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Camden County to Hold Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

October 19, 2018

LINDENWOLD, NJ— Camden residents looking to get rid of hazardous waste items can dispose of them on Sunday at the Camden County Public Works Complex in Lindenwold.

To help Camden County residents protect the environment, the Freeholder Board is hosting a household hazardous waste collection from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Residents can bring items to the convenient ...

EPA Grants Center for Family Services $120K to Help Stop Illegal Dumping

CAMDEN, NJ— A Camden nonprofit just received a huge boost from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help cleanup and prevent illegal dumping in the City of Camden.

On Thursday, the EPA announced it awarded $120,000 in funding to the Center for Family Services through the 2018 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program.

The CFS was one ...

Recycle Old TVs for Free Through CCDA E-Waste Reduction Program

CAMDEN, NJ— While out canvassing the North Camden neighborhood on a Wednesday morning in September, Curt Macysyn found what he was looking for — but not where he expected to find it.

Macysyn, the executive director of the Camden Community Development Association [CCDA], was looking for old, discarded TVs thrown out on the neighborhoods sidewalks, on the porches of vacant homes or ...

Highland Regional High School Honored Among 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

BLACKWOOD, NJ— National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Education Director Louisa Koch, Director of the Campaign for Environmental Literacy James L. Elder, and Director of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council Anisa Heming joined Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Frank Brogan yesterday to congratulate Highland Regional High School in ...

Camden receives $6M in Federal Funds to Reduce Sewer Overflows

CAMDEN, NJ—The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority has received over $6 million in federal funding to reduce sewer overflows in the City of Camden.

The funding, which comes in the form of a $6.6 million low-interest loan from the New Jersey Clean Water State Revolving Fund [CWSRF] program, will provide for the installation of 10 new rain gardens and the replacement of ...

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