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NEW GSA School Profile Page
As members of the Green Schools Alliance your school can create a Profile Page and share your sustainability actions and goals.
and begin filling out your page.
NWF Green Flag winner and Green Ribbon School Nominee
P.S 57 Hubert H. Humphrey was awarded the NWF Green Flag, the first ever for a New York City school. They were also nominated by New York State for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. Click
to read the press release.
Green is the Word!
to view Green is the Word, a video promoting and displaying recycling efforts in NYC DOE schools. Hear from the Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, DOE-DSF, teachers, students, and other partners about what they are doing to recycle more and waste less!
How it Works
NYC DOE Sustainability Initiative is participating in NYC Simplicity Idea Market crowdsourcing program! Sustainability Coordinators can login
to share and vote on user-generated ideas to make our City greener and more efficient!
The Plan for Sustainability
In order to continue to be the leader in sustainable education and operation of sustainable facilities, DOE plans to double its annual recycling by 2013, to reduce green house gas emissions by 30% by 2017 from DOE buildings and operations, to provide sustainable curriculum resources to principals and teachers, to participate in citywide plaNYC initiatives and to set up programs to increase water efficiency.
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