Office of Sustainability   Phone: (609) 652-3700 ext. 209  |  Fax: (609) 652-1725  |  Email:
                                                                                                                     Chief Sustainability Officer: Melanie Lynch

The Office of Sustainability serves to make Galloway Township a more “sustainable” community – a cleaner, greener place to live, work and visit. According to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), such a community “uses resources wisely and sustainably, fosters a shared vision, brings people together to work toward long-lasting solutions, and considers future generations when making decisions today.”

Sustainability provides many benefits to a community, including lower capital and operating costs, improved public and environmental health, improved quality of life for residents, preservation of property values, and coordinated decision-making between local, State, and Federal governments. For these reasons and others, the Office of Sustainability is committed to being a resource, an advocate, and a catalyst for environmental education, recycling and solid waste management, litter abatement, stormwater management, energy efficiency, biodiversity, permaculture, habitat protection, conservation of natural resources, and water/soil/air quality.

The Office of Sustainability partners with area residents, businesses, non-profits, community leaders, local government, and the council-appointed green team – Go Green Galloway, a Task Force for a Sustainable Galloway – on the following sustainability efforts:
Recycling Education, Reporting & Enforcement
Green Business Recognition Program
Galloway Township Clean Communities Program (Roadside Cleanups)
Kids Go Green/Sustainability for Schools Program
Patriot Lake Adopt-a-Garden & Sponsorship Program
Galloway Township Rain Garden (Main Municipal Complex)
Creative Assets Inventory
Environmental Resource Inventory
NJDEP WasteWise Endorser
NJ Tree Recovery Program
Native/Invasive Species Education
Lead education
Anti-Idling Education
Energy Conservation
Green Building Education
Reusable Bag/Bottle Education Program
Think Local First Program
“Cigarette Butts are Litter Too” (Keep America Beautiful) Campaign

Follow us!

swift911footer             opralogo
Galloway Township Municipal Government
300 East Jimmie Leeds Road
Galloway, New Jersey 08205
Phone: (609) 652-3700
Township Office Hours:
Monday - Friday  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
©2017-2020 All rights reserved.