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.
March 07, 2020 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Conference Center, Mercer County Community College1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550
REGISTER - fee applies
The New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition's annual Summit is a statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials, and other township leaders, transportation and urban planners, and others who are interested in making New Jersey a better place to live. Attendees will learn about the latest information on federal legal and policy issues affecting communities, provide information on various public funding sources, and give ample opportunity to network, identify and develop mutually beneficial relationships that can help communities become more bike and pedestrian friendly, and more livable. These workshops support Sustainable Jersey’s Land Use & Transportation suite of actions. For more information, visit the website.
March 13, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Duke Farms1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
REGISTER - Fee Applies
Green Infrastructure Champions are key players in implementing green infrastructure as a stormwater management approach town by town. Through this program, offered by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program, participants can attend one or more of the ten low-cost classes from January to May to learn how to identify green infrastructure locations, perform installations and maintenance, and more. A session, "Green Infrastructure Planning and Implementation for Sustainable Jersey Points," will be held on March 13 to discuss planning as well as implementation activities that can be completed to obtain Sustainable Jersey points for the Green Infrastructure Planning and Green Infrastructure Implementation actions. For more information, including all training topics, days, and times, visit the website.
May 07, 2020 - 9:30 am to 12:15 pm1200 Negron Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08691
REGISTER - RSVP to Steve Rinaldi at Steven.Rinaldi@dep.nj.gov
The New Jersey WasteWise Business Network is a free educational program designed to help businesses, local governments and other organizations learn how waste reduction, recycling and recycled product procurement help the environment and their bottom line. The next meeting will cover the following topics: New Legacy Book’s book bin fundraising and repurposing program, Long Beach Township’s Oyster Shell Recycling Partnership, putting used bikes and sewing machines to good use, an update on the worldwide paper and plastics recycling markets, and a case study of Merk & Company’s waste reduction and recycling initiatives.