Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Recycling at Your Schools

For those of you who are trying to inspire the next generation of stewards, NYC Wasteless will help you with the waste and recycling part. Click here to find lots of great resources including lessons for the classroom. Speaking of ways teachers can learn more about greening their schools, CUE is hosting an event this thursday afterschool on that very subject. Here are the details:

Join CUE's crash course on greening your school from the issues you’ll encounter installing a green roof, to creative ways of incorporating sustainability themes into the classroom. Join local experts to discuss easy to implement projects, ways of getting environmental projects funded, opportunities for nonprofit partnerships, and what has (and hasn’t) worked in local schools.

Panelists Include:
Alive Structures
United Federation of Teachers, Green Committee - a great group for teachers to join!
Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

The details:
Where: Center for the Urban Environment 168 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (btw 2nd and 3rd Aves) 718-788-8500

When: Tomorrow, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

How: Train: Take F train to 4th Avenue or R train to 9th Street. Walk over 2 blocks north to 7th Street and 1st Avenue west to 3rd Avenue. $10 Suggested Donation

On-site recycling: CFL lightbulbs, cell phones, and alkaline batteries.
Limited Seating. REGISTER NOW!

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