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 […]

WOEC promotes use of online marketplace for solar panels

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Environmental Commission will soon start promoting an online marketplace in which residents can obtain free cost estimates on solar panels from approximately 450 different contractors. WOEC Chairman Mike Brick said his group will soon start working with EnergySage to create a website specifically for West Orange, which the […]

West Orange community celebrates Arbor Day at Gregory School

West Orange community celebrates Arbor Day at Gregory School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township came together with Gregory Elementary School on April 28 to plant a Japanese lilac tree and celebrate Arbor Day. Mayor Robert Parisi, Assistant Director of Public Works Nick Salese, township forester John Linson and Councilwoman Susan McCartney joined with Gregory Elementary School Principal Michelle Thompson to acknowledge the […]

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