Every Boston Public Schools student will attend a healthy and sustainable school.
2. Zero Waste
3. Healthy School Environment
4. Outdoor Classrooms
5. Climate & Energy
Late 1980s: Paper recycling program begins within BPS.
1995-2013: Boston Schoolyard Initiative transformed 88 asphalt parking lots into beautiful schoolyards and 32 outdoor classrooms with vegetable gardens and hands-on nature elements for learning and safe, healthy play.
2000: BPS recycling center at opened with polystyrene & cardboard recycling equipment.
2009: BPS Recycling Committee founded.
2011- 2016: BPS was one of two districts in the U.S. to be chosen to host a Center for Green Schools UTC Fellow from the U.S. Green Building Council. Phoebe Beierle served as the UTC Fellow from 2011-2013 and the BPS Sustainability Manager from 2014-2016.
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