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 Go Green

Honor our founder.
Honor Earth.
Honor our powerful sisterhood.
Be a part of something bigger than yourself.
Be Forever Green!

Girl Scouts Forever Green (GSFG) is a global effort to improve the environment and protect natural resources.  Do your part to make the world a better place and join Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from around the world in celebration of our movement's positive impact on the planet.

GSFG encompasses three national projects that lead to sustainable behavior change and environmental impact:

  • Save Energy - Earth Hour
  • Reduce Waste
  • Save Water - Rain Gardens

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia has decided that instead of picking just one of the three Take Action projects, girls may choose which one they would like to do. Girls can pick one, two or all three projects. Just make sure you take the pledge and register your results at the GSFG website. The global environmental impact adds up as you register the results from your project and engage the world in taking the GSFG Pledge online. View the power of girls working together in our own council and around the world!

We know we can do MUCH more. Do YOUR part to make GSHG's numbers jump! Take part in one of the three GSFG Take Action project ideas - Reduce Waste, Save Energy, & Plant a Rain Garden.

Register your project online to receive the Girl Scouts Forever Green participation patch. This patch is worn on the back of the uniform sash or vest. After you have registered your project, contact Betsy Connell to receive your patches. We need to know the brief details of the project you completed, the date and the place where you did the project, and the number of girls who participated. Send your address and we'll mail the patches to you.

Fun and useful Forever Green Tools:

  • Download your own pledge cards to hand out to family and friends.
  • How to make a reusable bag  (instructions)
  • Planting a Rain Garden.  (instructions*This presentation provided by the University of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Program.

Fun Facts:

  • If 3 million Girl Scouts each plant a rain garden, the water saved would amount to 11.4 billion gallons.
  • If 3 million Girl Scouts each participate in Earth Hour and replace an incandescent light bulb with an ENERGY STAR® qualified light bulb, we’ll save 1 billion kWh of energy, equivalent to the annual CO2 emissions from 150,000 cars.
  • If 3 million Girl Scouts switch to using reusable bags and bottles and recycling their aluminum cans, 4.2 billion pounds of waste will be saved over the girls’ lifetime.