Clean, Local, Affordable Solar Energy is Here.

NO ROOF REQUIRED!​

We’ve partnered with Neighborhood Sun to help bring you shared solar energy! 

NJ’s Community Solar program makes it easy to get solar. Read about this first-of-its-kind program in NJ.

Upgrade Your Yard Videos

This new video series describes Ed Cohen’s journey as he makes his yard more attractive to birds and butterflies at the same time as reducing water run-off. Each less-than-a-minute video covers a different topic. Ed would love to hear about your own efforts (or answer questions to help you get started). Contact him at newyard2020@gmail.com. Ed is also happy to send you a link of resources (just email him).
You can find Ed’s videos here.

Please consider supporting our efforts to support real & lasting change in South Jersey !

Mini Grant Program

 

Sustainable South Jersey’s mini-grant program was created to help support exciting environmental initiatives in the South Jersey region. Read all about our funding priorities and eligibility criteria here.
 
2019 Grant Report (status update for current grantees)

Be a force for nature

Driving Sustainability in South Jersey to benefit our collective future. 

Sustainable South Jersey (SSJ) aims to support real and lasting change in South Jersey that will reduce harm from climate change, environmental degradation, and overburdened resources.

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Beauty in Our Backyards

As we enter this spring in a global pandemic, things are feeling… well, weird. New Jersey continues to battle a growing infection and death rate from COVID-19 and our Governor

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Climate Change

Just Announced! #FindOurGreta Contest Winners

Sustainable South Jersey wants to help encourage and acknowledge the youth of Southern New Jersey who have worked to take action against climate change. Drawing inspiration from Swedish teenager Greta

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SSJ Mission goals

awareness

Increase the numbers of South Jersey residents, businesses and community and governmental organizations that are aware of environmental problems affecting our region.

prioritize

Increase the numbers of South Jersey residents, businesses and community and governmental organizations that prioritize sustainability as a pathway to ameliorate environmental problems.

address

Increase the numbers of sustainability projects and programs and efforts in South Jersey that address these problems in a substantive manner.

Be the change

earth festival

The Annual Earth Festival is our biggest sustainable event of the year each year. We just finished our 10th annual Earth Festival this past May 4th!

SSJ Meet Ups

Enjoy educational speakers, conversation, and networking. Three leaders in sustainability will be speaking (10 minute lightning talks) at each meeting. Click on the icon to join us September 18th!

Grant program

Fund your South Jersey initiative! Sustainable South Jersey is excited to announce our new mini-grant program, created to help support exciting environmental initiatives in the South Jersey region!