Sustainable Jersey Upcoming Events

Sustainable Jersey and its program partners regularly host trainings and events that support progress toward Sustainable Jersey certification.  You can also post FREE events that are open to the general public that would be of interest to the Sustainable Jersey community by clicking on "Add Event" at right.  This link will only appear if you are logged into the website.  Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.

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Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

October 16, 2019 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

One Newark Center – 17th Floor Newark, NJ 07102

October 24, 2019 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

New Jersey Highlands Council

100 North Road Chester, NJ 07930

January 09, 2020 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Rowan College of South Jersey - Cumberland

The George P. Luciano Family Center for Public Service - Forum Room 3322 College Drive Vineland, NJ 08360

REGISTER - for October 16, 2019 in Newark, NJ

FULL -  October 24, 2019 in Chester, NJ - Accepting Names for the Waiting List                            Email Maureen Jones at jonesm@tcnj.edu. Include your name, organization, email and phone number. 

REGISTER - for January 9, 2020 in Vineland, NJ

This FREE full-day training features an overview of complete streets and the many resources available to assist municipal elected officials, administrators, engineers, planners and others in advancing complete streets initiatives. It will be offered on three different dates in three different locations.   

This training is a collaborative effort by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Sustainable Jersey, the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University, and the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Attendees qualify for New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Continuing Competency credits (CPC’s) and AICP Certification Maintenance (CM) – self-reporting credits through Rutgers University. For more information click here.  

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events, Trainings & Hub Events

Planning Solar to Serve the Whole Community Webinar

October 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Online

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Taking action on energy has high rewards, saving money and reducing the carbon footprint of your community; but, it can be hard to know where to start.  This webinar will focus on the Make Your Town Solar Friendly, Community Led Solar Actions.  Additionally, this webinar will feature case studies from towns which have employed innovative and successful strategies to help all the residents of the town take advantage of the benefits of solar, including the New Jersey community solar pilot.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events, Trainings & Hub Events

Put Plastic in its Place: Building a Sustainable Future series

October 28, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

American Water Corporate Headquarters

1 Water Street, Camden NJ 08102

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The Tri-County Sustainability Alliance will host this free event which will focus on plastic issues and solutions in New Jersey communities. The event will include speakers with up-to-date information, networking and resource tables with local organizations. Session topics include the current state of recycling, coaching sustainable communities, local success stories, and a resource fair featuring vendors that can aid your municipality in earning points toward your Sustainable Jersey certification.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events, Trainings & Hub Events

Community Revitalization through Brownfields Webinar

October 29, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Online

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This webinar will explain how New Jersey municipalities and green teams can earn Sustainable Jersey points by taking steps to redevelop underutilized and potentially contaminated properties. These properties, also known as “brownfields” can be repurposed for community health, safety and economic revitalization. Speakers will offer insights and provide a redevelopment roadmap that parallels the four Brownfield Actions: Inventory and Prioritization; Marketing; Reuse Planning; and this fall’s addition, Assessment/Investigation. Speakers Include: Jean Hamerman, Deputy Director, The Creative Center for Land Recycling; Bill Lindner, Manager, Office of Brownfield Reuse, Site Remediation and Waste Management Program, NJDEP; Leah Yasenchak, Principal, BRS, Inc.; JR Capasso, Brownfields Coordinator, Division of Economic Development, Department of Housing & Economic Development, Trenton City.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events, Trainings & Hub Events

Funding and Incentives from New Jersey's Clean Energy Program Webinar

November 06, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Online

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New Jersey's Clean Energy Program offers a variety of incentives for energy projects, including enhanced incentives for Urban Enterprise Zones, Opportunity Zones, schools and local governments.  Join us for this webinar for an overview of the Sustainable Jersey and Sustainable Jersey for Schools energy efficiency actions, a review of  the available incentives, and New Jersey's Clean Energy Program updates.  Case studies of successful implementation of energy efficiency actions, including details of cost and energy savings, will be included in the webinar.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events, Trainings & Hub Events

How Energy Savings Improvement Plans Fund Energy Upgrades (ESIP) Webinar

November 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Online

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For schools and municipalities looking to take a comprehensive approach to energy upgrades, Energy Savings Improvement Plans (ESIPs) can be an important financing tool.  Many schools, municipalities, and other eligible entities have benefited from the ESIP program.  This webinar reviews how an ESIP can enable school districts and municipalities to upgrade equipment and reduce their carbon footprint by using the energy savings from the upgrades to finance the project.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events, Trainings & Hub Events

2019 Fundamentals for Effective Environmental Commissions

October 26, 2019 - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm

BellWorks, 1st floor

101 Crawfords Corner Rd. Holmdel, NJ

REGISTER - Non-member fee applies

Join ANJEC staff and other experts for a full morning of training. Learn how to be an effective member of a municipal environmental commission. To register email info@anjec.org or call 973-539-7547

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Maywood Green Fair

November 02, 2019 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Maywood Public Library

459 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, NJ 07607

The Maywood Green Team will host it's Green Fair on November 2 from 9am - 1pm and feature a free shredding event, used sneaker collection and soft plastic collection. Click here for more information or contact Tara Grunstra at tgrunstra@maywoodboro.org with any questions. 

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Water Matters: What Goes into the Ground... Comes ou of the Faucet

November 14, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Pittsgrove Town Hall

989 Centerton Road, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318

REGISTER - Non member fee applies

Learn how you can make a difference in protecting clean water right in your own backyard. Topics such as the importance of septic maintenance, benefits of planting rain gardens as well as the advantages of using native plants will be discussed. This workshop is recommended for Environmental Commission members, residents, business owners, township officials, planners, green team and open space committee members.  To register email info@anjec.org or call 973-539-7547.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Health Impact Assessment: Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making Training

October 18, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Cook Student Center, Multipurpose Room C

59 Biel Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

REGISTER - Fee applies

The Planning Healthy Communities Initiative staff at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment (HIA) as a tool to promote community health and equity in planning processes and decision- making. Participants engage in group exercises related to HIA steps, discuss opportunities and challenges to integrating health into planning and policy processes, and learn about new statewide collaborative initiatives and emerging tools to build capacity for health advancement in planning, and to support health in all policies. This training meets the requirements of Sustainable Jersey's Health in All Policies Professional Development action, addition to Rutgers CEUs and professional license CEUs.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

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