General Green Resources
Rockaway Township Spring Clean Up Day: Saturday, April 29 all residents are invited to help remove litter. Children younger than 18 years of age must be under parental supervision. Volunteers will meet at Parks Lake. Pre-registration is required. Please call 973-983-2848 by April 24.
GreenFILE: GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
Explora for Students: This easy to use online resource from Ebsco can help you find lots of articles and videos for your Earth Day project. Try searching for “Earth Day” or “Environmentalism” for best results!
Carbonfund Ways to offset your carbon emissions
Solarhome All solar products
Solartoday Solar Energy News
Ecogeek Efforts to mesh nature with technology
Treehugger (All things green including job boards, forums, news, design, clothing, etc.
Food & Farmers’ Markets
Jersey Fresh Locate New Jersey Farmers Markets, farm facts, and agri-tourism information
Local Harvest Locate farmers’ markets, CSAs, and sustainably-grown food in your area
Organic Find information on organic food, product reviews
NJ Natural and Health Food Stores 90 listings, search by zip code
Seed Savers Exchange SSE is a non-profit organization who share and save heirloom seed
State of NJ Department of Agriculture Features Jersey Fresh growing schedule
Green Goods & Services
Ecomall Online shopping depot of green goods
Great Green Goods Blog of green products made out of recycled materials
Terracycle Recycle drink pouches and snack bags for cash.
Greenpeople Online directory of eco-friendly health products
Recycling in NJ Dept of Env Protection portal: County info,recycling stats, laws
Rockaway Twp Recycling Schedule in Health & Social Services tab. There is also an app!
Reuse-a-Shoe Send your used athletic shoes to Nike and they’ll recycle them into a playground or basketball court surface.
Freecycle Non-profit groups all over the world who are giving and getting stuff for free so it stays out of landfills