Local Green Initiatives

Essex Community Energy -- A local guide to residential energy efficiency and solar programs.

Maplewood Community Garden -- the Maplewood Community Garden We currently has two gardens within the Township of Maplewood NJ: Town Hall and The First Aid Squad.  Find out more at their website

Maplewood Garden Club -- Since 1927, the Maplewood Garden Club has been a hands-on garden club, open to men and women from Maplewood, NJ and the surrounding communities.  For more information, visit their website

re:Yard Sustainable Lawn Care Program -- This sustainable yard certification program recognizes best-in-class yard care practices. The program includes 31 credits covering topics such as water efficiency, sustainable materials, composting and native plants. The participant chooses the credits that best fit their individual yards.  Join the program and get a sign for your yard.

South Mountain Conservancy -- The South Mountain Conservancy serves as a steward and advocate for the South Mountain Reservation and helps to preserve, protect, and enhance its ecology, infrastructure and natural beauty.  Find out more at their website