Green Jobs Training Program: Waste Management

wastemanagementEnter the fast-growing green industry! The Green Jobs Training Program at LaGuardia Community College, offered in partnership with Queens Botanical Garden, is a series of free training courses that will introduce you to the principles of sustainability and provide the skills necessary to work for companies with a green focus.

LaGuardia Community College Offers Free Green Job Training This Fall

Symbols1Informational Sessions Taking Place Now Through November

Want to enter the fast-growing green industry? For those who are interested, LaGuardia Community College is holding informational sessions now through November on its free training programs.

Free Student Training in Energy Benchmarking For Buildings

greenhouseThe CUNY Building Performance Lab is offering a free 3-day training for interested students to learn how to do energy benchmarking using the EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager program. This simple web-based tool will play an essential role in preparing NYC's building stock for energy-saving retrofits as part of PlaNYC 2030 to reduce NYC's carbon emissions; and as part of the recently passed Greener Greater Buildings legislation, energy benchmarking will now be required by law.

Natural Gardening Series Offers Green Roof Class & More

greenroofTogether, LaGuardia Community College and Queens Botanical Garden are offering several new workshops as part of their Natural Gardening Series. The workshops are held on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at QGB, 43-50 Main St. Flushing, and cost $29 each. Along with the returning English Rose Garden Primer, the series includes several new workshops, just in time for the changing season...

Going Green Natural Gardening Series

gardening1New Rose Gardening Secrets Revealed

On Thursday July 15, LaGuarida Community College and The Queens Botanical Garden will hold a workshop on rose gardening. Discover how to create beautiful rose gardens organically without the need for harmful pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.


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Diana Escobar isn’t only getting an education at LaGuardia, she comes on-campus everyday with one other thing in mind – how to make the College a greener place.

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