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Earth Day Celebration

Join us at our Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 26 from 12 -3 at the Bloomfield Library plaza.

Co sponsored by the Bloomfield library, the Open Space Committee and Greener Bloomfield.

Includes a toddler reading and planting, Reading of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, seedball making and the first annual Earth Day Award presentation, and [...]

March 6 General meeting

Thursday, March 6, we will not have a program, but will start working on which Sustainable Jersey actions we want to acheive. We will be meeting in the Civic Center (On Broad Street, just north of Liberty) at 7:30. It is free and the public is welcome. Our meetings are on the 1st Thursday of [...]

Thursday, Feb. 6 Meet & Greet

After a hiatus Greener Bloomfield is back to advocating for sustainability in our township.

We are working to increase environmental awareness and eco-friendly practices wherever we can in our township. We know that there are others out there who have been involved in the environmental arena or whose interests in Bloomfield overlap with environmental issues.

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Thursday, Jan. 9, next meeting

Movie night was totally engrossing as we saw in so much detail how Ag Secretary Earl Butz’s call to “Grow Food” led us to our overproduction of commodity corn. Although the goal was to make food less expensive and reduce the percentage of the budget spent on food, things turned a corner that Butz perhaps [...]

Movie night with Greener Bloomfield

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013: Movie and a chat. Come watch King Corn, a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. In the film, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their [...]

November meeting: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

This Thursday! Vote on Tuesday, then mark your calendar to join us this Thursday!

We moved the meeting down the street to the Civic Center. And we have set up our meetings so they will always be the first Thursday of the month at the Civic Center — mark your calendars and set up reminders.

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Next Regular Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at 7:30. In the Police Building at Franklin and Montgomery in the 2nd floor conference room. After a great Eco-community Fair at Harvest Fest, eager to continue on goals and tasks to move us forward. Free and open to the public.

Meeting: Revitalize Greener Bloomfield Aug 7

Please join us on Aug. 7 to brainstorm on how to revitalize Greener Bloomfield. We will also discuss Sustainable Jersey, to seek recertification, a project Greener Bloomfield led a few years ago to get the township certified with the first group of municipalities.

John Palomaki has given his okay with our efforts to get this [...]

Urban Homesteading…in Bloomfield?

Raising hens is legal in Montclair — why not Bloomfield? Click on the photo to read more.

Are you interested in getting fresh eggs…right from your own back yard? Converting some of your lawn to vegetable gardens to raise more of your own food? Then you should attend the CHICKEN MEETING – to discuss [...]

Montclair Environmental Movie Night Feb 21: Renewal

Montclair Environmental Affairs office and Community Green present another eye-opening environmental movie – Renewal– the first feature-length documentary film to capture the vitality and diversity of today’s religious-environmental activists. It starts at 6:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Montclair Public Library.

From within their Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim traditions, Americans are becoming caretakers [...]

Clifton Feb 21: Protecting NJ’s Environment

Community Green is sponsoring a talk this Thursday, February 21, at 7:00 pm in Clifton on “Protecting NJ’s Environment: From Cancer Alley to the New Garden State”. Tom Belton, author of the book of the same title, will speak about key environmental issues in NJ and champion the ways common citizens have sought justice when [...]

Recycling and DPW at Feb. 28 Meeting

Join us for our February 2013 Greener Bloomfield meeting on Thursday, February 28, 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the Bloomfield Civic Center. We’ll have an open discussion with Bloomfield’s Recycling Coordinator Joe Testa and Department of Public Works and Parks Director Anthony Nesto. They will discuss the waste management and recycling programs in town, with some statistics, [...]

Greener Bloomfield Meeting Tonight!

Hello, friends! I’m happy to see a good number of people scheduled to attend tonight’s Greener Bloomfield meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Bloomfield Civic Center. It’s not too late to sign up, and it will help us figure out seating and snacks.

Our meetings are always interactive. Please come prepared to talk about at [...]

Greener Bloomfield is Returning!

Yes, Greener Bloomfield is coming back to life after a hiatus of almost 3 years! Our goals are the same — to bring the community together to learn about and implement actions that will help us be more sustainable in our homes, our schools, our businesses, and our township. We’ll build on the success we’ve [...]

Mini-Earth Day 4/24 at Brookdale ShopRite

Bring your electronic to recycle at the Brookdale ShopRite this Saturday, April 24, 9:00am – 1:00 pm, as the Bloomfield Recycling Committee introduces a new monthly electronics drop-off for the North End. The Recycling Committee, Open Space Trust Fund, and Greener Bloomfield will be exhibiting as well to celebrate Earth Day, informing people of their [...]

All About Solar at Next Meeting 4/29

Find out about affordable solar electricity for your home or business as the President and Co-Founder of Geoscape Solar, Jeff Chavkin, visits our next Greener Bloomfield meeting April 29, 7:00 pm, Bloomfield Civic Center. [...]

Organic Vegetable Garden Tour April 24

Pat Kenschaft, the noted local organic gardener, has put together tours of 3 organic vegetable gardens (including hers, of course) here in suburban Essex County on Saturday morning, April 24. [...]

GB at Essex County Earth Day 4/17

Join Greener Bloomfield at the Essex County Environmental Center’s Annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 17, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. [...]

“Greener” Lawns at Montclair Movies 4/15

The Montclair Township Environmental Affairs office and Community Green present the latest movie in their Montclair Green Film Series. “A Chemical Reaction” will be shown on Thursday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Montclair Public Library’s Main Branch, 50 So. Fullerton Avenue. All events at the Library are free. [...]

No March Meeting

Greener Bloomfield will NOT meet this Thursday, March 25, due to scheduling conflicts. We’ll meet as usual the last Thursday in April, the 29th, at 7:00 pm. [...]