Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Sustainable Jersey Listening Session

Three listening sessions will be held this Fall and for participants to share thoughts on what the next ten years might look like for New Jersey and the Sustainable Jersey program. These sessions will help envision the critical issues facing municipalities that Sustainable Jersey might tackle, how the program may better support the work being done on the ground, and more. If you cannot attend one of the three events below, there will be an opportunity to share ideas online. For more information visit our website.

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Sep
12
1:00 PM13:00

New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities Energy Master Plan Stakeholder Meetings #5 and #6

  • Black Box Theater, Kroc Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities released its draft Energy Master Plan last month and has scheduled six stakeholder meetings on three days over the coming months.

Stakeholder meetings 5 & 6: Thursday, September 12 from 1 pm to 4 pm and 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Black Box Theater at the Kroc Center (1865 Harrison Way, Camden, NJ).

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Sep
13
9:00 AM09:00

Sustainable Jersey Listening Session

  • TCNJ, Business Building Student Lounge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Three listening sessions will be held this Fall and for participants to share thoughts on what the next ten years might look like for New Jersey and the Sustainable Jersey program. These sessions will help envision the critical issues facing municipalities that Sustainable Jersey might tackle, how the program may better support the work being done on the ground, and more. If you cannot attend one of the three events below, there will be an opportunity to share ideas online. For more information visit our website.

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Sep
16
to Sep 18

Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown

  • Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Project Drawdown is partnering with Penn State to hold the first international conference on Drawdown — Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown.

Join the world’s foremost scientific experts in a critical discussion about the most innovative and promising climate change solutions and upcoming research.

This conference aims to connect international partners and research institutions. The three-day conference will focus on analysis and peer review of the portfolio of over 100 individual solutions, discuss synergies and interactions among sectors and evaluate implementation pathways including successful examples from around the world.

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Sep
17
9:00 AM09:00

Together North Jersey Forum: Spotlight on Healthy Communities

This bi-annual forum will feature a panel session on diverse policies and strategies to create healthier communities. Experts on placemaking, age-friendly communities, and resiliency will discuss holistic and interdisciplinary approaches for improving community-wide health outcomes. 

The panel will also include a discussion of the recent Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report, Building a Culture of Health, that calls for a diverse range of policies, such as increasing healthy food access, expanding early childhood learning, and ensuring transportation system accessibility for all users.

More details available here.

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Sep
25
4:30 PM16:30

Environmental Humanities Colloquium: “Once Upon a Tomorrow”


Science journalist Meera Subramanian, the 2019 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities in the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), will present, “Once Upon a Tomorrow,” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in East Pyne, Room 111. Subramanian challenges us to step into other people’s lives — and the narratives that shape them — during this pivotal time for humanity and the planet. From farmers in north India to fly fishermen in Montana, individual stories and perspectives may be more important than ever as nearly 8 billion humans struggle to share one planet.

The Environmental Humanities Colloquium aims to build an intellectual community of Princeton scholars and graduate students from all backgrounds whose work is animated by — or intersects with — issues central to the environmental humanities. The Fall 2019 colloquium is organized and hosted by Rob Nixon, the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professor in Humanities and the Environment and professor of English and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and Anne McClintock, the A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies and PEI associated faculty.

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Sep
27
8:00 AM08:00

ANJEE Autumn Outdoor Conference

For more than three decades, ANJEE has organized one of the leading annual conferences for environmental education professionals in New Jersey, designed to promote innovation, networking, learning, and dissemination of best practices. This fall we are excited to present our second annual Autumn Conference: a day full of programs for educators at Duke Farms, a model of environmental stewardship that inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land.

All outdoors. Zero PowerPoint. Maximum inspiration.
We will feature a variety of outdoor sessions designed to educate and inspire.
Register TODAY!

Current ANJEE members receive 15% off all ticket types; become a member today!

The Alliance for NJ Environmental Education (ANJEE) is excited to present a day full of programs for educators at historic Duke Farms, a model for environmental stewardship and a more sustainable future.

Our autumn event will feature a variety of outdoor sessions designed to educate and inspire.

