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New Rochelle's Trinity School Reduces Lunchroom Garbage to 1/4 bag, Aramark Custodial Supervisor Maintains "Not Our Job"

March 30, 2014 - 16:34

New Rochelle's Trinity Elementary school is the first school in the District to sort out all compostable and recyclable items from the lunchroom. The results were simply amazing. Dr Korostoff, New Rochelle's Superintendent is personally overlooking and supporting its implementation.

Why So Few People Are Speaking Publicly at New Rochelle School Board Meetings

March 19, 2014 - 17:43

I have been a fairly regular attendee at school board meetings ever since I became aware of the problems in regards to recycling and waste management in the schools.

I realized that democracy is a participation sport and that board members cannot be asked to know and control everything that is going on in our 250 million dollar school enterprise.


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