Harrington Park has achieved Sustainable Jersey recertification at the Bronze level!!

Harrington Park has achieved Sustainable Jersey recertification at the Bronze level!! The motto of Sustainable Jersey is “A Better Tomorrow, One Community at a Time”. Please visit the SJ website http://www.sustainablejersey.com and for more information about the certification program.  Search Harrington Park, search for links about various actions, or browse over the map of New Jersey and click on the icon over HP to learn more about what has been done in town for this award. Below is a list of the actions that Harrington  Park was approved for. If you would like to read the certified report, please email us at hpgreenteam@gmail.com  The pictures shown here will be included in a slideshow featuring certified towns to be shown at the Sustainable Jersey Awards luncheon at the NJLM conference luncheon on Nov 19, 2013.green club stamper 9_13 T_mod

Climate Mitigation and AdaptionMunicipal Carbon Footprint (Priority)-10 pts

Community Partnership  OutreachGreen Team (Mandatory)-10 pts, Community Education & Outreach 10 pts, Education for Sustainability- 10 pts, and Green Challenge-10 pts6_13 Rummage Sale 2

Energy Audits for Municipal FacilitiesInventory and Audit all Buildings (Priority)-50 pts Food Production-Community or School Gardens-10 pts

Support Local Food– But Fresh, Buy Local-10 pts       boro hall 10_5_13

Natural Resources-Environmental Commission-10 pts   waste audit 9_13_4

Natural Resource Protection Ordinances Tree Protection Ordinance-10 ptsbeech tree 11_3_13

Operations & MaintenanceGreen Fleet- inventory (Priority)-10 pts

Waste Management- Recycling-Community Paper Shredding Day- 5 pts, Recycling Depot- 10 ptsgarden 9_13 T

Waste Management- Waste Reduction– Waste Audit- School- 10 pts, Backyard Composting- 5 pts

IMG951987(HP was recertified on October 23, 2013 with 180 points)

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