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SUSTAINABLE JERSEY ™ is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.

Sustainable Jersey:

  • Identifies concrete actions that municipalities can implement to become "certified" and be considered leaders on the path to a sustainable community - click here for list (pdf)
  • Provides clear "how to" guidance and tools to enable communities to make progress on each action
  • Provides access to grants, and identifies existing and new funding opportunities for municipalities to make progress toward the actions
  • Encompasses the 3 equal, interrelated components of sustainability:
    • Prosperity-support your local economy and use community resources
    • Planet-practice responsible environmental management and conservation
    • People-embrace social equity and fairness

More information at: www.sustainablejersey.com



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