Secaucus Environmental Department

About Us

The Environmental Department has been enacted for the purpose of promoting a greener place to live for generations to come. This department is instrumental in protecting and preserving the environment by eliminating Styrofoam and banning Fracking waste in addition to recycling and upcycling lumber. It also serves as advisor to the mayor and council on local environmental issues.

The department assists with reports for environmental grants. It holds an annual green festival and serves as liaison to the state environmental protection agencies and enforces environmental laws enacted by the state or municipality.

G&S Solar and Sunray Power announced commercial operation at Secaucus DPW building as part of the Hudson County Improvement Authority 2012 solar RFP. This 39.48 kW solar photovoltaic array at the Secaucus DPW Building is comprised of 168 Solar Modules to provide a significant portion of electricity needed at this facility.

For further information about the G&S Solar and Sunray Power commercial operation at the Secaucus DPW, view the SunRay website.

Secaucus has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey® certification. Sustainable Jersey® is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. Secaucus is one of 117 towns out of 566 registered municipalities that have attained bronze certification.

For more information about Sustainable NJ, visit http://www.sustainablejersey.com/

Services

The services that the department provides:

  • The department is responsible for community organizing regarding environmental issues and environmental education.
  • The environmental department comes up with reports for grants that the town has been awarded for projects such as Recreational Open Space Inventories and Tree Inventories as well as community garden opportunities.
  • The environmental department is also responsible for the planning of our annual Green Summer Festival as well as other environmental events throughout the year.
  • The head of the department also serves as the town’s liaison to the state's department of environmental protection as well as any other statewide environmental agency.
  • The environmental department serves to enforce any environmentally related laws enacted by the state or the town.

Enviornmental Coordinator:

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Location:

Town Hall
1203 Paterson Plank Road
Secaucus, NJ 07006-4213

Tel: (201) 86-GREEN(47336)

Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday: 9am-4pm