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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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

Meeting Feb 25 POSTPONED to March 4

Greener Bloomfield usually meets the last Thursday of each month. But with the weather and early school closings, our February 25 meeting is was POSTPONED, probably to next this Thursday, March 4, 7:00 pm at the Bloomfield Civic Center. At that time, we will discuss the NJ Clean Energy Community Partners program and how Greener […]

The Sun Came Out…

…and so did about 200 people to the Bloomfield Green Fest on Saturday, May 2, at Brookside Park. After a slightly soggy beginning, the sun brought more good cheer and more people, and some didn’t want to leave! Those who attended enjoyed finding out about the organizations and green businesses there. The kids had a […]

Sustainable Living, Working, Community at Bloomfield Green Fest May 2

Celebrate and learn about sustainable living, working, and community at the Bloomfield Green Fest on Saturday, May 2, 2009, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Brookside Park. This event continues Earth Day festivities locally and focuses on energy conservation and respect for the environment. See exhibits from over 40 local businesses […]

Essex Greens Forum: A Healthy Lifestyle Equals a Healthy Earth

Tonight, on Earth Day, April 22 at 7:30 pm in the Bloomfield Civic Center, 84 Broad St., the Essex County Greens will present a forum, “Healthy Lifestyle = Healthy Earth”.

Speakers at the event will be:

Jose German, a founder of Montclair Community Wildlife Habitat Project and active with the Cornucopia Network of NJ which […]

Happy Earth Day, Bloomfield!

Today is Earth Day! (We’re extending it through to our Bloomfield Green Fest on May 2 at Brookside Park.) Remember: reduce, reuse, recycle. Use your own reusable grocery bags. Ban plastic water bottles from your life – use a reusable bottle. Try to go meatless at least one day/week. Buy organic when you can. When […]

MEETING: This Thursday, March 26, 7pm

Join us for our monthly Greener Bloomfield meeting (the last Thursday of each month), on Thursday, March 26, at 7:00 pm at the Bloomfield Civic Center. We’ll discuss Bloomfield’s registration in the Sustainable Jersey certification program and begin strategizing how we’ll pursue the points for certification, and we’ll get an update on planning for […]

Feb 26 Meeting Inspires Many to Action

At Greener Bloomfield’s February 26 meeting, over 20 residents participated at the Civic Center meeting room. First, John Palomaki presented the Sustainable Jersey program and website, which officially launched earlier that day. Councilman Nick Joanow described a field trip that several town administrators, John Palomaki, and he took to Westwood, NJ, a town that uses […]

Earth Day Event May 2

Earth Day may be on April 22, but Greener Bloomfield and the Bloomfield Recycling Committee will be extending the celebration to an event on Saturday, May 2, at Brookside Park. Similar to last fall’s successful Bloomfield Green Fest, we’ll have tables for local green businesses and non-profits. We’ll also have a schedule of guest speakers […]

Next Meeting: Feb. 26, 7:00 p.m.

The next Greener Bloomfield meeting will be on Thursday, February 26, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Bloomfield Civic Center. We’ll go over the launch event for Sustainable Jersey and focus on the Earth Day event that we’re co-sponsoring with the Bloomfield Recycling Committee. Please RSVP!


Feb 3 Meeting: Snow Outside, Enthusiasm Inside

Despite the snow and the date change, an enthusiastic group participated in the Greener Bloomfield meeting on Feb. 3. Most of the discussion centered around the Sustainable Jersey program, a certification system for municipalities going green, which officially launches on February 26. We also discussed ideas for an Earth Day event. You can also read […]