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Welcome to Sustainable Camden County

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is committed to creating a sustainable future for the county and its residents. The initiatives contained in our Sustainable Camden County Plan build on decades of work that has already been accomplished by our dedicated County staff and community partners. These initiatives were developed to take into account all the work that has been accomplished to date and sets the stage for what’s to come in the next five years. The plan assesses and puts into action initiatives that will move Camden County closer to a sustainable future. We look forward to having you travel with us on this journey to a Sustainable Camden County.

Our Vision

Camden County, New Jersey will continually strive to be a sustainable community. We will promote sustainability initiatives and best practices at every level and will engage our residents, municipalities, businesses, schools, work force and guests in sustainability.



Most Recent Articles

Conservation Success in New Jersey: DEP reports record number of bald eagle nests

Posted by on Jan 12, 2021 in Accomplishments, bald eagle, Wildlife | Comments Off on Conservation Success in New Jersey: DEP reports record number of bald eagle nests

More than 40 years after facing near-extinction, New Jersey’s bald eagle population is soaring and reaching new milestones, including confirmation for the first time of nesting pairs found in each of the state’s...

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Learn About the Health Element DVRPC Created for the City of Camden’s Master Plan

Posted by on Jan 7, 2021 in Camden, Health | Comments Off on Learn About the Health Element DVRPC Created for the City of Camden’s Master Plan

DVRPC recently drafted the Camden Health Element, to potentially be adopted by the City as part of the City of Camden’s Master Plan, and is now seeking comments. With the Health Element, the City of Camden is...

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2021 EPA Technical Assistance Funding and Resource Guide

Posted by on Jan 7, 2021 in Environmental Protection/Preservation, Grants | Comments Off on 2021 EPA Technical Assistance Funding and Resource Guide

Environmental Protection Agency releases 2021 Technical Assistance Funding and...

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MURPHY ADMINISTRATION HONORS LEADERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, RECYCLING, CLIMATE ACTION WITH 2020 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Posted by on Dec 17, 2020 in Accomplishments, Awards | Comments Off on MURPHY ADMINISTRATION HONORS LEADERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, RECYCLING, CLIMATE ACTION WITH 2020 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

(20/P048) – The Murphy Administration is honoring a wide array of...

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Camden’s First Ever Parks and Open Space Plan

Posted by on Dec 17, 2020 in Accomplishments, Camden, Community Development, Sustainable | Comments Off on Camden’s First Ever Parks and Open Space Plan

Cooper’s Ferry Partnership is proud of its work and role in the development of...

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DEP TO HONOR NEW JERSEY RECYCLING LEADERS

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Accomplishments, DEP, Sustainable | Comments Off on DEP TO HONOR NEW JERSEY RECYCLING LEADERS

TRENTON – While the global recycling community continues to face...

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Legislation Banning Single-Use Paper and Plastic Bags in New Jersey

Posted by on Nov 16, 2020 in Accomplishments, Sustainable Jersey | Comments Off on Legislation Banning Single-Use Paper and Plastic Bags in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy today signed S864, which prohibits the use of single-use...

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2020 April Sustainable Champion – Joe Wallash

Posted by on Apr 9, 2020 in Accomplishments, Sustainability Champion | Comments Off on 2020 April Sustainable Champion – Joe Wallash

Playa Bowls was started by two surfers, just like Joe. What began as a...

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2020 March Sustainable Champion – Valente’s Italian Specialties

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Accomplishments, Sustainability Champion | Comments Off on 2020 March Sustainable Champion – Valente’s Italian Specialties

Valente’s Italian Specialties is committed to remaining cognizant of its...

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2020 February Sustainable Champion – Erin Crean

Posted by on Feb 8, 2020 in Accomplishments, Sustainability Champion | Comments Off on 2020 February Sustainable Champion – Erin Crean

Erin Crean is a long-time resident of Camden.  She is on the Planning...

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2020 January Sustainable Champion – Sustainable Voorhees

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Sustainability Champion | Comments Off on 2020 January Sustainable Champion – Sustainable Voorhees

Sustainable Voorhees has been tirelessly working since first becoming...

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Earth Hour

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Environmental Protection/Preservation, News | 0 comments

Earth Hour Saturday March 30, 2019 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Earth Hour is a global...

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A Tribute to Rick Harris

Posted by on Jan 12, 2021 in Sustainable | Comments Off on A Tribute to Rick Harris

Richard A. Harris, of Pennsauken, New Jersey, passed away on December 19,...

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