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August 31, 2011

Re:  Upcoming Sustainable Jersey Workshops

Dear Mayor:        

We would like to advise you of several upcoming Sustainable Jersey workshops which you might find of interest, and ask for your assistance in publicizing them.

 GREEN FLEETS TRANSPORTATION WORKSHOPS

Co-sponsored by Sustainable Jersey™, The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, The New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition and The Atlantic County Utilities Authority

These free workshops are focused on:

  1. Identifying available transportation technologies and fuel efficiency methods
  2. Idle reduction and management strategies
  3. Transportation Case Studies of Green Teams
  4. Each will include a tour of the host’s facilities

A Complete Agenda for each workshop will be posted on www.sustainablejersey.com under News, Events and Trainings

Workshops will take place on the following dates:

OCTOBER 4, 2011 – 9:00 AM TO NOON (Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)
RECYCLING CENTER CONFERENCE ROOM, Atlantic County Utilities Authority, Howard F. Haneman Environmental Park, 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE OCTOBER 4TH WORKSHOP

OCTOBER 6, 2011 – 9:00 AM TO NOON (Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, Montclair Municipal Building
205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair Township, NJ  07042

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE OCTOBER 6TH WORKSHOP 
 
FARMERS’ MARKET WORKSHOPS

Take a tour of your local Farmers’ Market .Speakers will discuss how the market was set up, and there will be an opportunity to speak with vendors.  Attendees will also learn about how the market is funded and managed, and about existing and future municipal support for Farmers’ Markets.  Bill Walker from the NJ Dept. Of Agriculture will talk about using WIC, SNAP, EBT at Farmers’ Markets and there will be time for Questions and Answers

A Complete Agenda for each workshop will be posted on www.sustainablejersey.com under News, Events and Trainings. 

COLLINGSWOOD FARMERS’ MARKET -- SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011 – 9:30 AM- NOON

      Click here for Directions to the Market.  Directions to the Collingswood Community Center will be
sent to registrants before the workshop

Meet at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 West Collings Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 
at 9:30 a.m. prior to the Market Tour

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE SEPTEMBER 24TH WORKSHOP IN COLLINGSWOOD 

WEST WINDSOR FARMERS’ MARKET -- SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011 – 10:00 AM-NOON
Location: Southbound Vaughn Drive parking lot of the Princeton Junction train station off of Alexander Road within one mile of Route 1.   Click Here for Map

Meet under the big grey tent at the top of the market at 10:00 am for the tour

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE OCTOBER 1ST WORKSHOP IN WEST WINDSOR:

  ALSO -- COMING SOON – URBAN MARKET TOUR – CHECK THE SUSTAINABLE JERSEY WEBSITE FOR DATE AND LOCATION

SCHOOL BASED ENERGY CONSERVATION WORKSHOP

DATE AND TIME:  Tuesday, November 1st from 3:30-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Franklin High School (Somerset County), 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset, NJ  08873
Click Here for Directions to Franklin High School: 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

A complete Agenda for this workshop will be posted on www.sustainablejersey.com under News, Events and Trainings

Learn about ways to promote energy conservation in schools through education and behavioral change.  A variety of curricular resources and programs will be discussed.

Hear from the Regional Administrator of US EPA Region 2 about the issues posed by PCBs in fluorescent light fixtures, and strategies to replace the fixtures.  Find out about energy efficiency upgrades and incentives available through the NJ Board of Public Utilities’ Clean Energy Program. 

3:30 p.m.   Keynote Speaker:  Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 will speak about “Healthy School Environments.” 

4:00 p.m.   Sustainability and Energy Programs for Schools -- What Schools Can Do To Promote Energy Conservation (Focus is on curriculum)

5:00 p.m.   Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Schools (Focus is on School Building itself )                        

 

 

 

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