Long Beach Township is a leader of sustainable initiatives on Long Beach Island.
- First town on LBI to launch Recycle Coach App.
- First town on LBI to ban single-use plastic bags.
- First town on LBI to ban the releasing of balloons.
- Sustainable Jersey Certified Community at Bronze Level.
- Founding member of the Shell Recycle Program
- The only municipality in NJ to actively support shell recycling. In 2020, LBT received the DEP Recycling Award for Leadership.
- Established the LBT Field Station to be a center of research and information for LBI & Southern Ocean County