December 2013

photo of Great Shake out Preschool

National Earthquake Drill – Shake Rattle and Roll in Washington


On October 17, 2013, Building Blocks Child Care Center in Auburn, WA, participated in the National Great ShakeOut Drill. GSA centers participating in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills were among 11.3 million individuals who registered to participate in…

Putting Green Technologies to the Test


GSA’s Green Proving Ground program is exploring new ways to mitigate the impact of our built environment on the natural environment. The Green Proving Ground tests promising sustainable building technologies in the real-world setting of federal…

New Guidelines for Greener Standards in Federal Procurement


Have you ever tried to buy something at the grocery or hardware store only to become confused by the various eco-labels you encounter?  If so, you’re not alone.  Right now, there are 444 eco-labels being tracked in the market so it’s…

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