Environmental Commission

Mission Statement

The Paramus Environmental Commission seeks to protect and improve the quality of our land, water, and air by advising the Borough of Paramus on actions and policies of sustainability. Through education and outreach, the Commission seeks to inspire our community, both residential and commercial, to incorporate environmentally responsible practices in their daily lives.

Responsibilities of the Commission

Educate and inspire the community the public through various channels:

  • Host speakers at public events
  • Organize Paramus’s annual Earth Day celebration
  • Support Paramus DPW messages about recycling to local businesses and residents
  • Participate in town events, such as National Night Out

Practice sustainability and improve the quality of Paramus life in ways including:

  • Support the Paramus Farmers Market
  • Promote and organize clean up events
  • Field resident concerns about the environment
  • Advise the town on environmental best practices

           Commission Members                           Term Expires

Mark Cristaldi- Chair12/31/22
Robert J. Riccoboni - Vice Chair12/31/23
Thomas Caiaffa12/31/24
Anthony Landa12/31/22
Jamie Love12/31/23

Shelli Rigolosi

Dennis Niland - Planning Board Liason12/31/24


Mark Distler12/31/22
Brian Bibeau12/31/23
Maria Elena Bellinger - Council Liason
Nicole Smith - Secretary

Commission Meeting Dates

Meetings will take place in the borough hall caucus room at 8pm.

January 10, 2022February 14, 2022
March 14, 2022April 11, 2022
May 9, 2022June 13, 2022
July 11, 2022August 08, 2022
September 12, 2022October 17, 2022
November 14, 2022December 12, 2022

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Boards and Commissions Membership Application 

  1. Nicole Smith

    Board Secretary
    Phone: 201-265-2100, ext 2361