Task Forces

The Wyckoff Green Team is composed of five TASK FORCES in order to divide the responsibilities of the Team’s efforts.  Each task force has a leader that manages each group and coordinates volunteer efforts.  The following is a list of each task force, their responsibilities and current projects.

THE WYCKOFF GREEN TEAM TASK FORCES

TASK FORCE ONE: COMMUNITY

[Partnership and Outreach, Diversity & Equity, Health and Wellness, Food, Arts, Culture & Historic Preservation]

Completed Projects:

  • Wyckoff Day Booth Participant June 2011
  • County Fair Participant, 2011

Current Projects:

  • Wyckoff School -The Greene Scene formed,  April 2011
  • Wyckoff School’s Trash vs Recycling practices identified
  • The Big Paper Challenge – Paper Shredding Challenge in May/June in the 5 district schools.

TASK FORCE TWO: BUILDING AND ENERGY

[Energy Efficiency, Green House Gas/Municipal Carbon Footprint, Green Design, Innovative Demonstration Projects]

Current Projects:

TASK FORCE THREE: LAND USE AND LOCAL BUSINESS

[Land Use  & Transportation, Local Economies, Natural Resources, Animals in the Community]

Current Projects:

TASK FORCE FOUR: WASTE MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS AND FACILITIES

Completed Projects:

  •                          GreenStar Recycling Plant, Paterson, NJ – WGT/TF#4 visit June 2011
  •                          Shredding Event – April 2011 (100 cars), 2012 (400 cars)
  •                          Educational Event on Compopsting at TUTU and Paper Shredding      Events April 2012

Current Projects:

  • Reuseable Bottle Pledge –
  • Plastic Films (#2 and #4) recycling study
  • Participation in the re-bidding of the Recycling and Solid Waste WOLF contract for 2013-2018
  • PAYT Program – Pay As You Throw opportunity, trash collection
  • NF Back-to-Basics Campaign
  • Plastic Grocery Bags are out, Reusable Shopping Bags are in Campaign

TASK FORCE FIVE: MEDIA AND PR

[Press Relations, Website Creation and Maintenance, Social Media Channels]

Completed Projects:

  • Recycled Table Cloth Created reusing old Recreation Team Shirts June 2011
  • WGT Logo created
  • WGT Banner created
  • WGT T-Shirts designed & available For Sale to members & community
  • WGT Car Magnets “Support the WGT”
  • Cataloged Media boards for Community Presentations
  • Green Week on EMS ETV April 2011
  • Green Presenters on EMS ETV April 2012 (RHS JR, HS, JR)

Current Projects:

  • This website (please send us your feedback and suggestions!)
  • Newsletter
  • Plastic Films Study –  Tri-Fold media peice
  • Plastic Grocery Bags are out, Reusable Shopping Bags are in Media Pc
  • SJ Tracking Meter
  • Plastic Grocery Bags are out, Reusable Shopping Bags are in!
  • Plastic Films Study – consideration for inclusion in the Recycables?
  • NF Back-to-Basics Campaign
  • PAYT Program – Pay As You Throw opportunity
  • Field Trip to the GreenStar Recycling Plant, Paterson, NJ – Revisit for folks that are interested
  • The Big Paper Challenge – Paper Shredding Challenge in May/June in the 5 district schools.
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