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Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Eco-Schools is operated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) whose main partners include the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  


Latest Updates

Application Deadlines

The deadline for applications for the first Green Flag for Litter & Waste is Friday, November 28th 2014. The deadline for renewal applications is Friday, March 27th 2015. Click here for further information.

Green-Schools Launch Cycle Skills Course for Galway Businesses

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

An Taisce Green-Schools in partnership with Galway City Council launched their Get in Gear- Cycling in Cities course in Galway City recently and we want your business to sign up!

European Mobility Week in Riverstown, Sligo

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Families in Riverstown, Co. Sligo have been putting their best foot forward from the onset of the new academic year. Parents are taking the opportunity to walk and cycle to school with their children as part of the Green-Schools programme.

Press Release: Green-Schools Travel urges parents and students to rethink their commute

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

An Taisce’s Green-Schools Travel programme is asking parents and students to rethink their commute to school this academic year.

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