Sustainable Hillsborough

Compost Program Being Held on October 15th

At the Sustainable Hillsborough Meeting on October 15th, there will be a program on composting called “Too Good To Waste: Learn How to Compost.” The meeting will held at the Municipal Complex in Conference Room A and will start at 6:30 pm. The program is being led by Nikita Agarwal as part of her Girl […]


New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program

Hillsborough Township wants to help your business cut your energy bills, save money on your bottom line, while also helping to create a cleaner, healthier community. In partnership with Sustainable Jersey and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, we would like to make you aware of the New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program that will […]


Hillsborough Township Placed #1 in New Jersey in 30,000 to 99,999 population category and 31st in Nationwide Challenge

The results are in for the Wyland 8th annual National Mayor’s Campaign for Water Conservation. Hillsborough Township entered the competition for the first time and finished 31st out of 550+ towns and cities across the U.S. and 1st in New Jersey in the 30,000 to 99,999 population category. The campaign encouraged residents to make a […]


Rich and Debbie Norz Honored

Hillsborough residents and owners of Norz Hill Farm, Rich and Debbie Norz, have been selected as the Somerset County Vocational & Technical School District’s 2018 Business Partners of the Year. Mr. and Mrs. Norz were selected for the award for their generous donations, support, curriculum assistance and contributions to the Agricultural Science and Culinary Arts […]


Rutgers Cooperative Extension Recognized by Mayor and Township Committee

At the March 26th Township Committee Meeting, the Rutgers Cooperative Extension was recognized for its efforts to reduce flooding and clean the water of Royce Brook. The Township Committee also recognized Patricia Rector for her outstanding efforts in disconnection of stormwater, aquatic invasive species and youth and water programming. Hillsborough Township along with Rutgers Cooperative […]


Complete Survey to Enter Random Drawing for $50 Gift Certificate to Hillsborough Restaurant

Rain Garden Survey Focuses on increasing adoption of Green Infrastructure practices that help reduce flooding and clean water Since 2014, Hillsborough Township has collaborated with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension on a 319(h) Clean Water Act Grant from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection on several projects that has engaged the community to adopt green infrastructure […]


Hillsborough Township Receives the New Jersey Smart Workplaces Platinum Award, Fifth Year in a Row

Hillsborough Township was once again honored at the Annual RideWise recognition breakfast as one of only two municipalities in Somerset County to receive Platinum status in the New Jersey Smart Workplace Program. In 2013, Hillsborough Township received the Silver Award and then became the first Somerset County Municipality to achieve Platinum and has since received […]


Hillsborough Township Achieves Seventh Sustainable Jersey® Certification in Nine Years

Most Certified Town in Somerset County – Second Most Certified Town in New Jersey “Hillsborough Township began sustainable initiatives in 2006 and was one of the first towns to enter into the Sustainable Jersey program in 2009. Sustainability and planning have been ongoing with the focus being to plan for the future to ensure our […]


Hillsborough’s Newest Rain Garden Planted

On Sunday, October 6th, the Township’s newest rain garden was planted along Hunt Club Road. Thank you to all of the volunteers who participated and to DPW for preparing the site. A special thank you to the two Rutgers Environmental Stewards who designed the rain garden, Gretchen Rotondo and Amy Miller, as part of their […]




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