The Delran Green Team has invited experts on a variety of topics to share their knowledge with the residents of Delran as part of our Sustainability on Tap. Stop by Throwbacks on Monday’s and grab a drink and sit back and enjoy. We’ll be there at 6:30pm and speakers will start at 7pm.
On July 25, first on tap, “The Mysteries of Solar”. Jonathan Manazec from Trinity Solar will speak about residential solar systems including the costs, benefits and incentives. If you’ve been considering buying or leasing solar panels, this is a talk you don’t want to miss.
On August 1, we have lined up two speakers for “Public Works and Playgrounds”. First up, at 6:30pm will be Jerry DeSanto, Delran Township’s Recycling Coordinator and Superintendent of Public Works. Learn about our recycling effort and how you can be a better recycler. At 7:15, Arthur Ashton, Executive Director for “Build Jake’s Place”. Delran’s Community Park is the second location planned for Jake’s Place Boundless Playground. Opportunity to hear about the plans and how you can get involved.
On August 8, Mike Haberland is an Environmental and Resource Management Agent for the Cooperative Extension of Camden County, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. He’ll have us “Singing in the Rain” with his talk about harvesting stormwater with rain gardens and rain barrels. Definitely great ideas that you can take home. We’ll have a few rain barrel kits.
On August 15, Bob Hughes, Beekeeper. Learn about the “Secret Life of Bees” and the importance services bees provide. Bob has been keeping bee hives for over 35 years. He teaches a bee-ginning class at Rutgers University and is a hive inspector for the Department of Agriculture. He’ll talk about beekeeping, honey and the concern of the decline of bees. You’ll have an opportunity to taste honey produced by local bees. Sure to be a fun time. Definitely “family friendly” talk.
On August 22, will tap out with “It’s Electric” by Dan Riggle, an Account Executive with Schneider Electric, serving school districts, colleges and universities, and municipalities in New Jersey. His goal is to help these entities become more energy efficient and sustainable. He’ll provide information on the NJ Clean Energy Program’s incentives for homeowners and renters and well as the energy efficiency program, Schneider Electric is implementing for the Delran Board of Education.
Bring your family and friends to one or all happy hour “Sustainability on Tap” events. Print out our flyer so you can mark the ones you don’t want to miss.