  • Explore natural history with local experts in birding, animal tracking, plant ID and more.

  • Learn trade secrets from experienced outdoor teachers who will share their methods and techniques.

  • Exciting pre and post event sessions are available for early risers and night owls.

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Oct
1
9:00 AM09:00

Organic Waste Management Summit

The New Jersey Composting Council hosts keynote presenter author and inventor Rod Tyler for our Organics Waste Management hosted in conjuction with Rutgers University at their EcoComplex in Burlington NJ.

DON'T MISS OUT ON THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!

Speakers:
Rod Tyler: CEO, Author and Inventor of Compost SiltSoxx
Matthew Karmel - Environmental Attorney, Riker Danzig
Ryan Cerrato - Director, Product Marketing, WeCare Denali
Dr. Joseph Heckman, Soil Scientist, Rutgers University 
Dr. Serpil Guran, Director, Rutgers University EcoComplex
Greg McCarron, Vice President, SCS Engineering, 
Brett Hoyt, Vice President North American Sales, Sustainable Generation
Dr. Nick Smith-Sebasto, Founder and Chairman FOR Solutions
Matt de la Houssaye, Director, Sustainable Cities, Global Green USA
Charles Nouhan, Sustainability & Waste Management Specialist, EcoRich
Rhodes Yepsen, Executive Director, Biodegradeble Products Institute

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Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Forestry Festival

  • NJ FOREST SERVICE NURSERY AND FOREST RESOURCE EDUCATION CENTER (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The New Jersey Forest Service will hold its 25th Anniversary Fall Forestry Festival on October 5.  The event will feature many programs, activities and demonstrations, including information on endangered and non-game animals of New Jersey, forest pest invaders, rare species and land conservation, and much more.  For more information, click here.

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Oct
16
to Oct 17

Delaware River Watershed Forum

  • Renaissance Allentown Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Delaware River Watershed Forum is a two-day conference that brings together organizations and individuals spanning the four watershed states of Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The Forum has previously focused on topics such as water quality, agriculture, community engagement, conservation, and equity.

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Oct
23
6:00 AM06:00

Imagine a Day Without Water

This day of collective action asks Americans and our elected leaders to think about our often-overlooked water systems. The goal of the day is to bring stakeholders together to raise awareness about the value of water and the need to invest in water infrastructure, so no communities have to imagine—or live—a day without water again.

http://imagineadaywithoutwater.org/

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Oct
24
to Oct 25

Princeton Environmental Forum — Registration Opens Sept. 3!

The two-day Princeton Environmental Forum will feature Princeton faculty and alumni environmental leaders addressing urgent environmental issues for the 21st century beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

Registration opens Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Visit the Princeton Environmental Forum website to register and for more information and an updated event schedule. The Princeton Environmental Forum coincides with the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Princeton Environmental Institute.

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Oct
29
11:00 AM11:00

Community Revitalization through Brownfields Webinar

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This webinar will familiarize municipalities and green teams on the Sustainable Jersey brownfields actions and provide information on the beneficial reuse of blighted or abandoned properties that are potentially contaminated. These properties, also known as "brownfields" can be repurposed for community health and safety and economic revitalization. Repurposing a brownfield site takes advantage of existing infrastructure and transit and reduces pressure on undeveloped or "greenfields" properties. A redevelopment roadmap will be provided that parallels the three brownfield actions: Inventory and Prioritization; Marketing; and Reuse Planning. Presenters include:  Jean Hamerman, Deputy Director, The Creative Center for Land Recycling; Bill Lindner, Manager, Office of Brownfield Reuse, Site Remediation and Waste Management Program, NJDEP; Leah Yasenchak, Principal, BRS, Inc.; and JR Capasso, Brownfields Coordinator, Division of Economic Development, Department of Housing & Economic Development, Trenton City. 

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Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

Ditching Disposables Forum

The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) will hold a regional plastics forum aimed to inspire local action through policy and stewardship to reduce single-use plastic consumption and pollution in the Delaware River Watershed communities. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn and share best practices on education, ordinances and implementation

REGISTER - Email info@anjec.org or call 973-539-7547. Registration fee may apply.

