Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) has demonstrated remarkable progress and effort to promote energy efficiency, sustainability and restoration within their operations and facilities. The PAUSD Sustainable Schools Committee has spearheaded many of these efforts and continues to push for continuous improvement. The District has been recognized by the city of Palo Alto as a
“Leader’s Top Performer” through the EPA’s Energy Star Program - a
distinction achieved when the average of all PAUSD buildings is rated a
75/100 or higher on the program’s grading scale.
Innovative sustainability initiatives and savings that continue to improve PAUSD and have been met with significant results :
- Energy efforts
- Waste management
- School gardens
- Tree policy
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