Energy Education • 7min read

How to Understand Your Electricity Bill and Conserve Energy

Knowing how to read an electricity bill is not only important but it opens the door to understanding how we can help the planet by conserving energy. By reading and interpreting an electricity bill properly, one will be able to adopt behaviour changes to conserve energy, lower one’s carbon footprint, and reduce GHGs, all of which can lead to huge savings.

Energy Education • 6min read

How GreenLearning Is Helping School Boards to Foster Sustainable Schools

Creating sustainable schools can greatly benefit the environment and positively impact students, teachers and the entire community. Many school boards have sustainability or climate action plans and our programs can help schools and school boards strive to achieve these goals. Discover how you can make a difference and take inspiration from school boards that are making an impact.

Environmental Education • 4min read

Fact vs. Fake News: How to Combat Climate Disinformation

We’ve all heard of people talking about misinformation and disinformation on the news—but what is the difference between the two? Does it matter? And how can we tell what’s true or not? It can be difficult, but spotting incorrect information and fake news is essential to teaching nowadays, especially when those facts are dressed up to look and sound legitimate.

Green Economy • 4min read

Sustainable Back-to-School Shopping: Why You Should Think Twice about Fast Fashion

With back-to-school on everyone's minds, it's easy to get swept up in the rush to buy more. For most students, back-to-school shopping is a time to reinvent yourself with the latest trends in fashion. However, trend cycles can change in a heartbeat leading to the need to consume more, which also creates waste, with repercussions for our planet. Learn about shopping sustainably this season.

Environmental Education • 3min read

Challenge Winners Announcement: 2022-23 School Year!

GreenLearning's challenges equip educators and students with tools for environmental education. Read the project stories from school communities across Canada who have excelled in their resilience and determination to take climate action. Explore their individual and collective learning, impact and actions while celebrating climate action!

Environmental Education • 10min read

25 Environmental Books by Black Authors You Need On Your Reading List

It’s been well-documented that Black authors are underrepresented and discriminated against in the publishing and environmental fields. Though GreenLearning doesn’t publish in the traditional sense of book publishing, we do provide free educational programming, challenges and resources. This year, we’ve put together a list of books that touch on the environment and are written by Black authors.

Green Living • 3min read

5 Ways to Make an Attainable Classroom Eco-Resolution

There’s no shortage of work to be done to make schools and classes more eco-friendly! But with so many possibilities, setting an eco-resolution for your classroom can be daunting. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of tips to make your goal-setting easy, realistic and achievable.