Greenburgh Nature Center is hosting a meeting with Emily Fano of NYC Green Schools to learn about how NYC schools are making headway with recycling and composting programs. Emily will also share information about the NWF Eco-Schools USA Program. The meeting will be at the Greenburgh Nature Center on Sunday, June 1 at 11am.
About Emily Fano: Emily is the NYC Outreach Manager for Eco-Schools USA. She is a published author and has over 20 years of professional advocacy, media, and policy experience in the non-profit sector. She is a passionate environmentalist devoted to the goal of zero waste schools and was a core team member of the 2012 District 3 Composting Pilot – a model program in eight New York City schools that reduced the volume of cafeteria garbage by 85% and became the model for a citywide expansion (see http://www.GreenSchoolsNY.com). Emily has a Master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University, and is a trained presenter with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps.