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There is so much to learn about sustainability and best practices for eco-friendly living. We continue to compile and update information to help public understanding and decision-making in several vital areas of environmental concern. A list of online resources is available here.

Energy Conservation
Food Waste
Green Design
Local Agriculture
Recycling
Water and Soils

Starting in September 2021 experts at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension are presenting a weekly series of live, interactive webinars about various environmental and sustainability topics. See the full list of topics and how to register here. (Recordings of past seminars are available.)

Students at Timberlane Middle School are publishing a monthly Fast Fashion Newsletter which focuses on the impacts of the clothing industry. At their Sustainable Fashion website you can see all issues of the newsletter and subscribe to receive future ones via email. Read the September 2021 issue (PDF) about the capsule wardrobe challenge and brands offering sustainable footwear:

Read the July 2021 issue (PDF) about clean beaches and the importance of wearing reef-safe sunscreen:

Read the June 2021 issue (PDF) about “greenwashing” and see ideas for sustainable gifts:

Read the March 2021 issue (PDF) about the use of recycled materials in the production of clothing: