Current Initiatives

Current Priorities

In November 2012 Trenton received its first Bronze Level certification from Sustainable Jersey. Trenton is currently pursuing Silver Certification and is engaged in a number of exciting sustainability efforts. Priorities over the coming year include:

  • Expand education and community outreach efforts
  • Implement green infrastructure projects
  • Implement Trenton’s Climate Action Plan
  • Pursue waste reduction and zero waste goals.

Current Initiatives

Arts & Creative Culture

  • Creative Assets Inventory
  • Establish a Creative Team


  • Brownfields Inventory and Prioritization
  • Brownfields Marketing
  • Brownfields Reuse Planning

Climate Mitigation & Adaptation

  • Climate Action Plan
  • Community Carbon Footprint
  • Municipal Carbon Footprint

Community Partnership & Outreach

  • Community Education and Outreach
  • Create a Green Team
  • Hold a Green Fair

Diversity & Equity

  • Lead Education and Outreach Programs

Energy Efficiency

  • Energy Audits for One Building


  • Community Gardens
  • Farmers Markets
  • Making Farmers Markets Accessible

Green Design

  • Create a Green Development Checklist

Health & Wellness

  • Building Healthier Communities
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Public Places

Innovation & Demonstration Projects

  • Assunpink Stream Daylighting Project (Innovative Project)
  • Green Infrastructure Study (Innovative Project)
  • Rx for Health Program (Innovative Project)

Get Involved

If you would like to get involved in any of these actions, please contact us or attend one of our monthly meetings!