Super-solar New Jersey is going for energy efficient lighting in a big way, thanks to phase four of the Project Porchlight campaign (funded by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the Clean Energy Program), which will distribute more than 1.5 million CFL bulbs across the state.
This program through One Change has delivered more than has distributed approximately 1.35 million bulbs to over 360 communities in New Jersey since 2008. As part of its fourth phase, Project Porchlight will visit more than 45 communities and distribute CFL bulbs door-to-door as well as at 150 local community events.
One Change is a non-profit organization that organizes innovative community-based social marketing campaigns across the continent focused on getting people to adopt environmentally-friendly habits. The organization’s founder and president, Stuart Hickox, called the New Jersey project, “an immensely successful campaign that has allowed us to engage directly with New Jersey residents to showcase how simple actions…can make an impact.”
Over the last three years, Project Porchlight has engaged the efforts of 2600 volunteers, many of whom will now be visiting neighborhoods in Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Cape May, Jersey City, New Brunswick and Woodbridge, among others, as part of the program’s outreach efforts. More information is available online.
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