Register with GEF for FREE to enjoy these great benefits! 

    • member only contests and raffles

    • sustainability program news and updates

    • significant discounts at GEF Institute

Note: If you have problems registering, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Taking a GEF Institute Course? Login by clicking here.






Join Us

Sign Up for National Green Week!
Please note: Your privacy is very important to GEF. We do not share or sell any of your data.  It is with the sole purpose of providing you with relevant information that GEF will contact you.

Professional Development

GEFinstitute LOGO_WEB GEF Institute offers affordable, online sustainability courses eligible for professional development or academic credit.
Give your resume a boost!

Join the Sustainable Water Challenge! 

All GEF programs are free for registered members and include unlimited access to sustainability education, activities, and more!

Register Today!

Already a Member? Sign in then Edit your Profile and select Sustainable Water Challenge!

Enter to win a Green in Action Award!

ContestIconPart of National Green Week, these awards distinguish schools, classrooms and youth groups who have shared their sustainability projects with GEF. Tell us about your initiatives to win a coveted Green in Action award! Applications are due at the end of National Green Week, April 30.  Read more and make a difference!

Sign the Green Classroom Pledge

Ask your classroom to sign a pledge that they will take steps to have a more environmentally friendly and sustainable classroom. By submitting a copy of your pledge and a photo you can win big!

Teach Concepts Related to Water Sustainability

Water pollution, efficient technologies, the water cycle! Conduct a lesson or activity with your class or group that discusses one of the many topics around waste reduction. GEF has free resources for every grade level to use year round or to fill up your National Green Week lesson plan!

Conduct a Water Related Activity

Find fun activities for each grade level that teach important lessons related to water availability, pollution and conservation! You can also find informational posters great for hanging around the classroom.  

Implement New Water Saving Strategies

GEF provides many simple strategies for saving water at home and outside. Implementing just one or two of these will promote awareness about the issues around water conservation and can result in significant savings.

Read Books!

GEF recommends reading material with water sustainability themes for each grade level. Reading is a great way to spend quality time with your class, group or family!