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Jul
15
10:00 AM10:00

Green Infrastructure Tour & Picnic with RU Cooperative Extension

Join the LRWP and Middlesex County Water Resources Association on July 15 for a picnic and tour of green infrastructure and detention basins in Middlesex County with Rutgers County Extension Agent Michele Bakacs and Rutgers Doctoral Student and plant expert Kate Douthat. (Space limited, RSVP required)

Location: Gather at Middlesex County’s Thompson Park (Monroe Township)

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Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

City of Water Day

Now in its 12th year, City of Water Day is a free harbor-wide day organized by the Waterfront Alliance and its partners to get people to, on, and in the water, and will be held this year on Saturday, July 13, 2019. More information, here.

The South Street Seaport Museum is at the helm as this year’s festival partner providing visitors to Piers 16 and 17 in Lower Manhattan’s Seaport District the opportunity to meet local marine life; participate in crafts, science experiments, and other water-related activities; and learn about the work of the many organizations that connect New Yorkers to our waterfront, work towards resiliency, and protect and preserve our resources.

The Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race will return to Lower Manhattan and free PortNYC Boat Tours on all kinds of vessels, from tall ships to tugboats, will be offered from homeport docks throughout New York City.

Dozens of communities in New York and New Jersey will host their own City of Water Day events in celebration of our region’s 1,600 miles of coastline. In collaboration with the New York–New Jersey Harbor & Estuary ProgramIn Your Neighborhood events this year include 50 free waterfront events, with nearly 100 participating organizations, across all five boroughs, Westchester County, and New Jersey.

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Jun
21
3:00 PM15:00

How Utilities Are Addressing Water Equity

This month’s One Water Webinar will feature stories from some of the US Water Alliance’s Water Equity Taskforce cities about how they are working on the ground with community organizations to apply strategies from the Alliance’s Equitable Water Future National Briefing Paper. Social and economic inclusion is a key component of the One Water movement. A sustainable water future requires that all people have access to clean, safe, affordable water and wastewater service. However, frontline communities across the nation experience compounded water challenges. Low-income communities and communities of color are most often hit first and worst by flooding, storm surges, compromised water infrastructure, and other water crises. The Water Equity Taskforce is comprised of a network of cities, each anchored by a US Water Alliance member utility. This webinar features leaders from three of these anchor institutions and focuses on their collaborative efforts to develop and advance more equitable water policies and practices. Webinar attendees will learn more about how cross-sector partners in Camden, Buffalo, and Louisville are using equitable water management to promote job creation, workforce development, climate resiliency, improved public health., and more. Moderator: • Scott Berry, Director of Policy and Government Affairs, US Water Alliance Speakers: • Andy Kricun, Executive Director and Chief Engineer, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority • Oluwole (OJ) McFoy, General Manager, Buffalo Sewer Authority • James A. (Tony) Parrott, Executive Director, Louisville MSD

ONLINE WEBINAR: REGISTER HERE

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Jun
19
8:30 AM08:30

NJ Green Infrastructure & Stormwater Utilities Symposium

Co-hosted by The Watershed Institute and the NJ American Water Resources Association, this free event will bring together experts in the field to share their knowledge and experience working with green infrastructure, stormwater regulations and stormwater utilities. The symposium will consist of two parts: a morning session, which will cover topics including draft revisions to the NJ Stormwater Rule, the NJ Stormwater BMP Manual, the NJ Future Green Infrastructure Municipal Toolkit, and impacts of urban flooding; and an afternoon session dedicated to the nuts and bolts of creating a stormwater utility, from communications and collaboration opportunities to rate setting and technical considerations.

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Jun
14
8:30 AM08:30

2019 NJ Sustainability Summit

This exceptional one-day forum spotlights the people and projects that are helping New Jersey realize a more sustainable future. Twelve break out sessions will allow participants to engage in thoughtful discussions, share best practices, celebrate the work that is currently being done in sustainability throughout New Jersey, and identify areas for future regional collaboration. We invite all who are interested to be ready to deepen their understanding and expand their network.

