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Our Environment

Become a Block Captain!

The Clean City Block Captain Program began in 2010 with an initiative to keep litter off our streets - while building community bonds. These special volunteers conduct mini clean-ups with neighbors on their block throughout the year, and educate about the significance of keeping their block clean. Learn how to become a highly regarded Block Captain!

Earth Day at Home 2020
Join New Brunswick in celebrating Earth Day - online and at home! On this 50-year Anniversary of Earth Day, there are many family-friendly online programs and activities to help us celebrate through the year! Click HERE to learn more!

Stormwater Pollution
Do you wonder what the effects of littering have on our water? Do you assume that whatever runs into our storm drains gets treated? Do you know that motor oil and hazardous materials, like some weed killers and insecticides, harm our water. Read more!

Stop-Think-Go Green!
The City of New Brunswick participates in the Sustainable Jersey program and currently maintains Bronze certification.