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10/09/2019

Tropical rainforests have been described as "the lungs of the earth", global rainforests produce between 20-30% of the oxygen we breathe and helping to store excess carbon.Tropical rainforest deforestation releases stored carbon into the atmosphere so...

10/01/2019
A warm fall welcome to our four new members from September!

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03/29/2019

Learn how to promote your sustainability initiatives on social media, check out our Social Media Toolkit.  The Toolkit provide information...

06/05/2018

New Jersey’s water future and business environment are facing challenges like we have never seen before,...

04/23/2018

The New Jersey Sustainable Business Registry is honored to be partnering with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association.  Through this partnership we hope to connect with and advocate for sustainable businesses, organizations and educational...

02/08/2018

The NJDEP Office of Sustainability recentlty released a series of  Sustainability Guides for NJ Businesses.  ...

10/31/2017

In September, Raritian Valley Community College (RVCC) became the first institution to join the Sustainable Business Registry, marking a major milestone for the registry. The college has shown its commitment to sustainability by minimizing...

10/23/2017

We are happy to announce, and welcome, businesses that have joined the registry over the past two months!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10/10/2017

The Garden State Green Hotels Project is a project of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) tasked with pursuing goals crucial to sustainability. We are featuring the Green Hotels...

09/27/2017

Ethical businesses seem to be making a comeback in the global economy. The second largest insurer in the world is re-placing its investments in the way of ethical companies.1 Funds amounting to €130 billion, approximately $150 billion in US dollars,...

09/21/2017

The Hamilton Chapter of the Mid Jersey Chamber of Commerce Networking Meeting was held on Thursday, September 14th at Princetel’s state-of-the-art Platinum LEED certified location in Hamilton. The event brought together twelve businesses...

07/24/2017

Terhune Orchards is a trailblazer for agricultural sustainability in New Jersey.  The family run farm has implemented a multitude of sustainable practices to reduce its environmental impact, protect its...

07/06/2017

This year marks The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable’s (NPPR) 22nd Annual Most Valuable Pollution Prevention Awards (MVP2). NPPR’s mission is to provide a national forum for promoting the development, implementation, and evaluation of efforts...

05/12/2017

The 2017 New Jersey Sustainability Summit on June 21 will explore how coordinated local action can achieve an increased collective impact. Participate in conversations that focus on engaging government, community, schools, business and academia in...

05/10/2017

Congratulations to Lower Forge Brewery for the recent article in Philly.com about their sustainable operations. Lower Forge Brewery is one of four breweries in the state on the Registry. They show that even small operations can have large impacts! In...

05/05/2017

The NJ Sustainable Business Registry has four local farms as members, each showcasing how sustainability can be profitable.  Joining the Registry is a great first step to help...

04/28/2017

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Recycling Act.  The groundbreaking 1987 law mandated that all New Jersey Residents (including businesses) separate recyclable materials such as glass, aluminum and newspapers from their household trash...

03/17/2017

Last year, Montclair rolled out a new program, in partnership with Montclair State University, to encourage local businesses to adopt eco-friendly practices.

This year, the partners hope that the Green Business Program will expand, with more...