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10 Sep

Bike Boulevards are here!

Have you noticed? Bike Boulevards have popped up all around Princeton. These are low-traffic roadways suitable for cyclists. Check out the following map of identified boulevards: Together,...

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12 Aug

Volunteers Inspire Evidence-Based Decisions

In September 2018, as strategies for the Princeton Climate Action Plan were under development, PU graduate Will Atkinson responded to a timely need by founding...

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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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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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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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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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5 May

Mailbox jammed with energy solicitations?

Feeling confused about the Princeton Community Renewable Energy (PCRE) program and other energy provider options? We can help.

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8 Apr

Stepping Up Princeton’s Renewable Energy!

We are thrilled to share some good news during this challenging time. As of June 1, Princeton residents will begin receiving electricity supply that is cheaper and has more renewable content than the supply offered by PSE&G, the default energy provider.

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