GREEN SCHOOL RESOURCES

Imagine all schools as ecologically conscious environments, giving every student the tools to help build a brighter future. 

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CITY

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greenthumb_logo-vertical Join or start a garden! GreenThumb provides programming and material support to over 600 community gardens in New York City. Workshops, which are the access point for supplies, are held every month of the year, covering gardening basics to more advanced farming and community organizing topics.

Grow To Learn– Register your school to get garden funding and support!

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Recycling in NYC Schools

United Federation of Teachers Green Schools Committee

 The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food 

 Ready Schools-Office of Emergency Management 


STATE

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Let’s Move!

 

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let’s Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping kids become more physically active.

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PLT’s GreenSchools! program inspires students to take personal responsibility for improving the environment at their school, at home, and in their community. Students, teachers, and school staff members receive tools, training, and resources for student-led Green Teams to create healthier schools—and to save schools’ money! PLT GreenSchools! helps improve students’ academic performance, develops students’ critical thinking skills, and grows student leaders.

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GSA envisions a healthy, abundant, equitable, ecologically diverse world, connected through a global community of schools. In this vision, schools worldwide work together across boundaries to achieve an environmentally sustainable future that respects and protects all living things and wild places without depleting the resources on which they depend.

Eco Schools

USDA-The Healthier US School Challenge

 


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