All meetings are at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, unless otherwise indicated. Meetings are open to the public.
HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT ACTIVITIES
• Annual Clean Up
2010 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award for Healthy and Sustainable Communities awarded for the Millburn Green Challenge
• Millburn Township, together with the Millburn Environmental Commission, the Millburn Green Team and the Cora Hartshorn Aboretum hosted the Millburn Green Challenge 2010, a community-wide environmental awareness event held at the Cora Hartshorn Aboretum in Short Hills on May 15, 2010.
The event was comprised of a series of "green challenges", with the goal to increase environmental awareness and motivate individuals, families and businesses to change their behavior in support of Millburn's goals for sustainability. Over 700 visitors, who signed over 1,700 plegdes, attended the event. Sustainable practices were implemented for event logistics.
• Millburn Township Certified as a Sustainable Jersey Community - In 2010, after a year and a half of work by Millburn's Green Team, Millburn achieved this prestigious designation under the Sustainable Jersey municipal certification program. Millburn was certifed at the bronze level by engaging in activities that promote responsible environmental management and conservation of its natural resources. The certification makes Millburn eligible for grant money to undertake fruther environmental initiatives.
• Ask Your Environmental Commission - A regular column appearing in The Item of Millburn and Short Hills discussing topics of environmental importance such as idling vehicles, gardening, e-cycling, and composting.
• Idle Free
• Town wide PTO Environmental Committee – Parent representatives of all five elementary schools have joined together with the Millburn Environmental Commission to work on "greening" their schools through distribution of information (Green notes) and hands-on campaigns.