Encouraging and implementing environmentally-friendly practices at schools is important and can be done in a variety of ways. Whether it is retrofitting an older building with new green technologies, starting a recycling program, implementing green cleaning or packing a waste-free lunch, parents, students, teachers and administrators can play a role. The following resources are provided to assist schools seeking Florida Green Schooldesignation. In addition, these resources facilitate and encourage continuous environmental improvement for designated Green Schools.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.