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Environmental Commission

Contact Information:

E Mail Address:  

Mailing Address: West Orange Energy Commission
                                                  Township of West Orange
                                                  Mayors Office
                                                  66 Main Street
                                                  West Orange, NJ 07052

  •  Last Wednesday of each month at 7 pm
  • Town Hall Room 109
    66 Main St.
    West Orange, NJ 07052

The Environmental Commission :

a.            Shall have the power to conduct research into the possible use of municipal open land areas within the Township.

b.            Shall conduct research and analyze green initiatives that make environmental and financial sense to the Township.

c.            Shall serve as the West Orange Green Team and support the municipality's efforts to work in accordance with the Township's Sustainable Element in the Master Plan.

d.            Shall collaborate with Township employees, service providers, other governmental agencies and the West Orange
               Board of Education: Administration, Facilities Director and Student Green Teams, to share resource information and
               ideas consistent with the Commission's mission to protect and or develop natural resources.

e.            Shall inform, educate and encourage participation with Township employees, residents and local businesses the solicitation of ideas on efficient green initiatives. 

f.             May prepare, advertise, print, and distribute books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets for the promotion of
               environmental goals and educational purposes.  

g.            Shall work with the Open Space Index of all natural resource areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marshland, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas and may recommend to the Planning Board plans and programs for inclusion in the Master Plan for the preservation or development and use of such areas.

h.            Shall prepare a report of suggested best management practices to create and promote a 'greener' municipality.

Arbor Day 2016


  • Mike Brick- Chair
  • Cynthia Cumming
  • Christina Faust
  • John Linson
  • Max Manshel
  • Robert Natko
  • Linda Stiles
  • Andrew Trenk
  • Susan McCartney- Township Council Representative
  • Nick Salese- Recycling Coordinator