems across our metropolis. Learning about the thousand kilowatts lost per week due to computers left on and million tons of toxic hydrocarbons released from decomposition of un-recycled milk bottles, I pondered about