Category Archives: Sustainable Jersey

What’s Standing in Your Way?

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

Removing Green Roadblocks What’s stopping you from recycling your food waste, biking to work or conserving water? The Sustainable Jersey Small Grants program funds projects that, in many cases, remove barriers to enable environmental tipping points. Coupled with the leadership … Continue reading

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Can your organization help communities with Sandy recovery?

Posted on by Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey and Linda Weber, NJ Resiliency Network

Take the five-minute resource provider survey. More than one year after the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey municipalities still struggle with the storm’s damage and the preparation they should be doing to make their communities more resilient. New Jersey … 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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Why the Sustainability Movement is Not Dead

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

Champions and partnerships emerge in New Jersey. Some say the eco-movement is faltering just when we need it the most. Or, that due to the economy, sustainability issues are losing traction with legislators and the public. In New Jersey, we … Continue reading

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The Resiliency Network: Moving Communities Beyond Recovery

Posted on by Linda B. Weber, AICP, PP, Resiliency Network Manager, Sustainable Jersey

According to national experts, it can take 5-10 years, or more, for hard-hit communities to fully recover from disasters and develop a new sense of “normal.” With just a year after Sandy, it’s understandable, and expected, that many New Jersey … Continue reading

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