Working creatively with youth towards plastic free waters and
zero-waste, climate smart communities,
teaching citizen science, civic action, media and arts!
VICTORY! NYC Bag Bill passes
for healthy oceans, rivers, soil, wildlife, food, and humans!
The New York State Plastic Bag Ban
will go into effect on March 1, 2020
With the 5-cent fee on paper bags in NYC!!
Let's get plastic straws banned in NYC! ->
NYC Foam Ban can goes into effect! ->
Be inspired by NYC youth to refuse single-use plastics
Watch "Litter Monsters" - made by 5th graders!
- Watch and share, DEAR HUMANS made 4th grade students
STYROFOAM OUT OF SCHOOLS
NY State Bans Plastic Bags!
citizen science, civic action, media and arts
for plastic free waters and a zero waste future
Zero Waste Cafeterias
Arts, Media and Civic Action
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In the News
“I’ve learned a lot of things, not just the cycle of Styrofoam and plastics,” Dalencour told the RHSR. “I’ve also learned how to communicate with my peers better; I was kind of quiet, but it gave me a way to open up.” (read more ->)
WNCY.org, April 23, 2018
Cafeteria Rangers Are Learning How to Reduce School Waste
Cafeteria Rangers from PS 188 the Island School spoke with WNYC report Shumita Basu for Earth Day! WNYC.org - Morning Edition
"I like it because we're helping the universe and we're being responsible."
Mayor invites Cafeteria Culture and students from our PS 15 program to kick-off NYC Styrofoam Ban!
Fifth grade students from PS 15 Patrick F Daly testified at a New York City Council hearing on wastewater treatment.
Watch: Kids Exercise Democracy! 5th graders testify at City Hall on plastic litter and wastewater
PS 15 Patrick F Daly 5th graders spoke at the at the US EPA Region 2 offices as panelists for the Plastic Free Waters Partnership meeting, speaking to a packed full room of 74 attendees (March, 2018)
Cafeteria Culture at the
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