Mount Arlington is a Sustainable Jersey certified community–one of only 200 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 three (3) priority actions by completing a 1) fleet inventory 2) sustainable land use pledge and 3) prescription drug safety and disposal Sustainable Jersey is a voluntary program that requires no fee for the certification.
To get involved with Mount Arlington’ green team and sustainability initiatives, contact Carolyn Rinaldi at [email protected] To participate in Sustainable Jersey free workshops and events held across the state, visit www.SustainableJersey.com.
Sustainable Jersey is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides tools, training and financial incentives to support communities as they pursue sustainability programs. Currently, 78 percent or 441 of New Jersey’s 565 municipalities are participating in the municipal certification program and 230 school districts and 568 schools are participating in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification program.