Green schools

Almost one million Minnesota children and thousands of adults spend a significant portion of their days in K-12 school buildings. Find information about creating an environmentally healthy school and educational resources about environmental issues.


From kindergarten through high school, a typical child spends up to 15,000 hours in the classroom. By incorporating sustainable practices, school administrators and facilities staff can help reduce operating costs and environmental impacts, while promoting a healthy environment for students and staff.


The goal for environmental education is to develop an environmentally literate citizenry. Find resources for both formal and nonformal educators.


Learn how you can help prevent pollution and conserve resources.