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Teaneck Creek Conservancy

Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
Teaneck Creek Conservancy is a member-supported, non profit organization dedicated to the reclamation and protection of the environmental, cultural, and historical legacy of the Teaneck Creek watershed. At the park we have trails, meditation space and butterfly and bird gardens for people to enjoy.
Contact Person: 
Alexa Marques
Business Location: 
20 Puffin Way
07666 Teaneck , NJ
United States
40° 52' 26.85" N, 74° 0' 42.2244" W
Phone: 
(201)836-2403
Number of Employees: 
1
Website: 
http://www.teaneckcreek.org
Renewal Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Management and Leadership
Adopt Environmental Policy Statement
Description of Action: 
Teaneck Creek Conservancy is a member-supported, non profit organization dedicated to the reclamation and protection of the environmental, cultural, and historical legacy of the Teaneck Creek watershed.
Identify Sustainability Leader
Description of Action: 
Alexa Marques, the Executive Director, has a M.A in Environmental Studies: Environmental Management and a M.S. in Sustainability Science
Waste
Waste Other
Description of Action: 
The 46-acres that would be come the park experienced degradation from dumping and filing by both private companies and the New Jersey Department of Transportation, which used the site in the 1960’s as a staging and disposal area for dredge and construction debris while building the New Jersey Turnpike and Interstate 80. The remaining concrete was up-cycled and used to create art, signage and barriers at the park.
Water
Stormwater Management and Site Design
Description of Action: 
We have two rain barrels that hold 300 gallons of water each.
Gallons of Water Saved: 
600
Environmental & Community Restoration
Environmental Restoration Project
Description of Action: 
Teaneck Creek Conservancy actively restores and protects 46-acres of land.
Acres Saved: 
46
Other
Other
Description of Action: 
We send out information about upcoming events through email, social media and word of mouth. We do not send information by paper mail.
Money Saved: 
3,786
Finished Application: 
1
required_descriptions: 
5
Member Since: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018