Green Top Stories

June 1, 2020

PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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SECAUCUS, N.J. --  On May 30 and 31, Hackensack Riverkeeper did something that helped bring northern New Jersey a little closer to normal: the environmental group reopened its Paddling Center at Laurel Hill Park for the 2020 season. Fourteen paddlers took advantage of the perfect weather conditions ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents who planned to dispose of hazardous materials in Randolph on June 13 will now have to take the stuff to Parsippany. The county Municipal Utliities Authority (MUA) initially said the June 13 waste disposal would take place at the County College of Morris.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents who planned to dispose of hazardous materials in Randolph on June 13 will now have to take the stuff to Parsippany. The county Municipal Utliities Authority (MUA) initially said the June 13 waste disposal would take place at the County College of Morris.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County residents can take advantage of a simple, easy way to safely and properly dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other chemical wastes at the County's next free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event, which is set for June 6 -- from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- in the ...

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  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents who planned to dispose of hazardous materials in Randolph on June 13 will now have to take the stuff to Parsippany. The county Municipal Utliities Authority (MUA) initially said the June 13 waste disposal would take place at the County College of Morris.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It’s not even June, but weeds are already reaching the surface in some parts of Lake Hopatcong, a situation caused by a mild winter and one that could be made worse due to a lack of money for weed “harvesting,” said officials. In a statement addressing the weed growth, The Lake ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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Below is the video, courtesy of Belmar’s multimedia director John Sabia.   JERSEY SHORE — A family of swans on Silver Lake captured the public’s attention this week — and even starred in their own Belmar video. But is seems that since the adult pair of swans and their cygnets were ...

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Below is the video, courtesy of Belmar’s multimedia director John Sabia.   JERSEY SHORE — A family of swans on Silver Lake captured the public’s attention this week — and even starred in their own Belmar video. But is seems that since the adult pair of swans and their cygnets were ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The clank of the metal lever followed by the rush of whooshing water culminating in silence.   You may not think it artful, but the fact toilets have been able to flush uninterrupted across Camden during a global pandemic has been music to Scott Schreiber’s ears.  “I just told ...

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The Environmental Commission will distribute free tree seedlings to South Plainfield residents on May 31 as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and subsequent storms.   From 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. on ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) has decided to add another ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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WARREN, NJ - Exclamations of excitement were heard in parts of Warren Township Thursday morning when Somerset County began delivering new 65 gallon recycling totes to Warren residents. The Somerset County Recycling Division will be implementing its Dual Stream Program in Warren ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Hurrying off to The Hamptons or Hilton Head? Carpooling to Cape Cod or Cape May? With Memorial Day behind us and summer just down the road, a Rutgers expert recommends that you pack your hand sanitizer, mask and common sense along with your sunscreen and sandals when you go on ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sustainable Jersey Directors Samantha McGraw, Randy Solomon and Kaitlyn Vollmer recently announced that the Township of West Orange has been awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey grant to work with West Orange Public Schools (WOPS) students to construct artificial floating islands ...

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MADISON, NJ - At Madison’s Town Hall meeting, which took place on Wednesday, May 27 th , Lisa Ellis, Director of Business Development, announced the revised plans for Madison’s May Day and Farmer’s Market.  To maintain social distancing guidelines, the meeting was held virtually over ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) has decided to add another ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to add an additional drop-off event ...

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