Green

April 11, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Residents collected more plastic bags toward a Glen Rock Dog Park bench this week, according Glen Rock Dog Park organizers. Glen Rock volunteer Robyn O’Hagan reports collecting another 60 pounds of recycled plastic bags this week, bringing the total collected to 325 pounds. “I ...

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Updated to include additional quote from Robyn O'Hagan. GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Dog Park non-profit is happy to announce the commencement of a plastic bag recycling drive coordinated by volunteer Robyn O’Hagan, spouse of former councilman and Dog Park liaison Michael O’Hagan, in ...

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Glen Rock, NJ – Members of the Glen Rock Environmental Commission and the Glen Rock Green Team recently attended a private tour of TerraCycle in Trenton, a company that specializes in recycling hard-to-recycle materials. GREC Commissioner Dr. Candace Lynch hopes to bring the first “Zero Waste ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – On February 8, the Glen Rock Environmental Commission hosted another successful styrofoam drive.  Glen Rock residents, and those from area towns, arrived at the Recycling Center on Doremus Avenue, some dropping off a few pieces and others delivering a trunk full. For a 3-hour ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Are you confused on what you can and cannot recycle? If so, you're not alone. In January, a member of the public asked the Borough Council how they were educating the public on recycling. It seems, she said, many people do not know what they're supposed to be doing. She cited her ...

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GLEN ROCK NJ – The Board of the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park (GRDP) in conjunction with the Friends of the Glen Rock Arboretum (FOGRA) is honored to be the recipient of a $4,315.50 “Roots For Rivers” reforestation grant awarded by The Watershed Institute in partnership with the Nature Conservancy and ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council recently recognized the Glen Rock Green Team's efforts to tackle plastic pollution, just one of the initiatives Councilwoman Arati Kreibich said made them "49 change makers." The Glen Rock Green Team Interns, ranging in age from 12 to 22, were honored for ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - If you have not already picked-up your borough reusable bag, borough officials are reminding residents there are still free bags available at borough hall. On January 1, the "Single-use bag reduction" ordinance passed in 2019 went into effect. The borough's bag is large enough ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Glen Rock has won first place and $1,000 in the Sustainable Jersey Green Team Video Contest, according to Sustainable Jersey representatives. New Jersey Green Teams were asked to submit videos to highlight the positive impact the Sustainable Jersey program has had on their ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Due to the weather forecast tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16, the Farmers Market is canceled. The organizers thanked everyone for their support this season and look forward to next year.  

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The borough's Trex recycled plastic community bench, earned through residents saving up plastic bags, has been installed in Veterans Park. Veterans Park is near the Main Line Train Station, along with the 911 Glen Rock Memorial. "Around March last year (2018), the Glen Rock ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - If you received a notice rejecting the pickup of your recycling at some point this summer, you were not alone. Social media comments upset about the matter prompted Recycling Coordinator Ron Lotterman to post 13 reasons why the enforcement seems to be on the uptick. "The ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Environmental Commission and the Green Team will be handing out free reusable bags at various events to help ease-in the single-use bag ban implemented by the Borough Council in April. Businesses are welcome to participate with their own bags with logos, as ...

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