Division of School Facilities


As recognition of the great work being done in NYC schools by sustainability coordinators, various organizations have awarded their efforts. Vicki Sando was named a Trailblazing Teacher by the Center for Green Schools, one of only six teachers nationwide to be honored for her creativity in bringing sustainability education to the classroom. As part of the reward, Ms. Sando will receive tools to further support her mission of teaching sustainability to her students.

Daniel Steiner received the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) “Keeping it Reel” Formal Environmental Educator Award, as nominated by his Principal, Charles Gallo. The BCEQ is a non-profit dedicated to leav...

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After a year that saw tremendous growth for the city’s Sustainability Initiative, the annual Golden Apple Awards were given out to schools that showed exceptional results in recycling, reuse and clean up challenges. On hand to present the awards was DSNY Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and CEO of DSF John Shea. To read further about the great work being done in our schools, click here
Does your motivation come from a desire to serve others or serve yourself? The following article discusses the study of two different types of motivation and the intriguing findings that resulted. Click here to read.