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April 10, 2013

Re:  Sustainable Jersey Upcoming Workshops

Dear Mayor:

Below are some upcoming Sustainable Jersey workshops that may be of interest to your constituents.  A complete list of upcoming workshops and events is available at under Events and Trainings:

Local Leadership on Clean Energy: Incentives and Energy Savings for Residents, Businesses and Local Governments

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Hammonton Canoe Club
100 Sports Drive
Hammonton Lake Park, NJ  08037

4:00 PM: Register/Network/Light refreshments;
4:30-6:30 PM: Workshop


Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Morristown Town Hall, (3rd Floor),
200 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

3:00 PM: Register/Network/Light
refreshments; 3:30-5:30 PM: Workshop



Learn how local governments can promote energy efficiency by developing and implementing strategies that improve municipal facilities and operations’ efficiency, and encouraging residents and businesses to explore energy efficiency improvements.

Topics include:  options to improve the energy efficiency of municipal facilities and operations; steps and considerations in developing and implementing energy efficiency improvements; investment and funding  opportunities, including NJ Clean Energy Programs that provide financial and technical assistance; strategies for motivating residents and businesses to undertake energy efficiency improvements; Sustainable Jersey actions and guidance related to energy efficiency initiatives. 

Using Creative Assets To Achieve Points in the Sustainable Jersey Program
May 2, 2013:  Arts Day
Trenton War Memorial
1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ  08608
10:00 AM – Noon

Does your sustainability plan include the arts?  Learn how to connect your creative assets to economic and community development planning to shape more sustainable communities.  Come learn how your municipality can use its creative assets to achieve points in the Sustainable Jersey Program. This session will feature a short overview of  Sustainable Jersey and its current “arts and culture” actions. Hear from municipalities and organizations that have already established creative teams, conducted asset inventories and developed creative placemaking plans. There will be time for Q&A.  (This workshop is only one of the events that will take place on Arts Day 2013!  To learn more:

Northern New Jersey Sustainable Resources & Networking Forum
Save Money and Energy: Residents, Businesses, Schools & Municipalities
April 16, 2013 - FREE FORUM with light food buffet! 5:00 to 8:00 PM
Sparta Middle School, 350 Main Street, Sparta, NJ 07871

Sustainable Jersey is partnering with the Sparta Green Team to present local resources that will help you save energy and money while gaining new connections! This is a great way to network with towns in your area to put your municipality on the path to successful certification in our program!

For any questions contact Winnie Fatton at Sustainable Jersey at: or 609-771-2855.

Very truly yours,

William G. Dressel, Jr.
Executive Director




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