News

Central

  • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
    September 21, 2010

    Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

  • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
    July 23, 2010
  • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
    June 14, 2010

    By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

    As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

    The Byron High School student noticed that class

  • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
    June 8, 2010

    The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

  • GFW Schools Jump On Project Green Fleet
    May 26, 2010

    KEYC TV News 12 story by Sara Miles

  • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
    April 22, 2010

    Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

  • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
    February 4, 2010

    MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

  • Public Buildings Enhanced Energy Efficiency Programs funding (PBEEEP)
    January 21, 2010

    Schools who are interested in applying for PBEEEP must be entered into the Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond Database.

  • Its Green Week at Central Lakes College
    January 19, 2010

    “*Central Lakes College is inaugurating Green Week Jan.

  • What should schools teach about climate change, global warming?
    December 21, 2009

    What should schools teach about climate change, global warming

    Friday, 18 December 2009
    by Joe Nathan
    Thisweek News

  • Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
    December 14, 2009

    Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
    By Stephanie, ABM Intern – Dec 11th, 2009 at 5:35 pm EST

    As the world’s le

  • As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
    December 14, 2009

    As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
    As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
    By

Metro

  • Irish Join Renewable Energy Challenge
    March 16, 2011

    The Rosemount Irish Green Team has joined the KidWind Renewable Energy Challenge. The team will participate in a renewable energy fair and competition on May 7th at Great River Energy.

  • Rosemount Green Team at CERTs Clean Energy Convergence
    March 16, 2011

    The Irish Green Team presented their carbon cutting, energy saving plan at the CERTS Clean Energy Convergence on Feb. 3.

  • Minnesota Parent and MnSCC
    October 5, 2010

    http://www.mnparent.com/index.php?&story=15936&page=88&category=88

    Light on their feet

    By Lauren Peck

    Carbon footprints shrink with student efforts

    Light meters. Infrared thermometers. Phantom load. Most of these words are probably a bit puzzling and technical sounding to a lot of people. However, many Minnesota students are throwing around these terms with ease as they work to make their schools more eco-friendly through the program, Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon (MnSCC).

  • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
    September 21, 2010

    Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

  • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
    July 23, 2010
  • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
    June 14, 2010

    By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

    As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

    The Byron High School student noticed that class

  • Yellow Buses Turn Green At Independent School District 197
    June 14, 2010

    School buses serving the West St.

  • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
    June 8, 2010

    The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

  • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
    April 22, 2010

    Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

  • Irish aim to shrink their environmental footprint
    April 1, 2010

    Irish aim to shrink their environmental footprint

    The Rosemount Irish are about to get even greener.

  • Rosemount High Receives Carbon Cutting Grant
    March 17, 2010

    For Immediate Release
    Feb.

  • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
    February 4, 2010

    MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

Northeast

  • UMD Spring Sustainability Fair- Climate Change and the UMD Energy Action Plan
    April 14, 2011

    UMD’s Sustainability Fair will be held on April 19 and 20.

  • UMD Winter Fair focuses on Sustainability as the new "business as usual"
    December 6, 2010

    The 2010 Winter Sustainability Fair has come and gone, and definitely did not go unnoticed.

    Writer and director Chris Paine headlined the Sustainability Fair.

  • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
    September 21, 2010

    Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

  • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
    July 23, 2010
  • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
    June 14, 2010

    By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

    As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

    The Byron High School student noticed that class

  • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
    June 8, 2010

    The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

  • WDIO TV - Green Bandits Save Energy With Schools Cutting Carbon
    May 21, 2010

    A group of middle school students is working toward making the Proctor High School a greener place to learn. It started with a simple class assignment.

  • Recycling promotional video for UMD (complete with a kicky soundtrack!)
    May 18, 2010

  • Earth Hour 2010: UMD students raise energy awareness with acoustic carbon-free music.
    April 27, 2010

    On Earth Hour, UMD students celebrated in style.

  • 1,000 Pledges wanted. UMD Energy Pledge to save money, help environment.
    April 27, 2010

    Wondering what you can do to help UMD save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Sign the UMD Energy Pledge!

  • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
    April 22, 2010

    Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

  • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
    February 4, 2010

    MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

  • Northwest

    • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
      September 21, 2010

      Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

    • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
      July 23, 2010
    • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
      June 14, 2010

      By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

      As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

      The Byron High School student noticed that class

    • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
      June 8, 2010

      The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

    • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
      April 22, 2010

      Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

    • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
      February 4, 2010

      MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

    • Public Buildings Enhanced Energy Efficiency Programs funding (PBEEEP)
      January 21, 2010

      Schools who are interested in applying for PBEEEP must be entered into the Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond Database.

