City of Hoboken earns Sustainable Jersey Silver certification

The City of Hoboken today announced it has successfully earned silver-level certification from Sustainable Jersey for the fourth year, meeting rigorous requirements to achieve the prestigious allocation for its sustainability initiatives and policies. While there are 466 Sustainable Jersey registered municipalities, only 70 municipalities across the state, including Hoboken, achieved the advanced silver certification.

Certified towns were announced at the Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon on Nov. 14, 2023, in Atlantic City at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference. During the event, Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla was also awarded the Mayor Art Ondish Leadership award for providing the Hoboken Green Team with policy support and the necessary resources to achieve significant success towards sustainability.

“I am deeply honored and grateful to receive the Mayor Art Ondish Leadership Award and Silver Certification from Sustainable Jersey on behalf of the City of Hoboken,” said Mayor Bhalla. “This recognition is a testament to the tireless efforts of our community, City staff, and the dedication of our Green Team. Together, we will continue to drive significant progress in our sustainability initiatives to ensure an environmentally responsible future for our city. Thank you to Sustainable Jersey for your continued Sbobet Casino advocacy and support.”

“We’re proud to recognize the 2023 award winners and certified towns who have made sustainability an integral part of their municipality,” said Randall Solomon, director of Sustainable Jersey. “Thank you for your leadership, hard work and vision. You exemplify the commitment we need to achieve a sustainable New Jersey.”

Certified towns excelled in areas such as improving energy efficiency, health, and wellness, reducing waste, sustaining local economies, protecting natural resources, and advancing the arts.

The City of Hoboken’s sustainability initiatives include the residential composting drop-off program, the City’s textile recycling drop-off program, installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, Hoboken’s  renewable energy program, and the new community solar program with the Hoboken Housing Authority, among others.

For more information on the City’s sustainability initiatives, go to https://www.hobokennj.gov/resources/sustainability.

About Sustainable Jersey

Sustainable Jersey provides tools, training, and financial incentives to support communities as they pursue sustainability programs. As New Jersey faces issues such as the climate crisis, a growing equity divide and environmental pollution, municipalities want to be a part of the solution to these challenges. Sustainable Jersey participants (municipalities and schools) have successfully implemented and documented over 25,569 sustainability actions. Sustainable Jersey has provided over $7.6 million in grants to municipalities, school districts and schools for community-based projects that create healthy and sustainable communities in New Jersey. www.SustainableJersey.com.

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