Three Essex County schools receive grants for greener classrooms

Three Essex County schools receive grants for greener classrooms

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Forty-two New Jersey public schools and districts selected to receive Sustainable Jersey for Schools grants funded by the New Jersey Education Association. Twelve $10,000 grants and thirty $2,000 grants were distributed to support a variety of projects including hydroponic garden towers, outdoor classrooms, school gardens, water bottle refilling stations, school wellness […]

South Orange, Belleville receive Sustainable Jersey funding

South Orange, Belleville receive Sustainable Jersey funding

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Feb. 5 that more than $50,000 was awarded to 15 New Jersey municipalities for floodplain reforestation projects. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, The Watershed Institute and Sustainable Jersey. To date, Roots for Rivers funded proposals include more […]

DeLuca and various EC towns win Sustainable Jersey awards

DeLuca and various EC towns win Sustainable Jersey awards

EWING, NJ — On Nov. 19, Sustainable Jersey announced the recipients of the 2019 Sustainable Jersey municipal awards at the annual Sustainable Jersey luncheon held during the New Jersey League of Municipality Conference in Atlantic City. Maplewood Mayor Victor DeLuca received the Mayor Art Ondish Leadership Award, and 2019 Collaboration Award was given to Glen […]

6 Essex County towns earn Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019

6 Essex County towns earn Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Nov. 12 the 82 municipalities, from 20 New Jersey counties, that achieved Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019. At 80 percent participation, Sustainable Jersey has 450 of New Jersey’s 565 municipalities engaged in the certification program. “Congratulations to all of the municipalities that have achieved certification this year,” Sustainable Jersey […]

South Orange receives grant for floodplain reforestation project

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Feb. 18 that more than $38,000 was awarded to eight New Jersey municipalities, including South Orange, for floodplain reforestation projects. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, The Watershed Institute and Sustainable Jersey. In addition to South Orange, […]

Greener To-Go hits South Orange, Maplewood and Millburn

MAPLEWOOD / MILLBURN / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — During the weekend, from Jan. 11 to 13, the Green Teams of Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange joined together for Greener To-Go, a joint initiative made possible through a grant from Sustainable Jersey and funded by the PSEG Foundation. Through Greener To-Go, three participating restaurants made a […]

$48,000 awarded to NJ Communities for floodplain reforestation projects

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced recently that more than $48,000 was awarded to seven New Jersey municipalities and one school district for floodplain reforestation projects. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy and Sustainable Jersey. The grant recipients are Bernardsville, Chatham, Fanwood, Mount Holly, […]

NJAW receives 2017 Sustainable Business Leadership Award

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey presented New Jersey American Water with the Sustainable Business Leadership Award, which recognizes companies in New Jersey that support the Sustainable Jersey mission and demonstrate a significant commitment to sustainability in New Jersey. New Jersey American Water is an excellent example of how a business can take sustainability and community […]

S. Mtn. School receives Sustainable Jersey’s bronze certification

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey for Schools recently announced that 91 schools achieved the prestigious Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2017, including the South Mountain Elementary School Annex, which achieved a bronze rating. The 91 schools, spanning k-12, come from 43 different school districts across 18 New Jersey counties. In three years, 194 schools […]

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