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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Building Minds, Minding Buildings: Our Union's Road Map to Green and Sustainable Schools

Title:
Building Minds, Minding Buildings: Our Union's Road Map to Green and Sustainable Schools

Abstract:
Green schools are education buildings that operate in harmony with the natural environment. They are built to reduce energy costs and conserve natural resources, make use of recycled and recyclable materials, and operate in a sustainable manner. This 50-page report covers various aspects of the green schools movement, including the importance of union involvement, and the economic and health benefits of going green. Five case studies are presented within the report.

URL:
http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/bmmbgreenguide0109_0.pdf

Source:
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
December 2008

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