Welcome to Mercer Island School District’s Green Page
Mercer Island School District is one of 11 districts that have earned King County Green Schools (KCGSP) certification by improving conservation practices and involving students in conservation and outreach efforts.
The mission of KCGS is to
Initiate and expand waste reduction and recycling practices and other conservation actions.
Level One focuses on waste reduction and recycling.
Level Two is energy conservation
Level Three is water conservation.
All five schools have reached Level One status. Lakeridge has completed Level Two and Island Park has completed Level Three. MISD achieved official recognition as a Green School District, Level One in April 2011.
Read about our schools’ plans for 2012-2013
List of Documents:
Health and Wellness Advisory Committee:
This committee was created with the idea that good nutrition and physical activity are essential for students to maximize their full academic potential and to achieve lifelong health and well-being.
Energy and Water Statistics:
Healthy Ways to School:
Mercer Island GREEN Resources
Recycle electronics at E-Recycle located at 7835 S.E. 30th. For more information call (206)-230-8188.
IslandVision's mission is to encourage and support sustainable practices on Mercer Island, including consideration of environmental, economic and social equity issues, within our community, city and schools.
The Mercer Island Farmers Market connects growers, consumers, and the Island business community to create a valuable, sustainable community asset. The benefits resonate beyond our local community by contributing to sustainability of our region’s agricultural production.
Other useful sites:
Read about our successes: