Carbon emissions are a serious problem that contribute to global climate change, but there are lots of local actions you can take to reduce them. Let’s explore what carbon emissions are, why it...
Creating a school garden and learning about where food comes from are two important green actions your school can take on! There are so many benefits to creating and maintaining a school garden, both...
Green project possibilities are endless and it can be tough to decide what your Green Team wants to take on. Below are links to blogs on different green topics. Each blog is filled with...
We should all be working toward a zero waste lifestyle for a better future. The good news is that simple changes you can make in your classroom and at home can have a big impact on reducing waste....
There are lots of ways you can become an environmental steward. First, what does it mean to be a steward of the environment? Being a steward means protecting and enhancing natural ecosystems. The...
All of us at BC Green Games would like to send out a huge thank-you to all the teams that participated this year! We received 147 projects from 30 school districts across the province. There were so...
Have you heard of Bike to School Week? It’s a great way to exercise going green. HUB cycling coordinates Bike to School Week, May 27 – 31, for elementary and middle schools in Metro...
The Three R's at Your School with BC Green Games and Product Care Recycling can make a big difference. Not only does it keep products out of landfills, it also saves valuable resources that...
We are excited that Call2Recycle is back as a prize sponsor for BC Green Games this year! Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. is committed to protecting and preserving the environment through collecting and...
One Month Left to Submit Your Project!There is one month left to submit your BC Green Games projects! Projects are due by midnight March 1.We want to hear all the stories of environmental action...
Project Submission is almost here!It is almost time to submit your projects! From January 15 to March 1 you will be able to submit your BC Green Games projects. We will send you an e-mail with a link...
Early Bird Draw Winners!Congratulations to all the teams who registered before the Early Bird Deadline!* In total we had 119 registrations in 29 school districts across BC. It is great to see how...
Early Bird Deadline is November 30!Have you thought about what your green team is going to do this year?Submit your action plan before November 30 (one month away!) and have a chance to win an early...
In this activity, students will use various materials to focus the sun's rays and make solar s'mores, while learning about the effect of sunlight through a glass (also known as the greenhouse...
Recently, 20 students from Shawnigan Lake had an amazing overnight adventure on Galiano Island. They were the recipients of the Sustainability Leadership Prize, a prize created to get secondary...
Since 2009, teachers and collaborators in the BC Green Games program have been trail blazers in establishing place-based, inquiry/project style education in the classroom. Our unique...
Don't know where to get started with your BC Green Games project? We've created a list of easy starter projects that you can do right in your classroom! Each project...
Spring is in the air, which means... Earth Day is almost here! Initiated on April 22, 1970, Earth Day began after a U.S. senator came up with the idea for a 'national teach-in on the...
Congratulations to the Year 10 Winners! All of us at BC Green Games would like to send out a huge thank you to all the teams who participated this year! It was a competitive year and...
One Month Left to Submit!There is one month left to submit your BC Green Games projects! Projects are due by midnight on March 1. By submitting your eco-action story, you are...
Project Submission is almost here!It is almost time to submit your projects! From January 15 to March 1, you will be able to submit your BC Green Games projects. We will send you an...
We are beyond excited to have ReGeneration on as a sponsor for the 10th year of BC Green Games! Beyond being an amazing recycling resource, they supply all the paint that is used in the...
Congratulations to all the teams who registered before the Early-Bird deadline! In total we had 100 registrations in 27 school districts. It is great to see how teams all over BC are ready to inspire...
There is something incredibly exciting about watching a seed grow. From planting in the soil to seeing the first green sprouts poke out, everyone loves the feeling of success that comes with helping...
You spoke, and we listened! BC Green Games is extremely excited about the two Early-Bird Prizes that are being offered this year, as requested in the Year 9 Teacher Survey. Elementary...
A worm compost is a fun, easy way to get a classroom full of kids excited about composting. There’s nothing quite like burying your lunch leftovers and then coming back a week later to...
Pens, markers, mechanical pencils and highlighters are a tricky object to recycle. Constructed out of many different parts, they can't be tossing in the regular recycling. And...
Happy back-to-school! As the 2017/18 school year begins, BC Green Games is preparing to launch year TEN!As BC Green Games reaches nearly a decade of inspiring projects, it is worth reflecting on...
The voting campaigns this year were top notch! It was an exciting race to the finish line, with votes coming in right until midnight on the final evening. Last year we had nearly 200,000 votes in...
ReGeneration does specialty waste recycling. They can help you recycle your paint, lighting products, pesticides, solvents and fertilizers, smoke and CO alarms, major appliances, small appliances and...
All of us at BC Green Games would like to send out a huge thank you to all the teams who participated this year! It was a competitive year and there was a lot of careful deliberating over...
The ReGeneration story began in 1994 when the province of British Columbia decided they wanted a way to recycle paint and requested that paint producers develop a recycling system for...
It has been an exciting race to the finish line, but after over a month of action-packed campaigning and voting, the dedicated and talented teams responsible for the winning projects really set...
Hoping to win the Call2Recycle Viewer’s Choice Award?  In 2015, the school with the highest number of votes was also the smallest school by population to enter the BC Green Games. With a...
The BC Green Games Community Coach program is a valuable tool for classsrooms who are looking for mentorship, guidance and to expand student horizons to include the many members of their community...
In 2015, over 86% of British Columbians polled said they had old electronics that were no longer being used in their homes. That’s an estimate of over 3.9 million devices just waiting to...
Sponsored by BC Hydro, the Energy Prize will be awarded to teams that demonstrate a deep understanding of the importance of energy conservation, a comprehensive plan to reduce energy usage...
Thanks to our prize sponsors at SONY Canada, we have been able to offer multi-media technology upgrade for BC classrooms as an early-bird incentive to submit an Action Plan registration before...
Did you know that that all BC Green Games teams are invited to a participating BC science centre for a free field trip to celebrate completed projects? You read that right—all...
When the BC Green Games Green Team from Venables Valley named their project “Go Forever Green”, they sure weren’t kidding around. Their project focused on switching their school building to...
All of the numbers are in and it has been a very exciting month for voting. Congratulations to all of our teams for the unprecedented quality of campaigning, sharing and number of votes. Altogether...
How do you create connections out of used pizza boxes, soup cans, and plastic wrap? A group of 13 students at Robert Bateman Secondary School can tell you. A few months ago...
The EcoDairy Where: Abbostford What: Field Trips to EcoDairy Facility – up to 100 students, School Workshops Project Connections: Gardening Projects, Sustainable and Environmentally...
  Click 1: SUBMISSION FORMClick SUBMIT on the green bar at the top of the BC Green Games website.   Click 2: TEAM INFO ...
  Click 1: SUBMISSION FORMClick SUBMIT on the green navigation bar at the top of the BC Green Games website.   Click 2: TEAM...
Are you interested in a project that tackles the bigger issues of environmentalism? Perhaps your school already has a great recycling system and does a lot to conserve energy and resources. Maybe...
Did you know that all teams that participate in BC Green Games are invited to Science World for a free field trip during our Green Month Celebrations? That means, win or lose, all of our...
Last year, Greendale Global Guardians, one of our winning BC Green Games teams from Greendale Elementary in Chiliwack made a real change in their school when they had garbage audit and...
The BC Green Games Action Plan is a great way to begin your project and  To get started, you can download the printable Action Plan Worksheet and bring it with you to your next eco-club or green...
A photo essay is a collection of images that work together to tell a story. When composing a photo essay, it’s best to take these six things into account: What is the story? Before...