Annual Award Recipients

Sustainable Jersey presents its Annual Awards at the Sustainable Jersey Luncheon held during the New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. 

The 2023 Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon was held on November 14. View the Annual Luncheon Program Book here.


2023 Certified Municipalities & Gold Star Recipient

Review the list of municipalities that achieved certification and Gold Star recognition in 2023

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Sustainability Champions

This award recognizes municipalities that have scored the most points in the Sustainable Jersey certification program in three population categories.

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Creativity & Innovation Award

This award recognizes forward-thinking municipalities that support a culture of creativity and innovation as they implement new approaches to solving problems.

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Green Team Collaboration Award

This award recognizes green teams that have advanced sustainability by building strong partnerships.

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Rookie of the Year Award

This award recognizes a newly certified municipality that effectively leveraged a wide range of resources to achieve success.

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Mayor Art Ondish Leadership Award

This award recognizes the leader of a Sustainable Jersey certified community who has provided ideas, policy support, and resources to enable the green team to achieve success at the local level and contribute to the statewide movement.

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Sustainable Business Leadership Award

This award recognizes New Jersey companies that demonstrate a significant commitment to the core sustainability principles of people, planet, and prosperity.

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