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Belmar Launches Effort to Go Greener through Sustainable Jersey

September 13, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — In a town known for its deep blue ocean and sandy beige beaches, Belmar is looking to become a bit more green — and not just at its traditional St. Patrick’s Day parade.

The borough council has taken two important steps to regain its Sustainable Jersey certification, which would open the door to a host of grants to fund environmentally focused initiatives.

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Belmar Makes Push to Drop Plastic Bags for Reusable Totes in Shopping District

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar is hoping shoppers will ditch those flimsy plastic bags in favor of specially designed tote bags that will soon be available at stores throughout the borough’s central shopping district.

The Belmar Environmental Commission recently received its first 2,000 canvas tote bags emblazoned with “I’m the solution to plastic pollution” placed in the ...

JCP&L Customers Can Get $10,000 Rebate on Nissan Leaf Electric Cars

MORRISTOWN, NJ — In an effort to promote electric vehicles, Jersey Central Power & Light has partnered with Nissan to save JCP&L customers $10,000 if they buy a Nissan Leaf all-electric car.

JCP&L customers just need to present their electric bill and a copy of an official program flier when they visit a participating Nissan dealership. Those who buy a 2017 Leaf may also ...

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