New York City Eco-Schools
Eco-Schools USA in New York City: Helping NYC Schools Go Green!
Powered by students, teachers, and principals, National Wildlife Federation’s NYC Eco-Schools are advancing solutions to reduce waste, conserve energy, create green spaces, and engage students in experiential Green STEM opportunities! NYC Eco-Schools is partnering with the NYC Department of Education, the National Park Service, ioby.org and a variety of non-profit and corporate partners to give schools the support and resources they need to solve important environmental and education challenges, and to help students spend more time outdoors.
Registered NYC Eco-Schools receive invitations to free borough-wide events and workshops, including the popular Sustainability Coordinator gatherings at model green schools, a monthly e-newsletter, and opportunities to connect with other NYC Eco-Schools, as well as Eco-Schools around the nation and around the globe.
Emily Fano, Outreach Manager, NYC Eco-Schools
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What's Happening at New York City Eco-Schools?
New York City Eco-Schools are saving energy and reducing their school's greenhouse gas emissions by participating in programs like NWF's Eco-Schools USA Cool School Challenge.
Learn how your school can participate.
U•KONSERVE GIVEAWAYS FOR NYC ECO-SCHOOLS!
Did you know that you can track your Eco-Schools program goals, progress towards awards, and your shrinking environmental footprint on your very own virtual dashboard page?! You’ll also help NWF collect important metrics about the impact NWF Eco-Schools are having across the U.S..
Our partner Kids Konserve has generously offered fabulous giveaways for the first 50 NYC Eco-Schools teachers who populate their dashboard pages!
Use the login information you received when you registered your school to access the dashboard. Contact me for assistance and/or when you’ve populated your page. Your prize will be on its way! Provide a shipping address and allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. Here is what you’ll receive (one of each per person).
Leak-Proof Stainless Steel Containers
Use Kids Konserve’s leak-proof, BPA-free stainless steel food storage containers as a non-toxic and non-leaching alternative to plastic and disposables. These reusables are perfect for packing kid's lunches and picnics on the go, while saving trash from our ever-growing landfills.
Food Kozy Wraps
Stop using plastic baggies altogether when you stock up on these BPA-free and PVC-free reusable food wraps. An ideal waste-free alternative for takeout, picnics and travel.