See what HEAL is currently doing to educate students and their community about the environment. Here you will find our programs, resources, initiatives, and more!
Besides educating society and students about the environment, HEAL hopes to perform community-wide and global projects tackling different aspects of the environment.
Economics, environmental health and human well-being are interconnected and interdependent and we hope to promote robust local and global environmental sustainability programs
Healthy Built Environment
We hope to partner with local, and quality of work-life by integrating the development of buildings and grounds with the natural environment and by promoting indoor environmental quality.
We hope to organize projects that minimize solid waste generation and
the release of pollutants into the environment. We will do this both by source reduction, and by reuse and recycling.
Conservation of Energy, Water and Other Resources
We will promote efficient use of
resources and advocate for practical conservation strategies in existing buildings.
Outdoor Recycling in Prince William County Schools (PWCS), Virginia
To spearhead a robust outdoor recycling program in PWCS, the second largest school division in Virginia, to conserve resources as well as educate students on the importance of environmental sustainability and conservation.
Collaborate with PWCS Facilities Services and pilot an outdoor recycling program at one high school.
Work with school leadership to design a successful program as well as engage students on this topic.
Create a model and guidelines that can be replicated at schools around the division.