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Louisiana Green Schools Challenge

The 2019-2020 Green Schools Challenge now closed. a huge THank you to all schools that participated in these difficult times. We are so appreciative of the work you are doing. 

Take a look at all the entries here.

What is the Green Schools Challenge? 

This is a yearly competition in which we encourage schools to undertake green project to make their school and/or communities a healthier place to live, learn, and grow.

The projects include raising awareness of environmental stewardship, reducing waste, energy and/or water use, or creating healthier spaces within your school.

There is no cost to compete and we encourage for projects to be low or no-cost projects. The projects that show the most impact per category; Elementary, Middle and High School, will win cash and prizes.

This program is designed to educate Louisiana about the benefits of green building and environmental stewardship by participation in hands-on, experiential projects.

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The Green Schools Challenge provides all schools with the following:

  • Teachers participating in the Challenge are given the opportunity to earn a Green Classroom Professional Certificate, with fees paid for by USGBC Louisiana.

  • If requested, USGBC Louisiana will provide mentors from our network of architects, engineers, and contractors to help schools implement successful projects.

Impact Reports

Our students are making big impacts in their schools and in their communities. See their impressive results in the reports below.

2016-2017 Impact Report

2017-2018 Impact Report

2018-2019 Impact Report


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