Hoboken Green Team Kicks Off 2019 Initiatives

The Hoboken Green Team has launched several green initiatives in the City of Hoboken, including an invitation to apply for Green Business Recognition, opportunities to join the upcoming Green Fair, participate in the hydration station program, and to join the City’s composting pilot program.

First up is the Hoboken Green Business Recognition Program, which distinguishes local business advancing sustainability and environmental responsibility. Know a business like this? Or are you a business like this? Apply for recognition here.

Hoboken Green Businesses will receive a Hoboken Green Business sticker to display at their storefront; a digital version of the Hoboken Green Business sticker to post on their website; recognition as a Hoboken Green Business at the 2019 Hoboken Green Fair; a press release that will be distributed via the City Nixle emails, website, and social media; a “Green Business Spotlight” on the Hoboken Green Team Instagram page; a free space at the 2018 Hoboken Green Fair; and recognition as a Hoboken Green Business on the Hoboken website.

Next up is the 8th Annual Green Fair, held on June 8.The  Fair will be held from 11am to 3pm at Church Square Park, entering from the corner of Fourth Street and Garden Street, and will feature live music and organic food vendors. It is intended to introduce sustainable lifestyle choices to the community, raise awareness regarding environmental issues, and demonstrate how consumers can reduce their impact on the earth by selecting sustainable, eco-friendly products and services.

Lastly, there’s the Hoboken composting pilot program businesses and schools are invited to join. The City of Hoboken and Community Compost Company offers FREE curbside pickup of food scraps services to local businesses and schools. If your business would like to learn more about FREE compost pickup, visit www.hobokennj.gov/compost.