Recycling Champions Newsletters

Recycling Champions e-newsletter is your quarterly guide for news, best practices, interviews, and great stories from schools throughout NYC.

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2017-2018 School Year

MARCH 2018






2016-2017 School Year

APRIL 2017


2015-2016 School Year


2014-2015 School Year


JUNE 2015

MARCH 2015


Tips to Hosting a Resourceful Holiday PaRRRty, Educate Staff About Recycling With Ease, P.S. 41 Bronx Green Team Leads the Charge, Wrap up Waste with Green Team Activities, P.S. 84 Manhattan Hosts a Waste-Free Carnival.

JUNE 2014 

Reflecting on a Great School Year with Dr. Sharon Jaye, The Big Lift!, Fun Videos to Teach Recycling, Bronx High Schoolers Use Inquiry Methods to Learn About Recycling, Positive Change in South Ozone Park School, Featured Recycling Champion: Lynn Tiede, Viva Juanita!, Q&A with Carmine Ferrera, KIPPin' It Real, DSNY Announces Golden Apple Awards.


At GrowNYC, there’s no stopping when it comes to swapping!  We reduce NYC’s waste by helping New Yorkers reuse perfectly good items at community swap events made possible by dedicated staff, our passionate volunteers, and diverse community partners. 

  • Greenmarket

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

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    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.