Register here.

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Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Clean Water Action's 33rd Annual New Jersey Conference

Don't miss Clean Water Action's 33rd Annual Conference, "Unity and Action NOW" featuring:

  • Environmental Speakers & Plenaries

  • Breakout Sessions

  • Networking Lunch

  • Green Vendors

  • Keynote Speaker

This annual interactive, educational event brings together New Jersey residents, community and organizational leaders, scientists, policymakers, business thinkers and students who are focused on protecting water and creating more resilient, sustainable and healthy communities. Come, learn and share with us.

Registration

Registration is $35 per person and $15 per student. To register:

  • Online: Click here.

  • By Mail: Mail check payable to Clean Water Action (for tax-deductible, Clean Water Fund) to Clean Water Action & Clean Water Fund, 198 Brighton Avenue, 2nd FL, Long Branch, NJ 07740

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Jun
5
9:00 AM09:00

Green Roof and Wall Symposium

Hosted by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Stevens Institute of Technology Living Architecture Center.

This one-day event will feature industry experts and local leaders presenting on green roofs and walls, local standout projects, the importance of strong green roof and wall policy, and advanced topics in green roofs and walls such as solar integration, agricultural applications, and more. The Symposium will also feature a trade show for local green roof and wall companies, interactive panel discussions and workshops to help develop policy locally.

Cost to attend is $49 for students, $99 for GRHC members, and $149 for non-members. Register here.

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Jun
5
8:00 AM08:00

An NJ Spotlight Roundtable: Improving Energy Efficiency in New Jersey

Few disagree with the proposition that energy efficiency is a win-win-win: For utilities, for their customers, and for the environment. And yet increasing energy efficiency in New Jersey is proving to be a challenge.

Why is New Jersey, once a leader in energy conservation, now in the middle of the pack among states in convincing customers to use less electricity and natural gas? The conservation incentives are clear: Customers save money, utilities purchase less fuel, and pollution levels harmful to the public and that contribute to climate change are reduced.


new state law aims to spur greater energy conservation in New Jersey by putting the onus on the state's electric and gas utilities. Is that the right model? How to best to guide the state’s energy efficiency practices? What regulatory changes are needed to improve New Jersey’s conservation efforts?


Find out at this NJ Spotlight roundtable. REGISTER

Attendees may submit questions for consideration in advance of the event as part of the registration process.

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May
30
6:00 PM18:00

Energy Efficiency Summit

  • CAMDEN COUNTY EMERGENCY REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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The Tri-County Sustainability Alliance will hold this summit for participants to learn about actions communities can take to improve energy use through proven energy efficiency measures.  Successful case studies will be presented, and information will be shared about available resources and incentives.

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May
29
2:00 PM14:00

Webinar: One Water in the States

While increased federal support is important, state governments are uniquely positioned to address water management challenges at the ground level. State policymakers can promote One Water by establishing targets and goals, benchmarking performance, creating enabling conditions, removing barriers and bottlenecks, and prioritizing funding and financing. The webinar will spotlight the State Policymakers’ Toolkit, which was recently released by the US Water Alliance and the Council of State Governments. The State Policymakers’ Toolkit builds on the One Water for America Listening Sessions and the Seven Big Ideas for water by providing decision makers and advocates with models of successful initiatives and policies from states around the county who are working towards each goal listed in the Seven Big Ideas. Our panelists will also discuss changes in state governments following the 2018 midterm elections and some of the success stories from One Water leaders working to engage state policymakers.

