- The university is interested in writing a formal sustainability policy.
Climate Change & Energy
- NJCU is exploring the option of generating renewable energy on campus.
- The university recycles its used batteries, computers, light bulbs, and printer cartridges.
- The campus adheres to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s “Cut it and Leave it” policy for grass clippings, and recycles all campus yard waste.
- The dining halls offer local foods.
- Environmental topics are incorporated into geoscience, biology, chemistry, and physics courses.
- The campus fleet features four hybrid vehicles.
- Incentives are provided to students and employees who carpool to campus.
- Free transportation is available around campus.
- NJCU received a New Jersey Smart Workplaces Award from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for its innovative alternative commuting programs, which help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality.