Sustainable South Jersey (formerly Sustainable Cherry Hill) is transforming as we strive to positively impact sustainability in our South Jersey community.

Read about our Dec 4th kickoff event in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

There are many volunteer opportunities including board positions (or let us connect you to local efforts in your community).

Next SSJ Meet Up is this Wednesday, February 20th!

**Snow is forecast for Wednesday. We currently plan to have the event. We will update this site by 4pm Wednesday afternoon regarding event status.

Join us this Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the beautiful RiverWinds Community Center in West Deptford for an evening of lightning talks by 3 leaders in sustainability, networking and free snacks! 

WHERE: RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Dr, W. Deptford, NJ

WHEN: Wednesday February 20th, 6:30-8:30 pm

Be sure to register HERE and we look forward to seeing you!

we are on our way

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.

SSJ Mission goals


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


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


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 10th Annual Earth Festival is coming soon! Our theme this year is, "Reduce Plastic - Fantastic"! Come to Croft Farm, Cherry Hill, 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. Join us February 20th!

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!