Wednesday, January 2, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these ideas to help you stick to your plan, Berkley and Huntington Woods. Leave a comment to share your favorite tip!
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. [Leave a comment to share your favorite green-living tip!]
Friday, May 27, 2011
BHS, Pattengill, Rogers, Angell and La Salette were among 193 facilities recognized Wednesday for their Earth-friendly efforts.
Five Berkley schools were honored Wednesday morning at Oakland Schools in Waterford for their commitment to being environmentally friendly and obtaining Michigan Green School status. During the fourth annual Oakland County Green Schools ceremony, 193 schools were recognized for achieving the designation. In order to receive the Green School status, schools must perform a series of green-friendly activities and then apply for the certification, detailing the projects they have taken on. To obtain the minimum requirements to receive certification, 10 activities following the guidelines must be met throughout the school year. Emerald status indicates that participating schools achieved 15 green-related activities. Evergreen status is …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
BHS, Pattengill, Rogers, Angell and La Salette will be honored Wednesday for their Earth-friendly efforts.
Five schools in the Berkley School District are among 193 in Oakland County being recognized this week for earning the Michigan Green School designation. Representatives of the schools will gather Wednesday morning at Oakland Schools in Waterford to receive an official Michigan Green School flag and a certificate signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. To earn the designation, schools must complete at least 10 of 20 "green" activities. Activities range from paper recycling to garden projects to the use of renewable energy. If they complete more than 10, they may be eligible for "Emerald" or "Evergreen" status. Top schools this year are Keller Elementary School in Royal Oak, Royal Oak Middle School and Walled Lake Central High School. Berkley schools …