‘Meatless Mondays’ to be rolled out to public schools across New York
The “Meatless Mondays” scheme is going to be rolled out to public schools in New York.
The program, which sees meat-free options served once a week, was tested in 15 Brooklyn schools last year
From the next school year it will be rolled out city wide.
The announcement was made today by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
“Cutting back on meat a little will improve New Yorkers' health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions,”
“We're expanding Meatless Mondays to all public schools to keep our lunch and planet green for generations to come.”