Sustainability

New Designation/Plan Process!

In September, the Sustainability Initiative will unveil a new sustainability coordinator designation form and annual sustainability plan process in conjunction with the 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 national Green Apple Day of Service on September 27 gives parents, teachers, and students the opportunity to transform all schools into healthy, safe and productive learning environments through local service projects.



Energy


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



Waste


Achieve a citywide DOE diversion rate of 30% by 2017



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





Water


Provide programs to reduce water consumption and increase water efficiency