To bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment by developing community-based partnerships which empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, economic and social well-being.

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Sustainable Agriculture

The Come Grow With Us! initiative strives to increase access to sustainably grown foods and provide accompanying education in order to build sustainable and equitable communities. 

Youth Programming
Groundwork Elizabeth’s Green Team are young people learning, working, and teaching about the environment. We have first-hand experience in making the planet a greener place to live.
Urban Waters & Trails
We work to improve our urban streams, rivers, and estuaries. Groundwork has been working with the City, the County and the community to build the 2¼ mile Elizabeth River Trail. A new section is due to open this spring.

Green Careers

Working with local residents Groundwork Elizabeth plans and implements high-impact brownfield transformation and land-reuse projects, transforming environmental liabilities into community assets.

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Union County County Means Green

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the 2018 Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants program.
The Department of Environmental Protection is working with Groundwork Elizabeth and communities in Union County to transform brownfields and underused properties into healthier, sustainable areas through an initiative focused on environmental stewardship efforts.
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CONTACT US:        205 First Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206         908-289-0262