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How to become an EcoSchool.

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Certification Timeline

September
  • Establish EcoTeam

    September 5, 2017

    Include students, teachers, custodial staff, administration, parents and community members on your team.
October
  • Make a Plan

    October 2, 2017

    Review the certification guide and plan your EcoTeam actions.
November
  • Waste Audit

    November 1, 2017

    This month, consider holding a Waste Audit at your school.
  • Communicate Results

    November 13, 2017

    Track actions and communicate results with the whole school. Celebrate your success!

Nov 24

January

Jan 26

  • EcoReview Deadline

    January 26, 2018

    All schools must input their Waste Minimization and Energy Conservation EcoReview results into their school’s online application.
  • EECC Deadline

    January 26, 2018

    ONLY for Experienced EcoSchools Certification Cycle Schools (EECC): must complete and upload all EECC requirements.
  • Collect Curriculum Submissions

    January 29, 2018

    Begin collecting and uploading examples of environmental lesson plans and related student work to your online application.
March
  • Launch eco campaigns

    March 5, 2018

    This month, continue taking small steps to create change at your school. There are lots of events in March and April that you can connect to!
April
June

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Calendar of Deadlines & Eco Events

A handy listing of eco events throughout the year and important deadlines for certifying schools.

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