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The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) promotes a healthy environment through efficient management of the City’s solid waste and environmentally sound long-range planning to handle New Yorkers recycling and garbage.
NYC DOE Office of Sustainability promotes conservation and stewardship through efficient building operations and environmental education for students and staff.
GrowNYC’s Recycling Champions Program works with NYC public schools to create model recycling programs that engage all members of a school community in maximizing waste diversion practices.
Green Team Mini Grants
The New York City Department of Sanitation and Citizens Committee for New York City are awarding up to $1000 to school green teams! Grants must be used for green team expenses such as recycling and garden projects, t-shirts/uniforms, school sustainability events, and eco-friendly giveaways. NYC K-12 public schools are invited to apply. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Education’s Office of Sustainability and the Department of Sanitation are excited to introduce the next chapter in Zero Waste Schools. Schools will be required to complete three phases of operational and educational activities—in return they will receive a one-on-one consultation and recycling materials.
DSNY’s Commissioner’s Cup (Award)
A brand new recognition for sustainability efforts, projects and significant improvement in school recycling, chosen by the DSNY Commissioner’s Office
CCNYC’s Team Up To Clean up Contest
Rewards schools that conceive, design, and implement effective cleanup and beautification projects, including school gardens.
MFTA’s Reduce & Reuse Contest
Recognizes and awards creative reuse projects in schools.
RCP’s Super Recyclers Contest
Recognizes and awards exemplary recycling programs in schools.
Zero Waste Schools Challenge
A brand new compliance and data-driven contest specifically for the first 100 ZWS. For more information on the Zero Waste Schools program, go to:
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Get started on the contests today! Read the contest pages for more information, and look at the previous winners for great ideas.
IMPORTANT DEADLINES for 2018/2019:
• Zero Waste Pledge School Application Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018
• Fall Green Team Mini-Grant Deadline: 5pm on Friday, November 16, 2018
• Spring Green Team Mini-Grant Deadline: : 5pm on Friday, March 15, 2019