Year of Rethinking Food Waste
T A K E     A C T I O N

Reduce your food waste

Did you know that 40% of the food produced in the U.S. ends up tossed in the garbage? Find out ways you can help reduce food waste.

Recycle Right

Are you recycling correctly? We have a great flyer and an app to help you out

Compost Your Food Scraps

Looking to compost your residential food scraps? The City of Jersey City has multiple food waste drop-off locations and a backyard composting program!

Climate Action

Read Jersey City's first-ever Climate & Energy Action Plan

Certify Your Green Business

Earn points for green practices like energy efficiency, composting, bike racks and donating to local causes

L E A R N

Municipal Tree Mapping Project

Jersey City is working with professional tree firms and local university partners to accurately inventory and map our public trees

GHG Emissions Inventory

Jersey City's first community-wide inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Resilient Design Handbook

Basic information on flooding, with recommendations and best practices for green infrastructure and resilient building design strategies

Jersey City's Bag Ban

A city-wide ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect June 28th, 2019

The JC Public Schools Sustainability STEAM Challenge

Students across the school district became local environmental ambassadors for the 2020-2021 Sustainable STEAM Challenge and found sustainability solutions using Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM)

C A L E N D A R
  1. Shade Tree Committee Meeting

    November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Jersey City Environmental Commission: Virtual Meeting

    November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Jersey City Environmental Commission: Virtual Meeting

    December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Shade Tree Committee Meeting

    December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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