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24 May

STAR Neighborhoods Planted 400 Native Plugs

This April, Sustainable Princeton provided 8 STAR Neighborhoods with a variety of native plants from Pinelands Nursery. A total of 400 native plant plugs were distributed to...

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17 May

MMMMay: Minimize, Mulch-Mow, and Meadow

It’s May, and the insects are buzzing, the flowers are budding, and your nose might be running. You may have heard of the “No Mow...

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11 May

Mercy’s Meadow – A STAR Neighbor in Action

Mercy and Tim are members of the Stony Brook STAR Neighborhood and have been converting the majority of their yard into a meadow. We recently...

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5 Apr

Guyot Walk Restoration Project

The Guyot Walk is a hidden gem of natural serenity located in the center of Princeton. The path is named for a former Princeton resident, Arnold Guyot...

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29 Mar

Take Part in the Sustainable Yard Challenge!

Throughout the month of April, add your yard to one of two maps – or both! We will track Princeton’s progress on both maps and...

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6 Mar

Ways to keep your old trash can out of the landfill

As the Municipal trash program transitions to a cart-based automated system, we wanted to share 5 low-effort ways to reuse and re-home your old trash...

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24 Feb

All our latest composting content in one place

We’ve been talking a lot about composting recently. Here’s all our content in one place! How the SP team likes to compost 5 ways to...

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7 Feb

How to Start Composting in Princeton

So you want to start composting but aren’t sure where to start? There are 5 main ways to manage your food waste currently in Princeton....

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25 Jan

Sustainable Landscapers Resource List

We are creating a new list of Sustainable Landscapers* that will be featured on our website and promoted to the community. If you would like...

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19 Jan

Certify Your Yard

Showcase your sustainable yard with these certification programs. River-Friendly Ensure your property is River-Friendly through the Watershed Institute.  Complete their easy survey and meet 75%...

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