WESTCHESTER, NY -- Recently, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education announced the national winners and finalists of the sixth annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the nation’s premier national environmental sustainability challenge that provides K-12 students with the tools and inspiration to improve their schools, communities and world.Read more
I provided the Administration today with this article that outlines how the largest school districts in the country have gotten together to create a united buying power to benefit schools.Read more
If you also feel that Polystyrene (commonly known as Styrofoam) trays are bad for the environment, bad for the health of our children and bad for our bottom line, and you would like them gone from New Rochelle's lunchrooms, please let your Board of Education President and our Interim Superintendent know.Read more
I wanted to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to Dr Korostoff.Read more
NY City Council passed yesterday the 1060A Bill, which bans certain Expanded PolyStyrene products from use by January 2015. These EPS products include single use food Styrofoam as in school trays and such. WHOHOOOO. This is a major victory of our children's health versus the mighty Plastic Industry!Read more
Applause to the City! (and I mean it!)
I came home yesterday to a robo call message from our Mayor where he is reminding everybody about the great advantages of the Love'em and Leave 'em program.
This program is about letting nature be nature. Instead of treating leaves and grass cuttings as garbage by carting them off, mulch them and keep the nutrients right in your own lawn.Read more