Recycling 101

 

 

Engage students and staff with these resources, whether you’re just getting started or looking to improve your classroom and office recycling system. Check out our PowerPoint presentations, Set Up and Trouble-shooting Guides, activities and more to make recycling happen every day.

> Classroom Best Practices

 

For schools recycling food through Organics Collection and schools with regular recycling service, Recycling Champions has resources and tools to set up or improve your cafeteria recycling program.  Presentations, Student, Faculty and Staff Handouts, Set-Up Guides and signage help make sorting easier for students and recycling areas more efficient.

> Cafeteria Best Practices

 

 

In a moment where New Yorkers have turned to parks and gardening to ease the mental and emotional strain the Covid-19 pandemic has taken on residents, when the need for education surrounding nutrition and health couldn’t be more critical, the same nonprofits that make green space and nutrition education possible are in danger of going under, while vital city agencies like the New York City Parks Department’s GreenThumb program are facing severe budget cuts.

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.