Moderator: Scott Berry, Director of Policy and Government Affairs, US Water Alliance

Speakers: • Daniel Logsdon, Assistant Director of Policy and Research, The Council of State Governments • Karyn Riley, Director, Intergovernmental Relations, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission • Chris Sturm, Managing Director, Water and Policy, New Jersey Future

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May
29
10:00 AM10:00

ArtsTank Competition & Creative Placemaking Conference

REGISTER - fee applies

This South Jersey Cultural Alliance event will feature a morning presentation on Financing Creative Placemaking, a networking lunch, ArtsTank competition, and mural tour of Atlantic City.  The ArtsTank competition is a fun opportunity to learn about creative placemaking, how to fund it, best practices, and how it can be an investment spark in your town.  Thirty South Jersey municipalities submitted letters of intent to create proposals using arts, history, and/or culture to engage their communities in addressing a local challenge.  Five finalists will present to a panel of creative placemaking expert "sharks."  Attendees will learn best practices, how to address the needs of all involved, and how to fund your project and receive points in Sustainable Jersey's  Arts & Culture suite of actions.  For more information, visit the website.  

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Creative NJ’s 2019 Statewide Summit: Create, Contribute & Collaborate!
May
20
9:30 AM09:30

Creative NJ’s 2019 Statewide Summit: Create, Contribute & Collaborate!

  • The Foundation for Educational Administration (FEA) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Creative New Jersey’s (CNJ) Statewide Summit is an opportunity for individuals to connect with other people in New Jersey who are driving change in order to share ideas, challenges, best practices and innovative solutions. This Summit focus on real-world examples that show how people in Creative Communities are building partnerships, using collaboration, and creating collective impact in a variety of sectors and industries, so that participants walk away with practical information and contacts for continuing the conversation.

Back by popular demand: the day includes the opportunity to learn about creative and innovative ideas taking hold throughout New Jersey during the popular “Speed Networking with your favorite Creative Communities” sessions.

This year, presenter topics include resident-centered holistic community planning, leveraging the arts for revitalization and equitable access, breaking down isolation and building bonds between people of different cultures and heritage, and turning community planning into collective action.

Register here: https://buff.ly/2vpCVgd #CreativeNJ2019. Read more about the presentation topics here: https://www.creativenj.org/statewide-summit/  Free event!

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May
19
1:00 PM13:00

EarthFest Overpeck

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Join us for the 6th annual Bergen County Parks EarthFest Overpeck, a celebration of clean water and a healthy environment, brought to you through a partnership between Hackensack Riverkeeper and Bergen County Parks!

Highlights of the 6th annual EarthFest Overpeck celebration include:

• The Recycled Regatta
• Rain Barrel Workshop
• FREE Kayaking and Canoeing
• FREE Fishing Derby compliments of Ramsey Outdoor Stores and East Jersey Trout Unlimited
• Live Music, including Blue Plate Special and Jamie the Dinosaur Troubador
• Children’s activities and entertainment, including a "Mad Scientist" show
• Wildlife presentation by NJ Batman Joe D'Angeli of The Wildlife Conservation and Education Center 
• Birds of Prey presentation by Flat Rock Brook Nature Center.
• 50+ green and non-profit vendors
• Food trucks
...and more!

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May
16
10:00 AM10:00

Workshop: Applicant's Guide for Obtaining Water Bank Financing for Green Infrastructure Projects

  • North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As part of Infrastructure Week and in partnership with Infrastructure Bank, Department of Environmental Protection, and New Jersey Future, Jersey Water Works will offer a seminar to walk attendees through the Applicant’s Guide and provide new information regarding rules and guidance on stormwater management.

This event is geared towards business administrators, CSO permit holders, Departments of Public Works, planners, and community developers, but all are welcome to attend!

Questions? Contact Brian Caycho, bcaycho@njfuture.org, (609) 393-0008 x106

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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Creative Solutions for Plastic Recycling

  • CAPE MAY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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The second event in a series on plastics by the Atlantic-Cape May Hub will focus on solutions from local communities to tackle plastic waste through creative recycling initiatives and provide a chance to see CMCMUA's new green facility.  Hear what towns and schools are doing to tackle this important issue and take ideas back to your community.  

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May
15
1:00 PM13:00

Navigating the Community Solar Application Webinar

In April 2019, New Jersey started accepting applications for its first-ever Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. Join this webinar to learn about the new program, the application process, and how your school or community can participate in the many benefits of renewable energy – even if you don’t have solar panels on your own roof. A page with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the Community Solar Energy Pilot Program and Application Process is now available.

