July 1 - July 31, 2019
July 1 - July 31, 2019

SAGE EcoLogicals

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - SAGE

The Sustainability Action Group for the Environment (SAGE) is a group of NJDEP employees from different programs and with diverse backgrounds that have come together to promote sustainability within the NJDEP.

Points Total

  • 110 Today
  • 1,085 This Week
  • 3,475 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    with people
  • up to
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    zero-waste meals
  • up to
    waste audits
  • up to
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • July 21 at 12:03 PM
    To compost whatever waste you can is a means to turn waste into a resource in each of our lives.  Composting is relatively easy with a kitchen composter on the county that you empty to the outside composter daily or weekly and composted soil is rich in nutrients that you can use on your flower &/or vegetable garden.  Unfortunately, I was...
  • July 20 at 10:24 AM
    That's easy, I ask a colleague walking down the hallway at lunchtime carrying a plastic bag, why in 2019 do they not have a reusable bag to put their take out lunch in?  I have also noticed on occasion  if what's in the plastic bag is styrofoam, and if so then why haven't they asked for an alternative or brought their own from home to take out...
  • July 19 at 12:31 PM
    I missed a check-in last week because you can only go back 3 days to check-in retroactively. I am finding this to be the hardest EcoChallenge I have participated in. This is partly due to the Daily Challenges I chose that I don't actually do on a daily basis, and that much of the produce in stores is already packaged in a plastic bag or box....
  • July 19 at 10:10 AM
    37D20C8A-C2BA-446D-AC61-99217E74541F.jpeg 210.45 KB Basically #4-7 plastics are the worst that should be avoided at all costs
  • July 19 at 9:50 AM
    I am trying not to use my cube garbage can with a frequently changed plastic bag when I do use it . 
  • July 19 at 9:37 AM
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20 Team Members

Recently active team members


Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: SAGE EcoLogicals Challenger Team Members: 20 Challenger Points: 3475 Winning?: VS. Challenged: H&M NJSO Challenged Team Members: 23 Challenged Points: 789 Winning?:  
Challenger: SAGE EcoLogicals Challenger Team Members: 20 Challenger Points: 3475 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Ossur Philadelphia Challenged Team Members: 7 Challenged Points: 1615 Winning?: