Feasible Fashion 

Feasible Fashion: To educate the public on various sustainable fashion methods that conserve our Earth’s resources By National Youth Council Vice-President Ria T. Imagine this: you realize that you do not have the latest brands like all your friends do. You want to keep up with the trends, but it costs so much money these days for […]

Consumerism in the 21st Century

Post by Ria, National  Youth Council Vice-President Today, in the 21st century, we are constantly surrounded by options: Should I buy the new iPhone? Do I buy the name-brand clothes that everyone will be wearing? Where can I get the newest gadgets? These infinite amount of options often cloud our judgement, causing us to impulsively […]

Living Sustainably Around the Holidays

Happy Holidays from Project Green Schools!! If you have not met me yet, I am Cory Shin, the Research and Awareness Officer of the National Youth Council, and I will be running the blog this year. I wanted to highlight the National Youth Council’s theme for November and December, which is “Living Sustainably around the […]

Meet Our ’19-’20 National Youth Council Student Leadership Team

Co-President – Molly  Hi! I’m Molly. I am a rising senior from Ashland, Massachusetts. I’m thrilled to have this position, as Project Green Schools and the National Youth Council have given me so many amazing opportunities and have molded me into more of an articulate environmentalist than I ever thought I could be. And I’m […]

NGSS Report: Lake Placid Central School, NY

Graduating NGSS Members of Lake Placid Central School focused on raising awareness on issues of plastic pollution by upcycling and selling recycled bracelets made out of plastic bags,  turning used t-shirts into reusable bags to help educate residents about the state wide plastic bag ban and selling bamboo toothbrushes to replace plastic toothbrushes. Other focus […]

NGSS Report: Farmingdale High School, NY

Farmingdale High School’s NGSS Graduates were busy their Senior year working on amazing projects in their school and community. Student groups worked on the installing a hydroponic grow tower at their school, composting, implementing a garden at local an elementary school in their district and hosting an assembly on endangered and invasive species at an […]

Project Green Schools Announces Honorees for 2019 Green Difference Awards

Project Green Schools Announces Honorees for 2019 Green Difference Awards Honorees to be Recognized from across the Nation and Globe at Massachusetts Ceremony   Boston, MA April 24, 2019—Project Green Schools today announced honorees for the annual 2019 Green Difference Awards in recognition of Outstanding National Environmental Education & STEM Education efforts led in Schools […]

A Glimpse into the 2019 Youth Assembly

A Glimpse into the 2019 Youth Assembly by Rebecca P. – Project Green Schools National Youth Council Member Last week, I found myself in the cold, gorgeous city of New York. Coming from the San Francisco Bay Area, it took a while for me to get used to the weather. My white sneakers became boots, […]

Attending the Youth Assembly

Attending the Youth Assembly by Molly G. – Project Green Schools National Youth Council Member “Being a delegate at the Youth Assembly was nothing less than absolutely energizing! It was impossible to leave without a new sense of inspiration and readiness to get out there and make a difference in the world! I was very […]

My Experience at The Youth Assembly

by Heather M. – Project Green Schools National Youth Council Member “This previous week I attended the Youth Assembly at New York University, and it was an experience I will never forget. Being surrounded by open minded people, all wanting to see change in the world, was truly inspiring. With 93 different countries present I […]