Category Archives: Environment

Plant A Tree and Schedule a Home Energy Check-Up

Posted on by Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey

Earth Day To-Do List With Earth Day earlier this week, New Jersey Green Teams have been in full swing hosting green fairs and events to encourage community members to live more sustainably. With over 120 sustainability actions in the Sustainable … Continue reading

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Does Green Infrastructure Create Real Estate Value?

Posted on by Steve Nelson AICP, Local Recovery Planning Manager, New Jersey Future

As the real estate market stages a slow but steady comeback from the Great Recession, and as commercial property owners consider new investments and re-investments in buildings and land, the use of green infrastructure (rain gardens, bioswales, permeable pavement, additional … Continue reading

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Found Money

Posted on by Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director, GreenFaith

Energy Services Program Helps Nonprofits Cut Energy Use, Costs, Carbon Footprint What can a three-person team do to help a nonprofit save thousands of dollars each year? A lot, it turns out. Nonprofits that own their own facilities pay energy … Continue reading

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From Beaver Dams to Bike Lanes

Posted on by Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey

Recognizing local sustainability champions Julie Beddingfield, co-chair, Sustainable Haddonfield, building a rain barrel. “As co-chair of Sustainable Haddonfield, I like to think of myself as the air-traffic controller of the programs,” said Julie Beddingfield. “I am not the landscape architect … Continue reading

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Jersey Give-Back Guide: Celebrating the Student Conservation Association

Posted on by Dodge

It’s the final day of the 15 Days of Generating Generosity, and we are going out with a bang! The Jersey Give-Back Guide is a website designed to help you learn about some of New Jersey’s most effective nonprofits as you are … Continue reading

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