In N.J., Cape May and Princeton Township win environmental awards

    Two area towns have gained recognition from Sustainable Jersey.

    Sustainability Champion awards went to towns, in three size categories, that have received high marks in the Sustainable Jersey certification program.

    In the small-town category, Cape May, N.J., won a champion designation.

    Princeton Township, in Mercer County, won a statewide innovation award.

    Town mayors will accept the awards at the Sustainable Jersey luncheon at the New Jersey League of Municipalities‚ Conference on Tuesday.

    Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey. Launched in 2009, Sustainable Jersey is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports community efforts to reduce waste, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and improve environmental equity.

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