Founded in 2012, Sustainable Princeton is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire the community to develop and implement solutions that positively impact the environment. We work alongside residents, businesses, nonprofits, and the local government to make our community more sustainable..
Issue Areas:environment, infrastructure, neighborhood
Typical Volunteer Opportunities:From the Spring through Fall, we rely on numerous volunteers to help us spread the word about our mission at events, assist us in collecting resources at the Princeton Farmer's Market, or help us pull off the annual GreenFest. In addition, throughout the year, we rely on volunteers to help with research, writing, and data analysis. To see current opportunities visit Sustainable Princeton's Volunteer Match.
Current Volunteer Opportunities:yes
The Princeton Environmental Commission (PEC) is comprised of volunteer Princeton residents who are appointed by the Council with the Chair being appointed by the Mayor. The commission advises the Mayor, Township Administration, The Town Council, and local officials, including the Planning Board and the Zoning Board regarding environmental issues and actions that may affect the natural resources and inhabitants of the community.
Princeton’s Public Works department is responsible for our refuse, recycling, and organics collection, among other tasks.
Community Partner Spotlight
Learn more about how the library and Sustainable Princeton work together in our Community Partner Spotlight.