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Winter Fest’s Zero Waste Dream

PS372 Students Reduced, Reused & Recycled and You Did Too!The PS372 community leapt closer to sustainability with the recycling effort at the first ever Green Winter Fest. Thanks to the enthusiasm, patience and open-minded attitudes, the leadership of the science teachers, a PTA water bottle ban and committed student rangers, we saw serious achievement. Real Results…

A Green Winter Fest

PS 372 Students Reuse, Reduce & Recycle --And You Can Too!

On December 18, PS 372’s main site will host a green Winter Festival. While the talented students and clubs are sure to put on a fantastic show, there will be excitement on the sidelines, too.The PTA will sell refreshments like coffee, fruit and hand-crafted baked goods.Instead of water bottles, we’ll serve ice water from coolers. (Bring your own reusable cup for water and coffee!) 

ISO Gently-Used Dresser

Introducing the Green Community Board

 

The ASD site needs a drawer set like this to store gently-used clothes.

WANTED: The ASD site needs a drawer set like this to store gently-used clothes.

 

Do you have an extra dresser at home?

It doesn’t have to be red, but it does have to be in good working order and roughly this size. We’re looking for a gently-used chest of drawers to store and organize donated clothing at the ASD site. Dimensions of this IKEA item are 42 1/2×37 3/8 “. To arrange to donate a set of drawers, send a note to green@ps372.net, please.

Teachers, staff & families…Are you looking for an upcycled item or used furniture for your classroom or your students? Send requests to the green community board via email to green@ps372pta.org . Thank you. –The Green Team

We Survived The Water Bottle Ban

Thank you to everyone who supported our first PTA event with the water bottle ban in effect. And congratulations! We made it through the evening without the assistance of crinkly plastic bottles! The PTA sold about 60 of the colorful cups, some with lemon slices, and served up more than 6 gallons of cool New York City…

Green Team Is Activated

What You Missed At The Green Team MeetingWe held our first GREEN TEAM meeting Thursday Oct 15. Working goal: Support the school’s sustainability coordinator and get the PTA in line with DOE sustainability initiatives We discussed how to execute the bottle water sale ban, the role of school sustainability coordinators, among other pressing topics. Science teacher Sarah Collins…

You’re Invited: 1st Meeting of the Green Team

Green Team Meets Thurs 10.15, After DropoffThe new Green Team will hold its first ever meeting this Thursday, October 15th, at 8:20am, in the upstairs science classroom in the rec center (aka the gym building). We will discuss new-to-PS 372 recycling incentive programs such as Terracycle Brigades Crayola Colorcycle Wrigley’s Litter Less Campaign plus how…