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1203 Paterson Plank Rd
Secaucus, NJ 07094

Sustainable Jersey Actions

Sustainable Jersey Actions 

The following are the Sustainable Jersey’s criteria that the Town of Secaucus met in order to become a Silver Certified Community.

Animals in the Community

  • Companion Animal Management Pledge
  • Companion Animal Management Plan
  • Pledge Supporting NJ Wildlife Action Plan

Art & Creative Culture

  • Establish a Creative Team

Climate Mitigation & Adaptation

  • Climate Adaptation: Flooding Risk
  • Municipal Carbon Footprint

Community Partnership & Outreach

  • Create Green Team
  • Community Education and Outreach
  • Education for Sustainability Programs
  • Hold a Green Fair
  • “Green” Your Fair

Diversity & Equity

  • Diversity on Boards and Commissions
  • Environmental Justice in Planning & Zoning

Energy Efficiency

  • Energy Audit for One Building
  • High Performance Building

Food

  • Community or School Gardens
  • Buy Fresh Buy Local Programs
  • Farmers Markets
  • Making Farmers Markets Accessible

Green Design

  • Site Plan Green Design Standards
  • Construction Waste Recycling

Health & Wellness

  • Anti-Idling Education & Enforcement Program
  • Building Healthier Communities

Innovation & Demonstration Projects

  • Raingardens
  • On-Site Solar System
  • Innovative Community Project 1
  • Innovative Community Project 2
  • Innovative Community Project 3

Land Use & Transportation

  • Sustainable Land Use Pledge
  • Complete Streets Program
  • Bicycle and/or Pedestrian Plan

Local Economies

  • Buy Local Campaign
  • Support Local Businesses

Natural Resources

Water Conservation Ordinance

  • Open Space Plans
  • Habitat Conservation Ordinance
  • Tree Protection Ordinance
  • Community Forestry Plan and Tree Cover Goal
  • Tree Hazard Inventory
  • Tree Maintenance Programs
  • Tree Planting Programs
  • I-Tree Assessment of Municipal Trees

Operations & Maintenance

  • Fleet Inventory
  • Recycled Paper
  • Integrated Pest Management

Waste Management

  • Prescription Drug Safety and Disposal
  • Community Shredding Day
  • Food Waste
  • Non-Mandated Materials Recycling
  • Recycling Education & Enforcement
  • Backyard Composting Program
  • Grass – Cut It and Leave It Program