Environmental Commission/Green Team

COLLECT YOUR PACKING STYROFOAM AND GET READY TO UNLOAD IT AT THE OCT 15TH SHREDFEST!

Click HERE for further details

CLEAN, DRY PACKING MATERIAL ONLY
NO peanuts
NO food containers
NO tape or ink markings   

      STYROFOAM

 

Trex challenge

FOR MORE INFO ON WHAT TO RECYCLE VISIT TREX

WYCKOFF COMPLETION OF ENERGY UPGRADES.

LARKIN HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER energy upgrades have been completed thanks to funding from Sustainable Jersey and the Gardinier Environmental Fund

WEC at Larkin HouseLarkin House energy upgrade


bag ban

 

For more information on what this means visit HERE

 

Is Your Life Too Plastic?

Bag It

WEC sponsored an October 28th movie screening featuring a short discussion about Plastic Pollution with
Alex Ambrose, Policy Analyst, Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC)
 
The BAG IT Movie is on loan at your local Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS)
Bag It webinar  
 
 reusable bag
 

Logo contest winner, Riley, former student at Coolidge Elementary School

"PLASTIC FREE IS THE WAY FOR ME"

Calling All Bergen County Artists/Visual/Performance/Musical/Other… 

The Sustainable Jersey Bergen County HUB has established “Creative Bergen NJ” Link HERE for more information.

To all Bergen County Artists, Artist Organizations, and Artist Businesses living or working in Bergen County, please fill out a short survey as part of the campaign to emphasize all the great artistic things happening in Bergen County, and there are MANY!! Please share with SJ HUB your ideas on what they can do to help promote YOUR ART in OUR community.   Be one of their Creative Assets by taking their survey LINK HERE  

 Plastic Free July

PLASTIC FREE IS THE WAY FOR ME.

TAKE THE PLEDGE TO BE THE SOLUTION TO END PLASTIC POLLUTIONDO YOUR PART TO REDUCE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC WASTE TODAY AND EVERYDAY!

PLASTIC FREE VIDEO

 

Reuse

One Person's Trash is Another Person's Treasure - Alternative Ways to Reduce Waste by Re-using Waste.

To learn more visit the NJDEP

 

Compost

DO YOU COMPOST?  

LEARN HOW BY JOINING A FREE VIRTUAL BACKYARD COMPOSTING WORKSHOP ON JUNE 10, 2020 AT 8:00pm 

Us this link  to register for the Zoom Workshop: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/backyard-composting-workshop-tickets-107161...

Did you know almost 31% of  the U.S. food supply is wasted and ends up in landfills or incinerated? Food Waste accounts for almost 22% of discarded municipal solid waste? 

earth day 50

THINGS TO DO AND VIEW AT HOME EVERYDAY AND ON EARTH DAY'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY at:

 NJDEP  https://www.nj.gov/dep/dep50/activities.html

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020, Rutger's Cooperative Extension offers its webinar series "Earth Day at Home" To view the webinar recordings please visit Rutgers Cooperative Extension .

 

The FLOW Film series movies have been cancelled.

FLOW film series

 

SJ Gardinier Grant

The 2019 Municipal Calendar features

Wyckoff's Environmental Resources Inventory.

Cover of 2019 Municipal Calendar

USE THE LINKS BELOW TO VIEW THE ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES CONTENT CONTAINED IN OUR 2019 MUNICIPAL CALENDAR:
 

January - Township Committee Message

February - Topography

March -  Geology

April - Vegetation

May - Wildlife

June - Climate

July - Air Quality

August - Hydrology

September - Solar

October - reDevelopment

November - Open Spaces

December - Recycling
 

Largest Tree in Wyckoff

Members of the Environmental Commission stand before the largest tree in Wyckoff

The Environmental Commission is updating Wyckoff's Environmental Resources Inventory and seeks your photos and input. Read all the details HERE.

 

Mission Statement:

Wyckoff is committed to growth of an economic and socially sustainable community, and to developing strategies that will reduce our impact on the environment both collectively and individually, so that we might preserve our natural resources for the citizens now and in the future.

Description of EC Volunteers

Questions - join us at a WEC/WGT Meeting held on the third Monday of each month @ 7:00pm, for more information contact the Environmental Chair at [email protected] 

SJ Hub

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Denise Capparelli 201 891-7000 Ext. 1180

Commissioner/Secretary

Name Title
Celeste Homaychak Chairwoman
Ben Weiner Commission Member
Rudolf E. Boonstra Township Committee Liaison
Lisa Koeber Commission Member
Denise Capparelli
Mae Bogdansky Planning Board Liaison
Roger Lane Commission Member
Denise Capparelli Commission Member/Secretary
Denise Capparelli
Beth Fischer Commission Member