This Saturday: Hack into Sustainability!

Join Sustainable JC this Saturday at the Hackathon JC: Hack into Sustainability event presented by the Jersey City Office of Innovation!  The event will take place at the &Co co-working space in downtown Jersey City. The HackJC Sustainability hackathon is a day-long community tech event with local civic hackers, government staff, developers, Continue Reading shoutout to Anne Percoco, Tree Speech, and Open Tree Map!

“Her recent project, #TreeSpeech (of which I’m a participant) plays with the question of perspective directly. For this work, Percoco solicited city residents to tweet on behalf of a neighborhood tree. In adopting the non-human point of view, Percoco is encouraging participants in what she calls a “whimsical experiment in empathy.” There Continue Reading

Jersey City Innovation Office Taking on Sustainability – Focus Groups on WATER Coming Up!

The Jersey City Innovation Office has recently targeted matters related to Sustainability and have taken their show on the road ! Many of you may have noticed the I-Team's neighborhood presence, where they have been asking folks across the City what sustainability and resiliency planning topics matter most  - you may have even provided them with Continue Reading

Jersey City Master Plan: How to get involved!

Jersey City is currently in the process of updating its Master Plan. The current plan, adopted in 2001, is in need of a comprehensive reexamination in order to meet the needs of current and future residents. This is a major initiative that will have significant impacts on City life for years to come. The Master Plan acts as a blueprint for the future Continue Reading

6/26 Footwear Drive @Berry Lane Park opening Opening 11AM-3PM

SLOW Fashion: The Race to Recycle Foot Gear/FFFARS will be at Berry Lane Park Grand Opening & Family Day Festival tomorrow collecting your gently used shoes which goes to those in desperate need and income generated goes to worthy cause #OneOrlandoPulse while keeping your foot gear out of the landfill! We gift you with artful #sustainableswag for Continue Reading

TREE SPEECH – JC Trees Speak Up!

Jersey City Trees Speak Up! Local Artist Anne Percoco and Sustainable JC Launch Stewardship Awareness Campaign on Twitter. JERSEY CITY, NJ—This summer, the trees of Jersey City are taking to twitter. Environmental artist Anne Percoco is assigning Twitter accounts to Jersey City trees and recruiting residents to tweet, in the first person, from Continue Reading