Initiatives

Current Initiatives

Plastic Bag Reduction Campaign
Sustainable Highland Park, a borough commission, has been awarded a $10,000 grant to reduce single use plastic bags in our town.  We will be doing education and outreach to businesses, consumers, students and the faith community over the next year. Learn more about the campaign here.

HP Solar Challenge
Interested in solar panels for your home or business? Sustainable Highland Park has joined forces with the EnergySage Marketplace to get you quotes online from multiple, pre-screened local installers and help you compare offers in an apples-to-apples format so you get the best deal. Sign up here

Recycle Coach
The recycle coach app Highland Park launch is coming soon! This app connects residents to the Department of Public Works for recycling and garbage pick-up schedule and information

Sustainable Living Workshop Series
Presented by Raíces Cultural Center’s EcoCulture Program, co-sponsored by Sustainable Highland Park and funded by the borough’s Park Partners grant. This workshop series will run through the fall of 2017. Full schedule here.

Downtown Business Recycling Challenge
Sustainable Highland Park is currently challenging more downtown Highland Park business to take additional steps towards sustainability by providing recycling bins and information to business owners. Does your downtown HP business need a recycling bin? Get in touch and Sustainable Highland Park will provide one!

Earth Day 2017
This annual event took place on Sunday, April 23 from 11am-3pm. Workshops, information tables, live music, food, family, community!