Students Learn Valuable Lessons About Environment In Mamaroneck


Mamaroneck is the first public school in Westchester County to use the Rocket, an industrial size composter. All cafeteria food waste at Hommocks Middle School  is now turned into compost for the school garden and greenhouse. The composter removes roughly 77 pounds of food scraps from the waste stream per day, an estimated 3 tons per year. Mamaroneck school Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaps said they’re reducing waste, saving tax money and teaching children about the environment.

Students Learn Valuable Lessons About Environment In Mamaroneck


Mamaroneck is the first public school in Westchester County to use the Rocket, an industrial size composter. All cafeteria food waste at Hommocks Middle School  is now turned into compost for the school garden and greenhouse. The composter removes roughly 77 pounds of food scraps from the waste stream per day, an estimated 3 tons per year. Mamaroneck school Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaps said they’re reducing waste, saving tax money and teaching children about the environment.