What is Green Steps?

Green Steps Schools is an environmental education and action initiative that recognizes schools in South Carolina who take annual sustainable steps toward becoming more environmentally responsible.

Click here to learn how your school can become a Green Steps School!

Calendar of Events/Deadlines

Free Calendars! In honor of  the International Year of Soils, schools can order free 2015 calendars/soil planners which highlight the importance of soil and the role it plays in our every day lives. Learn about soils around the world and celebrate Healthy Soils for Healthy Lives! Order one for every family at your school if you like! https://nrcspad.sc.egov.usda.gov/distributioncenter/product.aspx?ProductID=1099


September 2015

Tuesday, September 15th. Fugitive Florals! annual meeting in downtown Greenville. Check out the program for our amazing lineup and guest speakers and field tour along the Reedy River! Register now (early $45 prior to September 2nd $55-thereafter).

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale. Pre-orders will be taken until 11:00pm on September 13th. Pickup for these items will be Saturday, September 19th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Sandhills Rec. Click here for more info.

Monday, September 21st. Green Steps Training in Greenville, SC. Training will be at Green Charter School (1440 Pelham Rd) in Room 136 from 4-5. Please RSVP to Jane Hiller.

October 2015

Monday, October 5th. "Just sustainablilities: Re-imagining equality living within limits" lecture at 2:00pm at Clemson. For more information click here.

Tuesday, October 6th. Saris 5th Grade Bicycle Posters are due. For more information click here and for permission slips click here.

Tuesday, October 6th. Upstate Food Recovery Networking Event. Table to Farm at the Greenville County Square (301 University Ridge, Suite 400) from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Register here.

Thursday, October 22nd. Green Steps Training in Columbia, SC. Training will be at Sonoco Recycling Center (1132 Idlewilde Blvd) in the Education Center from 4-5.



WasteLab is Coming! Launching in the Fall of 2015. Developed by Greater Greenville Sanitation. WasteLab will be a repurposed, 32-foot long trailer designed to educate students (K-8), and the public, about environmental impacts of solid waste, and the importance of landfill and natural resource conservation. For more information, and/or to find out how your organization can be a part of WasteLab contact us via email or 864-371-6151.

Grant opportunities for the Fall

Check out 'MY GREEN APPS' - your destination for over 100 apps to help you understand and protect the environment. Click here to visit the US EPA My Green Apps site!