DSNY's Golden Apple Awards offers Cash Prizes!

DSNY Golden Apple Awards offered cash prizes in three TrashMasters! contests open only to NYC DOE schools. Schools competed in separate Elementary, Intermediate, and High School Divisions for Borough and Citywide honors. Sustain-A-Mania!An Event for NYC High School Students ~ March 22 Sustain-A-Mania was a chance for high school students to make a real action plan for making our schools more sustainable in NYC.

Urban Schools Aim for Environmental Revolution!

School districts around the country, in an aim to reduce waste and increase environmental awareness, are piloting programs that would use compostable materials for school lunch trays.

New Guide to Green Roofs Released!


The Office of Sustainability, in conjunction with the Division of School Facilities, Schools Construction Authority, and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection Office of Green Infrastructure, offer guidance to schools that wish to pursue a green roof on their buildings.