New Designation/ Plan Process!

In September, the Sustainability Initiative is unveiling a new sustainability coordinator designation form and annual sustainability plan process in conjunction with Green Schools Alliance.

New Guidance Documents!

Are you interested in putting a green roof or solar array on your school? Read these guides first before jumping into a complicated and lengthy process.

Green Apple Day of Service

The Green Apple Day of Service gives parents ,teachers, students, companies and local organizations the opportunity to transform all schools into healthy, safe and productive learning environments through local service projects.


Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from DOE buildings and schools by 30% by 2017


The goal is to double the annual recycling rate by 2014 from a 2008 baseline

Participate in citywide green initiatives, contests, and programs for students & schools


Provide programs to reduce water consumption and increase water efficiency