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RESOURCES

FLYERS & BROCHURES
Jersey City Climate Action Planning Bulletins 1 & 2
Jersey City has partnered with the PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies (PSEG ISS) to track the City's greenhouse gas emissions and draft a plan to reduce them.
JC Plastic Bag Ban Retail Training Guide
Handling customer questions to Jersey City's plastic bag ban
Key Facts on Jersey City’s Plastic Bag Ban
More details on Jersey City's Plastic Bag Ban can be found here
Plastic Bag Ban Flyer
A city-wide ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect June 28th, 2019
Recycling Flyer
Learn about curbside recycling in Jersey City
Energy Brochure
This 2018: Year of Energy brochure has information on energy use in Jersey City and includes tips on how residents can make greener energy choices.
Stormwater Brochure
This 2017: Year of Water brochure explains stormwater issues in Jersey City and offers tips on how residents can help.
Go On A Low Carbon Diet
Learn how to reduce your CARBon footprint
ENERGY RESOURCES
New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program offers financial incentives and services for NJ residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment.
U.S. Department of Energy Saving Guide
Energy Saver is the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) consumer resource on saving energy and using renewable energy technologies at home.
EPA’s Household Carbon Footprint Calculator
The calculator estimates your footprint in three areas: home energy, transportation and waste.
PACO Weatherization Program
PACO provides weatherization and home energy assistance for various income levels.
NJ Power Switch
The Board of Public Utilities has created an entire website with helpful information, explanations, and tips about how to shop for renewable energy.
Energy Star Lighting Guide
Lighting products that have earned the ENERGY STAR certification deliver exceptional features, while using less energy.
Estimate Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use
The U.S. DOE's appliance and electronic energy use calculator allows you to estimate your annual energy use and cost to operate specific products.
WATER RESOURCES
Resilient Design Handbook
This Handy guide provides information for residents and business owners about flooding in Jersey City as well as recommendations and best practices for Green Infrastructure and Resilient Building Design Strategies.
NJ Developer’s Green Infrastructure Guide
This Guide addresses basic questions about green stormwater infrastructure: what it is, how it works, what are its costs and benefits, and why it makes good business sense.
Green Infrastructure Guidance Manual for New Jersey
This manual from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program provides clear guidance for the identification, design, and implementation of green infrastructure practices throughout NJ.
Urban Environmental Green Infrastructure Plan
Outlines recommended green infrastructure methods for different areas of Jersey City, depending on topography, soils, and location. This plan is part of several Resiliency Planning Document the City of Jersey City completed in 2017.
Adaptation Master Plan
The Adaptation Master Plan is an effort to identify implementation measures that will improve the flood resiliency of Jersey City. This plan is part of several Resiliency Planning Document the City of Jersey City completed in 2017.
Resiliency Master Plan
This document analyzes community data and storm history and determines areas of vulnerability within the City. This plan is part of several Resiliency Planning Document the City of Jersey City completed in 2017.
Jersey City Tree Canopy Assessment
A 2015 report on current tree canopy in Jersey City.
Booker T. Washington Housing Stormwater & Resiliency Master Plan
This 2015 Study looks at ways to mitigate persistent site flooding at the Booker T. Washington Housing Development and other housing affordable housing communities in Jersey City.
Sandy Recovery Plan
View the Jersey City Strategic Recovery Planning Report
EPA Consent Decree Overview
JCMUA will invest more than $52 million in repairs and upgrades to its existing infrastructure.
Technical Details About EPA Consent Decree
View the Technical Details surrounding the EPA Consent Decree
JC Green Infrastructure Feasibility Study
Jersey City Green Infrastructure Feasibility Study completed by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program in 2017
MAPS
Jersey City Sewer and Outfall  Map
Contains a diagram of all sewers in Jersey City, along with pump stations and combined sewer outfalls
Open Tree Map
Community-driven inventory of street trees in Jersey City
Environmental Resource Inventory
This 2017 report contains a comprehensive inventory of the City's environmental resources, including physical, biological, and selected cultural characteristics.
PRESS RELEASES
Jersey City Awarded $2 Million for New Electric Garbage Trucks to Improve Air Quality
Jersey City Awarded $2 Million for New Electric Garbage Trucks to Improve Air Quality, Advancing the City’s Clean Technology Initiatives
June 3, 2019
Green Advancements in Jersey City continue to serve as a Model for a more Resilient Future
Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the City Council are moving forward to electrify transportation in Jersey City and serve as a model to expand green technology to every part of the state.
April 23, 2019
Jersey City Announces Year of Sustainable Neighborhoods; Highlights collaboration with Jersey City Public Schools on Sustainability STEAM Challenge
This year, we will include events and programming designed to increase awareness, identify where sustainability can be implemented within the City’s many neighborhoods, and connect residents to community initiatives that foster sustainability on a local scale.
March 15, 2019
Mayor Steven M. Fulop Launches the Green Business Certification Program
Jersey City Encourages Local Businesses to Promote Sustainability and Help Reduce Environmental Impact
January 16, 2018
Jersey City Joins Global Pledge to Reduce Emissions
Mayor Steven M. Fulop Joins the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy; City Will Conduct Emissions Audit and Develop Plan to Reduce
March 6, 2018
June 2, 2017