Category Archives: Sustainable Jersey

3 New Jersey Towns, One Goal: Sustainability

Posted on by Randall Solomon, Co-Director, Sustainable Jersey

  Five years ago, I traveled to Atlantic City for the inaugural Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon. We honored the first 34 towns and special award winners that achieved certification and excelled in the Sustainable Jersey program. These municipalities were forward-thinking, … Continue reading

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Sustainability Gets Schooled: New Sustainable Jersey Program Launches

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

When asking a classroom full of first graders what the term sustainability means, I especially liked the answer I got from a thoughtful 6-year-old: “Sustainability is like not just keeping my own desk neat, but keeping the whole school nice … Continue reading

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How to take action after the Climate March

Posted on by By Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey Co-Director

This past Sunday in New York City, over 300,000 people took to the streets to stand up for climate change action at “the biggest climate march in history.” As many people are feeling the post-march glow, it’s the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Introducing Clean Ocean Action’s Blue Star Program

Posted on by By Cara Muscio, Clean Ocean Action

A new program aimed at protecting one of New Jersey’s most valuable resources — clean water — will launch this week. Municipal leaders and experts from across the state will join Clean Ocean Action on Thursday, Sept. 18 at Richard Stockton … Continue reading

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Sustainable Jersey Creates Community Information and Citizen Engagement Initiative

Posted on by Lauren Skowronski, Sustainable Jersey Program Director for Community Engagement

When you think of a sustainable community, what do you see? Visions of wind turbines, solar fields and healthy open spaces are likely to come to mind. If you delve deeper, you might envision fresh vegetables grown from local farmers … Continue reading

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