The State of New Jersey supports sustainability. In addition to the rigorous Sustainable Jersey™ standards for cities, New Jersey has an Energy Master Plan, financial incentives for renewable energy and many other programs to encourage its residents to think "green".
NJ DEP - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's site provides a comprehensive overview of New Jersey's air quality, water quality, parks and forests, and fish and wildlife.
Clean Energy Program - The NJ Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs, and services for NJ residents, business owners, and local governments to help them save energy, money, and the environment.
COOLAdvantage Program - Provides rebates for energy efficient air conditioners and heaters.
WARMAdvantage Program - Provides rebates for high efficiency natural gas home heating and/or water heating systems.
Clean Energy Comfort Partners - The New Jersey Comfort Partners Program is a free energy-saving and energy education program for qualified lower-income customers.
Green Driver Incentives - Provides incentives for certain fuel-efficient and electric vehicles, including 10% discount with EZPass, exemptions from emissions testing, and possibly tax incentives for qualifying vehicles.
Solar Water Heater Program - This program offers a $1,200 incentive to NJ residents with electric hot water heating that install qualifying solar hot water systems to replace or to supplement their existing system
Refrigerator/ Freezer Recycling - This program promotes responsible recycling of refrigerators and freezers and offers cash incentives for doing so.
Sustainable Jersey™ - A certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, control costs and save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.