Ewing Receives Bronze Level Sustainable Jersey Certification!

certifiedThe Ewing Green Team is delighted to announce that EWING TWP has just been awarded bronze level Sustainable Jersey certification for 2013!  The team, working in cooperation with the Ewing Environmental Commission, has worked for much of this year to document the many actions that the township has taken to make Ewing a more sustainable community.  These actions range from running a Green Fair, to performing energy audits on municipal buildings, to enhancing our community gardens, recycling and waste reduction efforts and much more.

Sustainable Jersey is a non profit organization that offers a certification program as a way to helping communities go green,  save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.  Their certification is a prestigious designation for the 127 municipal governments as of this writing that are already certified in New Jersey.  The process is rigorous and all actions taken by municipalities to score points toward certification must be accompanied by documentary evidence and is reviewed.  [Click here to see Ewing’s Certification Report.]

As Ewing residents we are delighted to live a in town that values  our natural resources and wants to do its part for the environment.  This is a time of great change and excitement in town.  Not only have we now become a SJ certified municipality, we are also at  the beginning of a long-awaited redevelopment project at the former GM site which will create a new town center with housing, retail, community space and transportation.   We invite other Ewing residents to join us and become part of a continued green transformation in our town.

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