NJM has a history of working to help improve the communities in which we are privileged to serve. As part of that commitment, we support sustainability efforts that help to reduce our environmental footprint. Here are just some of the ways we are working towards achieving this goal:
Recycling and Disposal Efforts
In 2016, NJM recycled:
At all NJM facilities we use certified methods of disposal of electronic waste, fluorescent lamps and regulated hazardous waste.
NJM's Hammonton Office
NJM's Hammonton office was built using this “green” philosophy, with sustainable building features that contribute to greater energy efficiency, enhanced indoor environmental quality, reduced maintenance and waste and minimized impact on the natural surroundings.
The overall building design, infrastructure and grounds of NJM's Hammonton office incorporate a number of environmentally-friendly features including:
In 2015, NJM received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification — the company’s first — from the United States Green Building Council for the third-floor construction of its Hammonton office.
In 2005, NJM preserved nearly two acres of wetlands near Gold Run Creek, adjacent to our West Trenton offices, for the growth of indigenous plants and vegetation and wildlife sanctuary.
Corporate Giving Supports Environmental Efforts
Our corporate giving efforts have included donations to numerous environmentally-friendly organizations including:
Commuting and Telecommuting
To encourage use of mass transit, NJM provides daily shuttles to and from the SEPTA regional rail station for our West Trenton employees. We also offer work-from-home opportunities to qualified employees.
To help cut the amount of paper consumed, we encourage our customers to go "paperless" by receiving and paying their bills online. In the last year alone, more than 40,000 NJM policyholders have elected to receive their bills electronically. To sign up for paperless billing click here.