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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.

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.

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.

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...

23 Apr

Municipality program offers reduced-price renewable energy; The Daily Princetonian

Under the Princeton Community Renewable Energy Program (PCRE), the municipality of Princeton is now offering residents electricity with higher renewable energy content, at a cheaper price.

21 Apr

Sustainable Princeton saving the Earth – and residents’ wallets; The Trentonian

It’s Earth Day Wednesday, and I have a single simple thought: I don’t understand how anyone could be against environmentalism, against doing things to try and make the Earth - in a word - cleaner. There is no downside.

16 Apr

Bending the Climate Curve; Princeton Perspectives

It is too soon to tell what effect the COVID-19 pandemic will have on climate change. However, this devastating situation has taught a valuable lesson by showing what is possible when we collectively take action. Just as we are banding together to flatten the curve of the virus’ trajectory, we can also work to bend the curve of climate change’s worst outcomes.

15 Apr

Renewable Energy Aggregation Project Launched by Municipality with New Supplier; Town Topics

A virtual community meeting will be held on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m., to discuss the energy aggregation project recently launched by the municipality.

25 Mar

Community Partners Adapt, Team Up To Increase Resiliency and Preparedness; Town Topics

Sustainable Princeton (SP), since its founding in 2012, has been working to combat climate change and prepare the Princeton community for extreme weather events, like hurricanes. This one isn’t a hurricane, but it turns out that building community resiliency is a good idea for many different reasons...

19 Feb

County Clamps Down On Recycling Rules; Town Topics

If you find a bright red tag attached to the recycling bin you dutifully placed by the curb the night before, and the can is still full, consider yourself warned. The Mercer County Improvement Authority (MCIA) is getting serious about enforcing just what can and cannot be recycled.

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