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May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Green Infrastructure Municipal Workshop

New Jersey Future and Pinelands Preservation Alliance invite you to participate in a workshop teaching communities all about New Jersey Future's New Jersey Green Infrastructure Municipal Toolkit. As part of this event, you will have the chance to learn how to use the toolkit as a resource to plan, implement, and sustain green infrastructure in your town! Dinner will be available free of charge.

Register here.

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May
9
9:30 AM09:30

New Jersey WasteWise Business Network Meeting

  • NEW JERSEY FORENSIC SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AUDITORIUM (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

REGISTER - RSVP to Steve Rinaldi at Steven.Rinaldi@dep.nj.gov.

The next meeting of the New Jersey WasteWise Business Network will be on Thursday, May 9.  The meeting will cover topics including toy donation and reuse, organics recycling technology, recycling markets, closed loop partners, and the ABCs of plastics recycling.

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May
7
9:00 AM09:00

2019 Waterfront Conference

Hosted by the Waterfront Alliance

Join the Waterfront Alliance’s annual Waterfront Conference, the region’s preeminent gathering for critical issues affecting our harbor and waterfront communities. Hosted aboard the Hornblower Infinity, this year’s conference theme is “Rising Seas, Rising Risks: Adapting Our Region.”

(New Jersey Future’s Executive Director, Peter Kasabach will be participating in a morning panel called “Who Stays Dry? The Risk is High and the Water’s Getting Higher”)

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May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Sustainability through the Lens of Climate Change

According to scientific reports, climate change is one of the most crucial concern that will determine the fate of human survival.

Reported by a variety of NJ news sources, the effects of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey in 2012 were severe, with economic losses to businesses of up to $30 billion. Over two million households across the state lost power during the storm, 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed and 37 people were killed.  

It’s time that we begin to be more vocal on the issue of climate crisis and resiliency, visual in the use of renewable energy, and take a leading role in creating a green economy.  

The purpose of the conference is to inspire and empower attendees, so they become active participants toward the goal of building healthy, sustainable communities. The speakers will use their own experiences and values to convey how they have been driven by their passions to various achievements. From farming to financial wellness, the speakers will share information and experiences that assist with the creation of sustainable communities. 

Tobias A. Fox
www.sasglocal.com

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Eco-Fest at Seton Hall University!
Apr
15
12:00 PM12:00

Eco-Fest at Seton Hall University!

Let us join the Seton Hall University Drawdown EcoChallenge team and show the world how individual and collective action can make a difference in reducing carbon from the atmosphere and reversing global warming.

The EcoChallenge highlights the solutions that are available today, as described in the textbook used in Environmental Studies classes, titled Drawdown.

On April 15th we will host our 5th annual Eco-Fest on the Green. Student clubs are welcome to table on the green and join the celebration with food trucks and free Ben & Jerry's ice cream for all students who have signed up for the Drawdown EcoChallenge. 

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Apr
14
9:30 AM09:30

Steps to a Nuclear Weapons-Free World

On April 14, NJIT will host “Steps to a Nuclear Weapons-Free World” — an all-day conference featuring nine of the country’s leading experts in nuclear weapons and policy, who will address the critical and complex nature of the nuclear weapons issue today.

The conference will be led by two internationally renowned keynote speakers — Daniel Ellsberg, former presidential adviser and chief figure in the release of the Pentagon Papers during the Nixon administration, as well as author of “The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner”; and Robert Jay Lifton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of psychiatry and psychology at The City University of New York, and author of “The Apocalyptic Twins: Nuclear and Climate Threats” and “Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima,” which was awarded the National Book Award in Science. 

The conference will address strategies for nuclear disarmament and modern security threats related to the issue of nuclear weapons, such as false-positive alarms, accidents from aging stockpiles and cyber attacks. Conference speakers will also discuss topics such as the medical and environmental impact of modern nuclear weapons radiation, the modernizing of nuclear forces and recent policy decisions involving the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, as well as effective communication methods for educating the general public about nuclear weapons.

For registration and further event details, visit: njit.edu/nuclearfree

For more information: Contact nuclearfree@njit.edu

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