The QLC is partnering with the Save the Youth Academy and Hoboken Housing Authority to raise funds for back-to-school supplies and a party to kick-off the school year. We’ve been lining up donated supplies that are environmentally friendly, but are also raising funds for additional supplies and to throw a party for the kids living in the housing authority that will balance education with entertainment.
This month, Hoboken Green Drinks is holding a mixer with hMAG. We expect this to be a great networking opportunity and a fun time! We’re raffling off some great items, have lined up drink specials and complimentary snacks.
The QLC is proud to support Hoboken’s new car sharing program, The Hoboken Corner Car Program. The Corner Car program will be visible and convenient for residents, and is expected to take a large number of cars off our streets. Instead of spending large sums of money building additional garages, the city is taking an innovative approach to solve some of Hoboken’s parking problems.
Tom Chartier (pictured left), volunteers some of his spare time with the QLC’s Committee for a Green Hoboken. He is one of three individuals working on environmental issues in Hoboken highlighed in hMag’s March/April Green Issue. When not running his own business, Tom spends a good amount of time leading our subcommittee on Green Building Practices. The subcommittee is working on…
The Spring 2010 Hoboken Arts & Music Festival was the first big festival in town to have a successful recycling program! The QLC’s Committee for a Green Hoboken was behind this recycling success. Forty-four bags of uncontaminated…
The Shade Tree Commission needs help on Saturday May 8th 11 AM to 2 PM! They are looking for volunteers to help prepare tree pits on city sidewalks in town. The work, which is not difficult, involves preparing tree pits for new saplings that have been donated by the NJ Tree Foundation.
Did you know that an American home can waste, on average, more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks? Take part in Fix a Leak Week from March 15 to 21, 2010, by checking your plumbing fixtures for leaks and learning how to fix them!
Meeting minutes from QLC’s Committee for a Green Hoboken meeting on 2/9/10 covering updates from subcommittees on green buildings, municipal energy audits, recycling, as well as outreach and upcoming events.
Did you know that household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons a year nationwide? Water is vital to the survival of everything on the planet and is limited in supply. Managing water is a growing concern in the United States.
For the past four years, the Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition has recognized individuals and organizations who have given their time, energy and talent to help improve life in Hoboken. Join us for the fifth annual Thanksgiving Awards, Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., at the Hoboken Historical Museum.