Have you ever heard of Pureology? Well right now they are having Global Green USA's Green Schools Makeover Competition presented by Pureology. What is this you ask?
BENEFITS OF A GREEN SCHOOL
Green schools are designed, built, renovated or operated in an ecological and
resource-efficient manner. Green schools have numerous benefits for children,
staff and our environment:
IMPROVED STUDENT PERFORMANCE
When children learn in healthy, green classrooms – with natural daylight,
improved sound quality, and non-toxic paints and carpets – test scores can
improve as much as 25%.
Proper ventilation and the use of green, non-VOC building materials improves
student and teacher health, resulting in fewer sick days, increased teacher
retention and better student attendance.
MORE MONEY FOR STUDENT RESOURCES
When a school is "greened," operating costs for energy and water can be
reduced by as much as 40%, and funds can be channeled back into textbooks,
computers and other essentials.
REDUCED CARBON FOOTPRINT
Greening a school reduces carbon dioxide emissions that cause global
Green schools use up to 32% less water.
FOSTERING FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
learn in a green school, they’re encouraging a lifetime of environmentally
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