Actions & Certification

Actions & Certification

Sustainable Jersey certification is a prestigious designation for municipal governments in New Jersey. Municipalities that achieve the certification are considered by their peers, by state government and by the experts and civic organizations in New Jersey, to be among the leading municipalities.  All actions taken by municipalities to score points toward certification must be accompanied by documentary evidence and is reviewed. The certification is free and completely voluntary.  The Gold Star Standard is a NEW level of recognition for silver certified communities.

Why Get Certified?

Don’t be left behind, with nearly 400 towns registered, it is time to find out about the program benefits.

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Getting Started

To begin the process you must register and pass a municipal resolution.

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Actions

Review our menu of sustainable actions that municipalities choose from in order to achieve the certification.

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Certification Overview

Get the program guidelines and the latest updates.

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Green Team Resources and Presentations

Search the full list of Green Team resources including documents, presentations and webinars.

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NEW! Gold Star Standards

View the new Gold Star Standards in Energy and Waste – A new level of recognition for silver certified communities.

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