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Year-End Celebration

Regular Meeting Nov-06

Eco-Fest@Harvest Fest –Join us! refill water bottles, recycle ink cartridges!

Sept. 4

Next meeting is on Thursday, Sept. 4 and we are back in the Civic Center at 84 Broad Street (next to the library) at 7:30 p.m.

We continue to work on our sustainability goals and preparing for Harvest Fest. October will be a movie meeting!

We are sponsoring an Eco-Fest @Harvest Fest at the last […]

And bronze? still work to do!

Join us on July 10, 2014, at 7:30 as we plan our activities to fulfill the actions we set up for Sustainable NJ. We are very excited about this. We also have to plan Harvest Fest, etc. Lots of great things on the horizon.

For July and August we will be meeting in the second […]

Deadline nearing, sustainable? and future activities

Join us as we see if we have gotten enough info to make the bronze level of certification. Things are tight. We also have lots of things on the boards: Harvest Fest eco fair, Earth Day 2015, programming, and planning for what we will tackle for sustainability next year. Lots to cover — hard to […]

May 1 meeting

We had a great inaugural Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 26. Lots of little kids reading and planting, and adults learning about how to be green.

Join us for our next monthly meeting. This will be a working meeting to figure out points we will submit for Sustainable Jersey program. Plus need to review […]

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 […]