Take a Green Challenge in 2016



Participating in these friendly competitions will help local governments and school divisions implement specific environmental policies and practical actions that reduce carbon emissions. In addition, while striving to attain certified "Green Government" or "Green Schools" status, local governments, school divisions, and independent schools can save money.

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Green Government Challenge

Green Public Schools Challenge



Green Tips
Replace incandescent lights with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for desk lamps and overhead lighting. Using CFLs instead of comparable incandescent bulbs can save about 50 percent on your lighting costs. CFLs use only one-fourth the energy and last up to 10 times longer.

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