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Statewide

Association of New Jersey Environmental Commission (Anjec)

"...a non-profit organization, helps environmental commissions, indivuduals, local and state agencies preserve natural resources and promote resources and promote sustainable communities in NJ since 1969."

RU Green-Building a more sustainable Rowan

"We're cutting emissions, trimming waste and running lean. Rowan University is going green!"

Institute for sustainable enterprise at Fairleigh Dicknson University, Madison, NJ

"The mission of the ISE is to bring people together to learn how to learn and how to develop and lead thriving, sustainable enterprises that are 'in and for the world'."

Native Plant Society of New Jersey

“a statewide non-profit organization founded for the appreciation, protection, and study of the native flora of New Jersey. We have over 450 members and put out four seasonally-inspired newsletters. We conduct nature walks, garden tours, and dispense advise on design and maintenance of native gardens and landscapes. At Cook College (Rutgers, New Brunswick), we have a native plant garden. We conduct regular plant sales, tours, and convene meetings with featured speakers.”

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

“Located at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, and affiliated with the Otto H. York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJSSI is an independent mission oriented organization that works with government, public interest groups, business leaders, scientists, and citizens from all walks of life”

New Jersey higher education partnership for sustainability (NJHEPS)

"...a consortium of 40+ higher education institutions in New Jersey, ranging in size from Princeton and Rutgers to most state universities & county colleges, as well as private institutions such as Seton Hall, Georgian Court and Stevens Institute of Technology. The partnership's mission is to promote the implementation and integration of sustainability into higher education in Nes Jersey and beyond. We sponsor seminars and conferences to share best practice and to promote sustainability in campus operations, curricula, and local communities throughout New Jersey."

New Jersey Sustainable Schools Consortium

"The NJ Sustainable Schools Consortium (NJSSC) is a prominent network of programs, research projects and leadership organizations promoting the greening of school facilities, and advancing sustainability literacy throughout the K-12 curriculum."

New Jersey Sustainable State Institute

“Located at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, and affiliated with the Otto H. York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJSSI is an independent mission oriented organization that works with government, public interest groups, business leaders, scientists, and citizens from all walks of life.”

Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI)

"An Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Research, Education and Outreach"

TCNJ (The College of New Jersey) Water Watch

"Water Watch is an environmental organization at the College of New Jersey dedicated to improving water quality in the Trenton area."

USGBC New Jersey

This organization's mission is "to be New Jersey's foremost coalition in the public and private sectors promoting the planning, design, construction, and operation/maintenance of buildings that are environmentally responsible, cost effective, productive, and healthy places to live, learn, and work."

William Patterson University Climate Action Plan

 

Local

There are many volunteer citizens and organizations in New Jersey involved in environmental and sustainability issues. In addition, new groups are forming to address these concerns.

Pompeston Creek Watershed Association

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to "promote the restoration and conservation of the natural resources of the Pompeston Creek and its watershed."

Rancocas Conservancy

"A nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to protecting the natural and historical wonders of the Rancocas Creek Watershed."

STEM (Save the Environment of Moorestown)

"Save the Environment in Moorestown (STEM) was founded in 1972 as a grass roots organization with a mission to preserve, protect, and enhance the natural environment of Moorestown for today's and future generations."

Sustainable Cherry Hill

"Sustainable Cherry Hill (SCH) is an all volunteer 501c3 non-profit community outreach and educational organization that fosters the global sustainability movement at a local level."

Sustainable New Jersey

"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 Lawrence

“Following the principles of "The Natural Step," and working with the local community, Sustainable Lawrence aims to create an 'eco-municipality' in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.”

 Transistion Network

"Transition Network's role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organise around the transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.

We have a small handful of staff - 2 full time and 6 part time people - a tatty office in Totnes and a HUGE ambition." This effort originated in the UK and is starting initiatives in the US, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey.