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Greening Springfield

The Township Committee, the Environmental Commission, the Board of Education, the Springfield Garden Club, the Springfield Historical Society, business owners and concerned citizens have come together to support the Greening of Springfield initiative.   The purpose is to introduce the community to the Sustainable Jersey program which Greening Springfield volunteers will implement.

The program is intended to make Springfield a more sustainable community which can be achieved through various actions aimed to preserve our environment, promote our local business, and enhance our quality of life. Towns that register are eligible for grants and other funding.

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Home Performance with ENERGY STAR offers “whole house” solutions to reduce both your energy costs and carbon footprint. Installing energy efficient upgrades in your home can save you up to 30% on energy costs and increase the comfort, safety, and durability of your home. 

New Jersey homeowners now have until June 30, 2015 to receive up to $5,000 in financial incentives. You may also qualify for 0% interest financing (up to $10,000) to help pay for the energy-efficient upgrades!

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Hazardous Wsate recycling sign

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Click the link to learn how to plant Bare-root Trees!  bare-roottrees instructions


 

Natural Resource Inventory (NRI)with 2015 Addendum by the Springfield Environmental Commission

Click here to obtain a copy of the NRI


 

For more information on Sustainable Jersey, Greening Living and Sustainable Practices, and other important information, please check links below:

Sustainable Jersey
http://sustainablejersey.com

EPA – Green Living…
http://www.epa.gov/gateway/learn/greenliving.html

EPA – Sustainable Practices
http://www.epa.gov/gateway/science/sustainable.html

http://www.earthday.org

http://water.rutgers.edu

http://earth911.com

http://www.epa.gov/wastes/conserve/smm/foodrecovery/index.htm