    • What should schools teach about climate change, global warming?
      December 21, 2009

      What should schools teach about climate change, global warming

      Friday, 18 December 2009
      by Joe Nathan
      Thisweek News

    • Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
      December 14, 2009

      Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
      By Stephanie, ABM Intern – Dec 11th, 2009 at 5:35 pm EST

      As the world’s le

    • As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
      December 14, 2009

      As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
      As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
      By

    • Project Green Fleet Seeks New School Bus Partners
      October 28, 2009

      Funding has been secured to retrofit approximately 1,000 school buses across Minnesota with diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC) and closed-crankcase filtration systems (CCFS).

    • Bemidji State University Planner supports "environmental stewardship" theme
      September 24, 2009

      Following Student Senate recommendations, the 2009-2010 Bemidji State University Student Planner is made out of all recycled materials.

    Southeast

    • Northfield School of Arts and Technology Adds Carbon Neutral Greenhouse
      December 7, 2010

      This October 2010, a greenhouse joined the panels, with funding support from Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon

    • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
      September 21, 2010

      Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

    • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
      July 23, 2010
    • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
      June 14, 2010

      By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

      As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

      The Byron High School student noticed that class

    • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
      June 8, 2010

      The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

    • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
      April 22, 2010

      Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

    • WSU awarded grant to promote bicycle transportation
      April 1, 2010

      WSU awarded grant to promote bicycle transportation

      Article | 03.25.10 | By Winona360

      Winona

    • Winona State University Gets Serious About Sustainability
      February 22, 2010

      In an effort to become a carbon neutral campus, ten subcommittees have been formed by faculty and staff at Winona State University in order to make major changes toward that goal. On February 10, committee representatives presented their initiatives and accomplishments. Several scheduled projects were introduced to the campus community.

    • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
      February 4, 2010

      MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

    • Public Buildings Enhanced Energy Efficiency Programs funding (PBEEEP)
      January 21, 2010

      Schools who are interested in applying for PBEEEP must be entered into the Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond Database.

    • What should schools teach about climate change, global warming?
      December 21, 2009

      What should schools teach about climate change, global warming

      Friday, 18 December 2009
      by Joe Nathan
      Thisweek News

    • Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
      December 14, 2009

      Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
      By Stephanie, ABM Intern – Dec 11th, 2009 at 5:35 pm EST

      As the world’s le

    Southwest

    • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
      September 21, 2010

      Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

    • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
      July 23, 2010
    • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
      June 14, 2010

      By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

      As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

      The Byron High School student noticed that class

    • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
      June 8, 2010

      The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

    • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
      April 22, 2010

      Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

    • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
      February 4, 2010

      MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

    • Public Buildings Enhanced Energy Efficiency Programs funding (PBEEEP)
      January 21, 2010

      Schools who are interested in applying for PBEEEP must be entered into the Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond Database.

    • What should schools teach about climate change, global warming?
      December 21, 2009

      What should schools teach about climate change, global warming

      Friday, 18 December 2009
      by Joe Nathan
      Thisweek News

    • Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
      December 14, 2009

      Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
      By Stephanie, ABM Intern – Dec 11th, 2009 at 5:35 pm EST

      As the world’s le

    • As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
      December 14, 2009

      As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
      As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
      By

    • Springfield YES Team Presents at the Brown County County Congress
      November 13, 2009

      On Friday, October 30, the Springfield YES Team presented information about past projects and future goals at the Brown County County Congress in Sleepy Eye, MN.

    • The Worms are Here!
      November 13, 2009

      The red wiggler worms for our school composting project, along with their three bins, have arrived and are up and running.

    West Central

    • Video: Powering the Future with Solar at Eden Valley Watkins High School
      December 7, 2010

      Watch this short video to find out how a group of Minnesota high school students installed a solar PV project!

    • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
      September 21, 2010

      Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

    • Become a fan of Willmar Community Greenhouse on facebook.
      July 29, 2010
    • Becker Market
      July 29, 2010

      All summer we have been growing, harvesting in our outdoor gardens, and selling produce at Becker Market in downtown Willmar. We are always looking for more volunteers to help out.

    • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
      July 23, 2010
    • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
      June 14, 2010

      By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

      As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

      The Byron High School student noticed that class

    • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
      June 8, 2010

      The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

    • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
      April 22, 2010

      Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

    • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
      February 4, 2010

      MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

    • Public Buildings Enhanced Energy Efficiency Programs funding (PBEEEP)
      January 21, 2010

      Schools who are interested in applying for PBEEEP must be entered into the Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond Database.

    • Cutting Carbon Group Going Green
      December 21, 2009

      Cutting Carbon Group Going Green

      Going “Green” is a popular movement in the United States at the moment and EVW is doing its part with the Cuttin

    • What should schools teach about climate change, global warming?
      December 21, 2009

      What should schools teach about climate change, global warming

      Friday, 18 December 2009
      by Joe Nathan
      Thisweek News