Urban Environment Publications
Information and guidance for developed and urban communities
Many ANJEC publications are available online in PDF format (). Just click the title to view online or download using your right mouse button. PDF files require Adobe Reader, available for free. Use the online form to order paper copies.
Monthly Green City Gazette. Email distribution. Offers environmental information and resources relating to urban and developed communities. Includes sampling of information and resources, highlighting relevant events, books, articles, web sites and various odds and ends. Also available on ANJEC web site. To subscribe send email request.
Municipal Planning for Clean Air. ( 247kb) Order paper copy. 1995. 16 pages. $1.00. How to use local master plans and ordinances to promote development that will get people out of their cars and reduce the source of half NJ’s air pollution. Includes two municipal examples, facts about car expenses and pollution, and a list of references.
Remediating and Redeveloping Brownfields in New Jersey: A Guide for Municipalities and Community Organizations. 2006. 24 pages. $3.00. Explains New Jersey’s multiple brownfields programs, redevelopment issues and approaches concerned citizens and municipalities can use to identify and remediate contaminated sites. Appendices cover state and federal brownfields legal provisions and key government and non-profit contacts. on-line ( 827kb).
Spreading the Word: A Publicity Handbook for Recycling. Order paper copy. 1986, 34 pages. $2.00. By Sandy Batty. The classic manual for promoting recycling programs. Gives ‘anatomies’ of brochures and press releases for easy imitation. Offers ideas for promotional activities, school programs and graphic design. Includes checklists, illustrations, clip art and reproduction sheets.
Urban Environmental Commissions ( 987kb). Order paper copy. 2003. 12 pages. FREE. Full of color photographs, this booklet illustrates how active environmental commissions can help protect health and the environment in NJ's urban and developed communities. Their work on open space, green infrastructure, recycling and litter, health issues, wildlife habitat restoration, energy, pedestrian and transportation, land use planning, education and community outreach makes a difference.