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11 Mar

Going Beyond: Climate Action and Equity

On March 10, five experienced speakers joined us to share what Princeton can do to ensure an environmentally-just approach. View the recording and select slides from this informative panel.

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23 Feb

Our team is growing!

We are looking forward to bringing a new member to our team. To learn more, check out the full job description.

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27 Jan

Reusable Bag Advice

As you've probably heard, New Jersey recently enacted the nation's strictest bag ban. But why wait for it to go into effect? You can start preparing for this transition now.

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14 Jan

Missed the “Changing the Landscape” Webinar?

During this community discussion, we were joined by three partners in our efforts to promote sustainable landscaping in Princeton.

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14 Dec

What is Community Solar?

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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22 Oct

Repair Cafés are back!

Our landfills are full of items that simply needed a quick repair to extend their usefulness. Please join us for one of our classes or drop-in sessions, each designed to help you bring a new life to your stuff!

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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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