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Category: Environment

Somerville earns Sustainable Jersey silver certification

The Borough of Somerville has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification at the silver level. 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. Certified towns were announced at the Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon on November … Continued

EV Show: learn about the benefits of driving electric vehicles

All residents are invited to an Electric Vehicle (EV) Show during the Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show, from 11 am to 5 pm, on Sunday, October 1 in downtown Somerville. Come and learn how to save money while driving, help clean the air, reverse climate change and just have fun by driving electric. What you … Continued

Thank you for celebrating Earth Day 2023

Authored by the Somerville Environmental Commission of Somerville, New Jersey Thank you to all who came out to our Earth Day event on Saturday April 22nd! Somerville residents and local organizations volunteer one Saturday in April to clean up litter and other debris throughout the Borough’s parks, brooks and other public areas. About the annual cleanup event … Continued

Make your home comfortable and help save the environment

Authored by the Somerville Environmental Commission of Somerville, New Jersey PSEG offers a free home energy assessment and financial incentives to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Rebates are available for home insulation, appliances, heating and cooling equipment, and much more! The Somerville Environmental Commission is proud to partner with PSE&G and Sustainable Jersey to help … Continued

Smoking information

Authored by the Somerville Environmental Commission of Somerville, New Jersey Find resources and information about how to quit smoking: Basic information about smoking and tobacco use (from the CDC) Quit smoking (from Tobacco Free NJ) CDC Tobacco Free (on Facebook) QuitAssist®

Learn how to compost at home

Authored by the Somerville Environmental Commission of Somerville, New Jersey What is it? Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste together currently make up more than 28% of what we throw away, and composting turns them into plant, tree and garden food! Making … Continued

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