Sustainable Jersey

Mount Arlington is a Sustainable Jersey certified community–one of only 125 in the state.  Mount Arlington achieved Sustainable Jersey certification at the bronze level.  Certified towns are an outstanding group of municipalities that are making important contributions toward the long-term goal of a sustainable New Jersey and world.

To become Sustainable Jersey certified, Mount Arlington had to complete a balance of the rigorous program’s sustainability actions.  In addition, Mount Arlington created a Green Team and did 2 priority actions by completing a sustainable land use pledge and a fleet inventory. Sustainable Jersey is a voluntary program that requires no fee for the certification.

To get involved with Mount Arlington’s Green Team and sustainability initiatives, contact Councilman Andrew Cangiano (macangiano@optonline.net).  To participate in Sustainable Jersey free workshops and events held across the state, visit  www.SustainableJersey.com.

Sustained Applause!

Did you know that Mount Arlington is one of only 125 New Jersey towns that are Sustainable Jersey certified?  Mount Arlington achieved Sustainable Jersey certification at the bronze level in program year 2012.

Across New Jersey, hundreds of towns are now working on sustainability programs to help the environment and their bottom lines.  Efforts to curb carbon emissions, protect natural resources and reduce waste are happening at the local level.  Through the voluntary program, communities are implementing solar power and wind turbine projects, rain capture and reuse efforts, new walking and biking programs, building and operating community food gardens, launching community outreach programs on recycling and energy, and dozens of other initiatives.

To become Sustainable Jersey certified, Mount Arlington had to complete a balance of the rigorous program sustainability actions.  In addition, Mount Arlington created a Green Team and did 2 priority actions by completing an sustainable land use pledge and a fleet inventory.

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