Project Green Schools (PGS), in partnership with the Boston Bruins and Walmart is excited to announce our Green Up New England Challenge. Apply now. Deadline is March, 22, 2017.
What could be “cooler” than NHL superstar and 6 X Stanley Cup Winner, the Boston Bruins, the world’s largest retailer, Walmart and Project Green Schools collaborating to develop student leaders!
Schools across New England will be invited into challenge where they will be asked to compete in; Energy Reduction, Waste Reduction, Water Reduction, Innovative Green Schools Practices.
Honorees will be announced late March 2017 and honored at the Bruins game on April 1st, 2017; the 1st day of Earth Month. Honorees will also receive a banner to display in their school.
A team of judges will measure submitted applications on the following; overall concept, environmental impact, creativity, number of participants engaged, and how effective schools were at getting the message out. One grand prize winner will receive a classroom/sustainability lab makeover from the Boston Bruins.
“The Boston Bruins Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals in our community. Now, more than ever, there is a need for organizations to be cognizant of their impact on the environment and take steps to lead greener and more sustainable lives. The Boston Bruins are proud to collaborate with Project Green Schools and Walmart, to educate our youth on the importance of sustainability,” stated Bob Sweeney, Executive Director of the Boston Bruins Foundation