Top 10 – Top Sustainable Businesses in New Jersey

June 4, 2019
Two white cars plugged in to an EV charging station on a brick road with a tree behind them. Feature image for the Top Ten Sustainable Businesses in New Jersey.

In celebration of Sustainable Jersey’s 10yr anniversary (and upcoming conference), Business View is highlighting the corporate community – big and small entities – who are helping keep the Garden State green. We ended up with ‘Top 10 plus 1’ because we couldn’t miss Rutgers University!

  1. ChargeEVC serves as a trusted resource for research and advocacy, leading to advance the adoption of electric vehicles. Widespread and accelerated adoption of electric vehicles yields significant sustainable benefits. 
  2. EPV SOLAR An energy company that designs, manufactures, and markets thin-film amorphous silicon solar modules, which capture energy from sunlight.
  3. GO GREEN DISPLAYS Go Green manufactures trade-show exhibit booths and displays using sustainable materials that either have recycled content or are themselves recyclable.
  4. Atlantic Health System Atlantic Health System is a member of the New Jersey Sustainable Business Registry, with five of its medical centers recognized. Their leadership has pursued recycling and energy saving policies from grassroots employee efforts to large-scale construction projects. They also have an employee green team that initiates eco-friendly projects throughout the healthcare system.
  5. New Jersey American Water New Jersey American Water is the largest water service provider in the state, serving approximately 2.7 million people in 190 communities. Five of their water treatment plants, have been nationally recognized with Directors Awards for participating in the U.S. EPA’s Partnership for Safe Water program.
  6. Prudential As part of Prudential’s corporate social responsibility commitments, the company has focused on urban renewal and education in the City of Newark, where they are based. We recognize their work to support and implement Newark’s social and environmental actions that advance quality of life for all.
  7. Bristol Myers Squibb When it comes to environmental stewardship, Bristol-Myers Squibb is a leader. The company has increased its efforts to preserve natural resources, focus on opportunities to reduce packaging, and save energy and water. From 2009 to 2012, Bristol-Myers Squibb reduced its total annual greenhouse gas emissions by about 28,000 metric tons.
  8. Bayshore Recycling Bayshore Recycling (Bayshore) is an award-winning leader in the recycling industry and champion for the environment, reintroducing materials into the economic mainstream while reducing the volume of material deposited in New Jersey’s landfills. The Company is a model of sustainability.
  9. TerraCycle a New Jersey-based sustainable company that recycles materials previously viewed as non recyclable. What started as an initiative to convert worm droppings into plant fertilizer has since transformed into a leading global waste management firm.
  10. Natural Systems Utilities Systems Utilities has made our selection of the Top Sustainable Companies in New Jersey and is based in Hillsborough. NSU is an emerging national leader in water reclamation and reuse innovation.
  11. Rutgers University We can’t discuss sustainability without mentioning the biggest university in New Jersey. Almost 15yrs ago, Rutgers launched their own internal Sustainability Committee and since then have been leaders in higher education focused towards renewable energy/energy efficiency, sustainable landscaping, water refill stations, flood waste minimization, and biodiversity.For more information on Sustainability in New Jersey, make sure to check out www.sustainablejersey.comOr the amazing team at New Jersey Sustainable Business Council –

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