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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. […]

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 […]

Meeting 1/28: Green Home Tour

We’re back to our last-Thursday-of-the-month meeting schedule, and we have a great one. We’ll be touring a home that’s been remodeled “green”, nearly complete, and targeted for LEED certification. […]

Council Vote on Township Water Conservation Ordinance

loomfield Township Council members will be voting on a Water Conservation Ordinance at tonight’s 7:30 p.m. meeting. With fresh water as a limited resource, the ordinance sets standards oflawn watering no more than two days per week between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. (when water is less likely to evaporate), and also sets protocols for water/drought emergencies. […]

Greener Bloomfield Gives Out 1,650 Bulbs

Thirty-five volunteers spread out across Bloomfield on August 15 in sweltering heat, delivering free energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs to 1,650 households as part of a Project Porchlight blitz. That many bulbs will result in $50,000 in energy savings, 544.5 tons CO2 emissions prevented of entering the environment, and 94 cars removed from the road in the form of Green House Gases(GHG)! […]

Sustainability Initiatives at 8/10 Council Meeting

Speak up for sustainability! At Monday’s Council meeting (August 10, 7:30pm, Town Hall), the Bloomfield Township Council will be voting on 3 resolutions and 2 ordinances related to sustainability proposed by Greener Bloomfield, and 1 resolution from the Bloomfield Recycling Committee, for Sustainable Jersey actions: Project Porchlight, Anti-Idling (resolution and ordinance), Sustainable Land Use Pledge, Grass Cut It and Leave It, and Water Conservation. […]

Volunteer for Project Porchlight!

YOU can help us get Bloomfield residents to change a light, save energy, and reduce our town’s carbon footprint during our Project Porchlight campaign on Saturday, August 15. […]

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 […]

Greenstorming: Homes

At the Greener Bloomfield meeting on Nov. 6, one “greenstorming” (brainstorming about going green) breakout group listed ideas for projects to help local homes go green. If you have additional ideas or opinions, or if you’d like to work on any of these projects, please add a Comment! We’ll collect these ideas and begin prioritizing […]