South Plainfield Recycling Program Independence Day Holiday Schedule

June 25, 2017

 The South Plainfield Recycling Complex on Kenneth Avenue will be closed on Tuesday, the Fourth of July.  It will be open instead from 12-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5.

        Curbside recyclables collection will not be affected by the holiday.

        For updates, call the Recycling Hotline: (908) 226-7620.

Public Notice: Dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The New Jersey Water Supply Authority is proposing a project which will remove an estimated 248,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Delaware and Raritan Canal to increase flow capacity. 

The estimated cost of the project is $51.86 million, and the project will span from Kingston to Amwell Road.

The canal provides drinking water for Central Jersey residents and ...

Go Green with your Blue Jeans Sunday June 25 at the Nutley Farmers' Market

NUTLEY, NJ - Sunday June 25 is Greenutley Denim Recycling Day!

Bring denim jeans and clothing (any condition and color) to the Market 9 am-2 pm for recycling into eco-friendly home insulation.

Christie Administration Kicks Off 2017 #Jerseyfreshlove Photo Contest

VINELAND, NJ -- Get your camera ready, log onto Instagram, and get ready for the 2017 #JerseyFreshLove photo contest.. 

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and the 2016 winner of the Jersey Fresh Love social media photo contest, Ryan Briggs, owner of Outlaw’s Burger Barn and Creamery in Vineland, recently kicked off the 2017 #jerseyfreshlove Instagram-only ...

Freeholders Approve $6 Million Open Space Plan

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Hunterdon County Freeholders Tuesday approved a $6.16 million spending plan for open space preservation projects, which will be funded by the county’s open space trust fund.

The plan, “continues our commitment to maximizing the use of open space revenues towards preserving farmland from development,” Freeholder Director John Lanza said.

The plan ...

Get Shredded At The Upcoming Middlesex County Residential Paper Shred

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Nothing clutters up a home more than those piles of school papers, utility statements, credit card statements and other papers containing personal information that residents don't feel comfortable recycling or throwing away due to fear of identity theft. So, mark the calendar for Saturday, July 22 for the Middlesex County Residential Paper Shred at Spotswood High ...

Fair Lawn Water Meter Replacement Program PHASE III - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Fair Lawn Water Meter Replacement Program?
The Fair Lawn Water Department has initiated a program to replace approximately 10,000 of the Borough’s residential and commercial water meters and associated meter interface units (MIUs). MIUs are small, black, electronic boxes that work with the water meter to transmit meter readings to the billing office.

Why is this program ...

Colonial Park: Container Garden Workshop for Children

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - If you have a child between the ages of seven to ten, and you want them to learn about edible plants the Somerset County Park Commission has got you covered. 

This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. a workshop called “Container Gardening with Edible Plants" will be held at Colonial Park Fragrance & Sensory Garden, Parking Lot A, at 156 Mettlers Road in ...

Hunterdon Freeholders Oppose PennEast Pipeline

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Four Hunterdon Freeholders have joined with officials from 15 municipalities to oppose the proposed PennEast gas pipeline.

In a letter to the state Department of Environmental Protection, Freeholders John Lanza, John King, Mathew Holt and Susanne Lagay asked the DEP to reject PennEast’s application “because of the threats it poses to health, safety, property ...

Union Students Participate in 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Union County, NJ – Three Union students in the Union County 4-H program were among those who participated in the annual statewide 4-H Public Speaking Contest at Rutgers University in New Brunswick last Saturday.

Ayomiposi Oluwakuyide, Issac Oluwakuyide, and Kyle Grant were among those students who spoke at length on a topic of their choice and were recognized with “Very ...

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Mon, June 26

Montclair History Center, Montclair

Farm Camp

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Mon, June 26, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Summer Nature Camps start June 26!

Education Green

Mon, June 26, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Summer Nature Camps start June 26!

Education Green

Free Electronics and Paper Shredding Event in Livingston Sunday, June 25

June 22, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Township of Livingston its Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Event of 2017 on Sunday, June 25. The program offers residents drive through service to dispose of unwanted electronics and small appliances, whether the items are working or not, and confidential papers to shred. 

Livingston residents may take their electronics and confidential papers to the ...