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Take Action

The Green Team promotes sustainable living, business and government initiatives. In recent years we launched campaigns to address a number of specific environmental issues:

Reduce Food Waste
Solar Energy Challenge ( article)
Stop Idling

Try one of these carbon calculators to estimate how many tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) are released by your energy use at home, in your car, and in the air. They all have strengths and weaknesses. See which one suits you best!

Then find ways to reduce your energy use. Get an assessment through the Home Performance with Energy Star program at either PSE&G or JCP&L.

Shop for a fuel efficient car:


We live in a vibrant community with several very active environmental organizations. They often offer activities to engage the public in sustainability improvement efforts. When new opportunities arise we will list them here:

  • April 13, 2024: Clean Sweep Hopewell Township Litter Cleanup Day. On the day of the event, sign up and get bags & protective gear at Hopewell Township Public Works Building. Pre-registration not necessary. Read news alert about the event.