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Hello Educators and Students! We now have a bursary for students heading to NSCC in the Fall!

We are accepting applications for our new bursary with Efficiency Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Community College! We want to inspire youth to join green careers and we hope this opportunity will support students in Nova Scotia to reach their full potential!

There are 5 awards being offered for the Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Award.

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October 18 | 21
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In our webinars, we talk about energy saving but we also like to burn some energy with lots of actions, class participation, and add-on activities! One of our favorite activities with our elementary students is the Ecological Footprint Pledge.

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October 3rd, 2021 marked the grand opening of Riverside’s Knowledge Path. The path was crafted to be both an outdoor classroom and a space for the community to come together in nature and in truth and reconciliation, providing opportunities for education and peace. 

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Let’s talk about clotheslines for a second. There is a reason your great-grandmother based laundry days on the weather. Hanging clothes to dry is not only more economical, it is also the original source of “clean fresh” laundry scent! Did you know that clothes dryers consume between 2000-6000W? Let’s take the average and say that your clothes dryer uses 4000W (4kW) of electricity.

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Ups, Downs & Pivots - How Green Schools Successfully Supported Teachers in 2020/21

 

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