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10 Jul

The First Annual GHG Inventory Update

It’s been almost one year since the Mayor and Council adopted the Princeton Climate Action Plan (CAP). The plan calls for updating the community-wide production-based inventory every year. Long term trends and are difficult to ascertain from year-to-year, however, updating the inventory annually is important to stay on track for meeting the CAP goals of reducing emissions 50% by 2030, 65% by 2040 and 80% by 2050.

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24 Jun

As Restrictions Ease, Princeton Opens Up With New Look and Streets for People; The Town Topics

New Jersey is moving ahead in Stage 2 of its Restart and Recovery, which began last week with outdoor dining and the resumption of indoor non-essential retail, and Princeton has acted quickly to promote a safe and vigorous reopening.

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17 Jun

Princeton Reopens Safely & Sustainably

What does a sustainable and resilient community look like as it safely reopens? Enjoy a stroll down Witherspoon and Hulfish Streets and you'll see just that, as outdoor dining fills the streets, customers safely queue, sidewalks remain open for pedestrians, and bike parking is in abundance.

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17 Jun

Adopting Element into Master Plan Represents Climate Action Progress; The Town Topics

Tomorrow evening the Planning Board is considering adopting a Green Building and Environmental Sustainability Element (GBESE) into Princeton’s Community Master Plan. Adoption of this element ensures the integration of sustainability and climate action in the development of community policies and land-use decisions.

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10 Jun

Gardening with Natives, Controlling Invasives

Native plants thrive in our region, making them uniquely qualified to be low-maintenance and supportive of our native birds, insects, and animals. For our third Ask An Expert series, Mike Van Clef joined us to share insights and answer your questions about gardening with native plants and controlling invasive species.

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4 Jun

Standing Together

Racial justice, environmental justice, and sustainability are inseparable. As we reflect on the events over the last week, Sustainable Princeton stands in solidarity with the Black community and all who support equity, justice, and inclusion.

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3 Jun

Shrink Your Footprint: On Your Plate

If you missed this seminar, please check out the reports and presentations here. It will give you a lot of food for thought!

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27 May

National Bike Month Sees Biking Boom, Despite Pandemic; The Town Topics

May is National Bike Month, and one of this year’s themes has been the cancellation of almost all scheduled events.

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21 May

Shrink Your Footprint: On Your Plate

The food choices you make impact the size of your personal carbon footprint. Join us Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 PM to learn about the changes you can make in your diet to reduce emissions and support a globally sustainable food system.

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17 May

Princeton Environmental Commission subcommittee responds to criticisms regarding community renewable energy program

On behalf of the Princeton Environmental Commission Subcommittee who worked on the municipality’s energy aggregation program, we would like to respond...

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