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 the Curbside Composting program and schools with regular recycling service, GrowNYC's Zero Waste Schools (ZWS) 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

 

 

As the expiration date of the Farm Bill looms on September 30th, it's crucial to understand the importance of this legislation, particularly its role in authorizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). For 1.8 million New Yorkers, SNAP is not just a program—it’s a lifeline that ensures families have access to healthy food and nutritious meals.

SNAP in New York City: The Numbers