If you’re a Trenton resident passionate about sustainability, the Trenton Green Team needs YOU!

On Wednesday, January 25th, the Trenton Green Team will host their first meeting of 2023. With the new year comes some exciting recent changes; one of the main priorities for 2023 is making the group a more resident and community-driven organization. If you’re up for the challenge and want to make a difference in your community, all are welcome to get involved. Meetings are typically held virtually around once a month. If you’re interested in attending the January meeting, the Microsoft Teams link is available here: Teams – Trenton Green Team. The meeting will begin at 6 pm on Wednesday.

The schedule for the evening is jam-packed with details regarding the exciting agenda for this year’s team. The evening will kick off with an introduction of who the Trenton Green Team is, as well as an overview of Sustainable Jersey. Afterward, guests can enjoy a history of the Green Team and how the group came to be. The evening will conclude with an overview of how Green Teams operate and what it means to be a member. Afterward, guests will have the opportunity to discuss any questions, community concerns, etc., they may have.

You may ask yourself why I should join the Trenton Green Team. In addition to an exciting new way to connect with and serve the community, members can also:

  • Learn how the Green Team makes Trenton a healthier, more sustainable place to live, work, and play
  • Meet other Trentonians on a mission to improve our community
  • Make your voice heard in meaningful discussions regarding community priorities
  • Discuss the next steps the Green Team should take
  • Social and volunteer opportunities

The Trenton Green Team provides city residents with the vital opportunity to be directly involved in maintaining and uplifting our community. Members of the Green Team play an essential role in engaging community members and fostering sustainability, assuring ours becomes an even better place to live. The team is made up of a dynamic group of community members, including city residents, as well as those who work or volunteer in our community. Whether you have a background in sustainability or want to learn more about what your community can do to help the planet, all are welcome to contribute to this outstanding team.

If you want to do some homework before the first meeting, you can read more about the group’s priorities on Sustainable Jersey here: Sustainable Jersey – Actions. Initiatives span from green design to diversity and equity, so no matter your skillset, everyone brings an essential perspective. If you want to keep up with the Trenton Green Team, you can connect on their Facebook page here: T.G.T. – Facebook. Finally, if you’re interested in being added to the distribution list, please get in touch with the chair of the Green Team, Jim Simon, at jsimon@isles.org for additional details. A more sustainable future starts with you, so consider joining the Trenton Green Team today!

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