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The City of Newark is one of 55 towns that has obtained Silver level Sustainable Jersey certification. To become Sustainable Jersey certified at the silver-level, The City of Newark submitted documentation to show it had completed a balance of the required sustainability actions, meeting a minimum of 350 action points. 


In addition to reaching 350 points, each community had to create a green team and select at least three out of twelve priority action options. The City of Newark did three of the twelve priority actions by completing:

1) Energy Efficiency for Municipal Facilities

2) Sustainability & Climate Planning; Municipal Carbon Footprint

3) Waste Management; Recycling and Waste Reduction Education and Compliance