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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Main Street New Jersey Regional Workshops

April 23, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


South Park and Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

April 24, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Grant Plaza

619 East Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360

April 25, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Two River Theater

21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701

REGISTER- for Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Montclair, NJ

REGISTER- for Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Vineland, NJ

REGISTER- for Thursday, April 25, Red Bank, NJ

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and National Main Street Center (NMSC) will hold workshops to learn about the Main Street New Jersey program.  The workshops will provide training and show participants how to identify community-informed and market-driven strategies that can direct and strengthen revitalization efforts.  This training supports Sustainable Jersey's suite of Local Economies actionsThree regional workshops will be held April 23-25. For more information, and to register, visit the website.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

Island Heights Earth Day Celebration

April 27, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Wanamaker Complex

1 Wanamaker Complex, Island Heights, NJ 08732

The town of Island Heights will be celebrating Earth Day on April 27, from 10:00 to 2:00 pm. Volunteers will take part in various events to demonstrate support of environmental protection. Such events include: a town-wide cleanup, bioswale maintenance, alkaline battery and styrofoam collection. In addition, information tables will be available on topics relating to green living and ways to save the environment.    

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Westfield's Earth Day Fair

May 04, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Westfield Train Station

South Avenue, Westfield, NJ

Please join the Westfield Green Team in celebrating Earth Day this year on May 4th. The Earth Day Fair features more than 10 activities and educational exhibits on sustainability, including a Green Vendor Fair where attendees can meet a variety of organizations and companies that offer solutions to help each of us live more "green." Click here for more information. 

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Montgomery Township 14th Annual Earth Day Fair

May 05, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Skillman Park

100 Main Boulevard, Skillman NJ 08558

REGISTER - for Run with Rotary event

Montgomery Township Environmental Commission and Sustainable Montgomery will hold the 14th Annual Earth Day Fair on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 12pm-3pm. This year’s free Earth Day Fair will be held in conjunction with the Montgomery / Rocky Hill Rotary Club and occur after the "Run with Rotary" that morning. In addition to providing many recycling opportunities, this year's fair will bring back family entertainment and environmental information tables.  Click here for a full list of recyclables. 

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Ninth Annual Edison Earth Day Celebration

May 05, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Papaianni Park

100 Municipal Boulevard, Edison, NJ 08817

The Ninth Annual Edison Earth Day Celebration will be co-presented by the Township of Edison, Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT), Edison Clean Communities Program (ECCP) and Edison Township Environmental Commission (ETEC). This no cost, annual, outdoor, family-friendly, sustainable event will be staged at Papaianni Park. Participants are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable foods for the Hands of Hope and the Community Food Pantry. For more information please contact Chris Mazauskas at cmazauskas@ 

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

New Jersey WasteWise Business Network Meeting

May 09, 2019 - 9:30 am to 12:15 pm

New Jersey Forensic Science Technology Center Auditorium

1200 Negron Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08691

REGISTER - RSVP to Steve Rinaldi at

The next meeting of the New Jersey WasteWise Business Network will be on Thursday, May 9.  The meeting will cover topics including toy donation and reuse, organics recycling technology, recycling markets, closed loop partners, and the ABCs of plastics recycling. Individuals who are certified recycling professionals will earn 2.5 recertification credits for attending.

Event Type: Networking
Event Category: Other Events

Green Infrastructure Municipal Workshop

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

Evesham Library

984 Tuckerton Road, Evesham Township, NJ 08053


New Jersey Future and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance are hosting this free workshop to share information about the Sustainable Jersey green infrastructure actions (Green Infrastructure Planning and Green Infrastructure Implementation) and other resources to help towns implement and sustain green infrastructure to improve a community's water.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

ArtsTank Competition & Creative Placemaking Conference

May 29, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:45 pm

Noyes Art Garage

2200 Fairmount Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

REGISTER - fee applies

This South Jersey Cultural Alliance event will feature a morning presentation on Financing Creative Placemaking, a networking lunch, ArtsTank competition, and mural tour of Atlantic City.  The ArtsTank competition is a fun opportunity to learn about creative placemaking, how to fund it, best practices, and how it can be an investment spark in your town.  Thirty South Jersey municipalities submitted letters of intent to create proposals using arts, history, and/or culture to engage their communities in addressing a local challenge.  Five finalists will present to a panel of creative placemaking expert "sharks."  Attendees will learn best practices, how to address the needs of all involved, and how to fund your project and receive points in Sustainable Jersey's  Arts & Culture suite of actions.  For more information, visit the website.  

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

Burlington County's Annual Earth Fair

June 09, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Historic Smithville Park

803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton, NJ 08060

Burlington County's Annual Earth Fair returns to Historic Smithville Park. This family event focuses on ways to protect and enjoy our environment. There will be "green" vendors, artists, crafters, activity providers and performers that have an earth-friendly theme, entertainment for all ages, and kids’ activities with an environmental twist. Be sure to check out the art exhibits in the Worker’s House & Gallery and the Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery as well. 

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

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