Students work to reduce energy usage

Students work to reduce energy usage
Local News

By Edward Stoner

AVON — A grant from Vail Resorts Epic Promise has allowed Walking Mountains Science Center to engage Eagle County students in the eco-schools program. As part of this program, student leaders help reduce energy use, water consumption and waste to help our schools become more sustainable.Schools in the US can be big energy consumers and waste producers. According the National Wildlife Federation, “schools spend more money on energy than textbooks and computers combined and 30 percent of the energy used in buildings is often used inefficiently or unnecessarily.” For a school district that spends more than $1 million annually on …

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