Congratulations! Newark Receives Silver Sustainable Jersey Certification
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