ERIC Number: ED479733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Green School Checklist: Environmental Actions for Schools To Consider.
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield.
This checklist offers tips and resources to help schools identify opportunities to "green" their buildings and operations, focusing on common-sense improvements that schools can make in their daily operations to minimize or stop potential health and environmental problems before they start. The first section discusses the benefits of a green school program. The second section highlights management strategies. The list of environmental strategies includes: energy use; solid waste generation; indoor air quality; hazardous materials; mercury use; pest management; mold growth; water consumption; laboratory waste; building construction/renovation; purchasing; groundskeeping; and food service. Each section presents a list of strategies, a "Did you know?" box, and referrals for obtaining further information. (SM)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Ecology, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation, Environmental Influences, Environmental Standards, Food Service, Grounds Keepers, Pests, Pollution, Purchasing, Sanitation, School Buildings, School Construction, School Policy, Solid Wastes, Water Quality
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention, 1021 North Grand Avenue, East, P.O. Box 19276, Springfield, IL 62794-9276. Tel: 217-782-8700.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois