Green

January 9, 2019

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP - Chatham Township is pleased to announce that it has once again been awarded Bronze Certification from Sustainable Jersey  as it has for every cycle since the Sustainable Jersey program began. Achieving 200 points for environmentally sustainable actions ranging  from creating ...

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Chatham High School purchased two three-bin waste stations that have separate compartments for food waste, recyclables, and landfill trash. CHS also now offers students metal cutlery instead of plastic utensils and reusable salad bowls in place of plastic to-go salad containers. These ...

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On September 13th, TransOptions recognized Chatham Borough with its 2018 New Jersey Smart Workplaces (NJSW) and Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS) awards, as part of its annual recognition breakfast. TransOptions is an organization that delivers programs and services that improve mobility, the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Maureen Kelly and Christina Mott asked Chatham residents to take a pledge not to use pesticides on Saturday at the annual Sustainability Fair held in conjunction with the Chatham Farmers' Market in the train station parking lot. "We're asking people to go pesticide free by taking a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The message from H & J Landscaping is that the battery-powered landscaping equipment it uses now is just as powerful and a lot quieter. And there are no gas fumes. Dumar Bermudez, owner of H & J Landscaping, and associate Freddy Torres (see video below) came to the Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -  The Troop 8 Boy Scouts delayed the start of a planned camping trip to join in the volunteer effort at Riverside Trail on Saturday. It was that kind of spirit that brought about 100 volunteers together to plant 1,000 trees and shrubs along the Riverside Trail. The grant to supply ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - In response to complaints from residents about the wholesale clearing of healthy trees during new home construction, the Chatham Township Committee unanimously adopted a tree management ordinance Thursday at its regular meeting. Woodlawn Drive residents had come before the township ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council kicked off local Arbor Day events on Monday night by unanimously passing a resolution in celebration of National Arbor Day set for April 27, 2018.  Colleen Truppo, the chairperson of the Chatham Borough Shade Tree Commission, accepted the resolution ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to Chatham Township residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, residents ...

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In 2016, Chatham High School was selected as one of the sites for solar panels as part of the Morris County Renewable Energy Program’s Solar 2 program, developed by the Morris County Improvement Authority (MCIA) in combination with the County. Now, CHS students are creating projects that reflect ...

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