Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network
A UNU Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development
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Find an opportunity on the Greater Portland Regional Calendar!
- May 1 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pmat|Recurring Event (See all)
One event on June 15, 2019 at 8:00am
- June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 20 @ 5:00 pm
- June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
- June 17 at Hilton Portland Downtown
- June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at Growing Gardens
- June 20 at Metro
As a Regional Center of Expertise on education for sustainable development by the United Nations University, we are part of a coalition of 146 RCEs around the world.
What is a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development? What is the geographic region for ‘Greater Portland’? How is GPSEN supported?
Read the latest Sustainability Education News from our blog:
During this Spring term 2019 at Portland Community College, I have been taking a class focused on environmental sociology. As part of the curriculum, our instructor Dr. Kim Smith - founder of GPSEN - invited the class to participate in the Northwest Earth Institute's...read more
Sitting at a cafe, have you ever noticed the large number of straws, to-go cups, and plastic utensils that steadily flow from the counter to the trash can? In a culture of convenience and disposable goods, it can be easy to pass off this waste as trivial. However,...read more
Have you ever contemplated whether demolishing an old building was the only way to remove it? Do you have a door knob you’d like to replace, but you’d rather not throw it away? A local non-profit will happily tell you that the old building isn’t garbage and that door...read more
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