Year of Sustainable Neighborhoods
T A K E     A C T I O N

Participate in #JCClimateAction2020

Stay involved in the creation of Jersey City's first-ever Climate Action Plan through surveys, meetings, social media, and more!

Compost Your Food Scraps

As of 11/23/20, the City of Jersey City has 14 food waste drop off locations and a backyard composting program

Certify Your Green Business

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

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

L E A R N

GHG Emissions Inventory

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

Municipal Tree Mapping Project

Jersey City is collaborating with local universities to accurately inventory and map our public trees

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 participated in the 2020 Sustainable STEAM Challenge by taking Climate Action using Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM)

C A L E N D A R
  1. Jersey City Environmental Commission Meeting

    December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Shade Tree Committee Meeting

    December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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T W I T T E R