2017 Best of Green Schools Honorees represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Arizona State University (ASU) extends its efforts in sustainability education through a variety of programs for middle and high school students, like the ASU Poly Garden, which leases three of its 48 campus community garden plots to ASU Preparatory Academy’s sixth and seventh grade classrooms and high school environmental science students each semester. To date, the students have logged approximately 2,400 hours in the garden and donated more than 135 pounds of produce to the local food bank. ASU also manages two sustainability education programs, the Sustainability Science Education program and Sustainability Teachers’ Academy.

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