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11 May

Ordinance Restricting Use of Gas Leaf Blowers Goes Into Effect

As of Monday, landscapers and homeowners will have to care for their lawns without the use of gas-powered leaf blowers. May 16 marks the end...

3 May

Sustainable Princeton Brings Community Solar Discussions to Princeton

Sustainable Princeton is hosting a virtual discussion on community solar on Wednesday, May 18. This discussion will help residents understand what community solar is and...

16 Apr

What We’re Listening To: First They Took the Gas Leaf Blowers, Now They’re After Your Lawns (Well, Not Exactly)

If you follow sustainability issues in town, or if you are just tired of hearing the roar and smelling the fumes of gas-powered leaf blowers,...

13 Apr

Princeton plans sustainability events during ‘Greening Together’ week

Mercer County’s annual celebration of all things sustainable – which features several in-person events in Princeton – has been set for the week of April...

3 Mar

Sustainable Princeton Announces New Speaker Series, Sustainable Minds

Respected thought and action leaders tackle local climate-change issues FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2022 [Princeton, NJ]: Sustainable Princeton, in partnership with NRG, has announced...

23 Feb

Sustainable Minds Program Will Focus on Complex Issues; Town Topics

Sustainable Princeton is presenting the virtual Sustainable Minds series this spring, exploring insights on regional climate concerns. The first session will address a particular concern;...

23 Feb

Sustainable Princeton Teams With PPS To Improve Schools’ Energy Efficiency; Town Topics

In terms of energy efficiency, the Princeton Public Schools (PPS) are underperforming, but help is on the way in the form of a partnership with...

26 Jan

Plans for Sustainability in the Schools To Be Detailed at Upcoming Events ; Town Topics

In past years, sustainability was not a high priority for Princeton Public Schools (PPS). But recent efforts to make the four elementary schools more energy-efficient,...

16 Dec

Progress on Climate Action Plan Strategies Despite Challenges of Ongoing Pandemic; Town Topics

Sustainable Princeton recently announced that 22 of the Princeton Climate Action Plan’s 84 strategies have either been completed or initiated during 2021. This progress is...

24 Nov

Solar Panels Provide Clean Energy Lesson On Riverside Fourth Graders’ Field Trip; Town Topics

Riverside School fourth grade teacher Terry McGovern and local residents Ted and Jess Deutsch teamed up with solar panel installers from Exact Solar last Friday...

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