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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Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting

October 24, 2017 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sussex County Public Safety Training Academy

114 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ 07860

REGISTER - RSVP to Reenee Casapulla at or 973-579-6998 ext. 107


The next meeting of the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority will include a presentations on the Sustainable Jersey's waste management actions and the new Gold Star Standard in Waste, recycling and solid waste enforcement, and an NJDEP informational session and much more.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

The Shore of the Future Symposium

October 17, 2017 - 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

The War Memorial

1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ 08608


New Jersey Future will host this half day symposium on what a regional response to climate change and the risks associated with sea level rise along the Jersey Shore might look like.  This symposium builds on the round-table discussion during New Jersey Future's 2017 Redevelopment Forum.  For more information visit their website.

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

Exploring Ecological Solutions for Coastal Community Hazards

October 30, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Atlantic City Utilities Authority

6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

October 31, 2017 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Atlantic County Library System

201 15th Street South, Brigantine, NJ 08203

December 12, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Rutgers Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis

14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08904


This Worskhop Series is hosted by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Barnegat Bay Partnership, and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and is designed for municipal officials, engineers, contractors, and anyone who is interested in or works on ecological projects, such as living shorelines or stormwater management. Hear from experts in the region and learn about design, permitting, monitoring and planning ecological projects. There is no cost to attend the workshops and lunch is provided. 

Workshop 1: October 30, 2017 -  Egg Harbor Township

Introduction to Ecological Solutions for Coastal Community Hazards

This workshop compares nature based infrastructure and traditional techniques,explains coastal flooding applications, joint permitting process and Partnership in Action.

Workshop 2: October 31, 2017 -  Brigantine

Managing and Monitoring Ecological Projects: Is Your Project Meeting Its Goals?

Teaches how to identify goals, setting targets, and Monitoring for Success.

Workshop 3:  December 12, 2017 - New BrunswicK

Technical Planning for Ecological Projects

Learn tools for project planning, assessing specific project needs using technological resources, and participate in an open Q&A discussion with experts sharing advice about obstacles, lessons learned, and successes.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

Heath Impact Assessment: Incorporating Health Into Community Planning and Decision-Making

November 01, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Rutgers State Operator Training Center

18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Whether you work in land use, energy, law, housing, transportation, public health or finance, you and your next project or policy can have a major impact on community health. This seminar will focus on health impact assessment (HIA) as a tool to promote community health and equity in planning processes and decision-making. Participants will 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.

A municipality can earn 10 points towards Sustainable Jersey certification for the Health In All Policies Professional Development action if three individuals, including at least one staff or appointed official from the planning board, the governing body and local health department attends this training.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

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