Thursday, July 21, 2011

Go Green

Treasures of the Heart Preschool and Child Care has been fortunate to participate in a pilot Go Green program through RCC. (Resources for Child Caring).

I received the Go Green Ratin Scale book for Early Childhood Settings, and the handbook.

I have already gone through the Go Green Rating Scale and I am waiting for the results of the rating scale.

Reduce, reuse, recycle. A great example is, reducing energy by replacing a standard lightbulb with an energy-efficient light bulb in every home in the United States can save enough energy to light more than 3 million homes for a year, save more than $600 million in annual energy costs, and prevent greenhouse gases equivalent to the emissions of more than 800,000 cars.

I know the score will be low, but this is something that I feel will benefit my child care program, the children who attend, and our world.

What an awesome program - start the children young and teach them a go green life. I'm hoping that parents will jump on board, and help in the education, as we all learn a more GREEN life style. :)

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