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Sustainable Jersey Mission Statement

Sustainable Jersey strives for a better tomorrow one community at a time.  The program encompasses the three equal, interrelated components of sustainability:

  • Prosperity – support your local economy and use
    community resources
  • Planet – practice responsible environmental management and conservation
  • People – embrace social equity and fairness

The program is a consensus oriented, science based effort to align the interests and resources of actors from state and local, public and private, for the common purpose of achieving a sustainable New Jersey and world.

SUSTAINABLE JERSEY ™ is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.
Sustainable Jersey:

Identifies concrete actions that municipalities can implement to become "certified" and be considered leaders on the path to sustainable communities

Provides clear “how to” guidance and tools to enable communities to make progress on each action

Provides access to grants, and identifies existing and new funding opportunities for municipalities to make progress toward the actions 

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