Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New
Jersey. It assists communities that wish to provide certain “go green”
initiatives which over the long term will sustain their quality of life and
in many cases save money. It is the most successful statewide municipal
sustainability certification program in the country.
The program recognizes municipalities that support community efforts which
reduce waste, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and improve environmental
equity, Sustainable Jersey empowers New Jersey towns to build a better
world for future generations.
The Hudson TMA can, at no cost, help municipalities achieve certification
by providing Alternate Transportation and Bike/Walk workshops under the "
Green Challenges and Community Programs" category; Anti-Idling Education
and Safe Routes to School Programs under the "Health and Wellness"
category; Green Fairs under the "Green Fair” category; and Complete
Streets under the "Land Use and Transportation" category.
Over 300 of New Jersey’s towns and cities (56%-or 315 towns across all 21
counties) have registered to become Sustainable Jersey certified.
Sustainable Jersey is a collaborative effort between the New Jersey State
League of Municipalities’ Mayors’ Committee
for a Green Future and the Municipal Land Use Center at The College of New
Jersey, in partnership with the New
Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the New Jersey Board of
To reach the TMA call 201-792-2825 or email us.