Do you know of a Lambertville business that’s making efforts to protect the environment? Maybe it’s using reusable bags, forgoing plastic for compostable take-out containers, or encouraging customers to bring their own mug. Whatever the sustainability practice is, Lambertville Environmental Commission (LEC) wants to hear about it! Nominate your favorite Lambertville Green business by September 13 for the city’s first-ever Green Innovator Award.

The Green Innovator Award was created in connection with the City’s Ditching Disposable initiative. It will recognize local businesses who embody the ideals of green business practices. The public will nominate and choose the Winner of the award.

Nominate your favorite green business at this link. The deadline for nominees is September 13.

About the Lambertville Environmental Commission

The Lambertville Environmental Commission (LEC) serves the city in its efforts to protect the environment, providing innovative, cutting-edge recommendations to the Mayor and Council. In addition, LEC educates the public about the environmental challenges facing the City.

On May 7, 2019, the City of Lambertville Environmental Commission was awarded a $20,000 Sustainable Jersey grant. Funded by the PSEG Foundation, the grant awards will fund a range of projects including green infrastructure, park restoration, single-use plastic reduction campaigns, rain gardens, environmental resource inventories, creative placemaking, green team capacity building and more. The Lambertville Environmental Commission, chaired by resident Liz Magill Peer, sought this grant to support its Ditching Disposables initiative.

For more information about the Ditching Disposables Initiative, please follow the Lambertville Environmental Committee on Facebook or visit the website.

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