Green

July 25, 2020

HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township Mayor Jeff Martin met virtually with green-minded members of the community for a town hall meeting Thursday to discuss his plans for protecting local open space and parks and environmentally-friendly forward. Hosted by the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township Mayor Jeff Martin will join the League of Conservation Voters on Thursday to talk about keeping the community green despite the challenges of the on-going pandemic. The virtual town hall will be held on begin at 5:30 pm and will include a conversation with Martin ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- After years of stewardship to the Abbott Marshlands, Warren Libensperger was recently honored by the Friends of the Abbott Marshlands and Mercer County officials. During his walk out to the trail last month, Libensperger was surprised by a small group of socially-distanced ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Assemblyman Daniel Benson (D-Hamilton) is charging ahead with legislation to expand residential access to electric vehicles under a pair of bills that passed the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee on Monday.   The bills seek to address access and convenience of ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township announced on Wednesday that construction of the Meadowbrook Trail connection along Tantum Park is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 6. The project includes almost 2,000 feet of asphalt for walking and biking on the south side of Meadowbrook Road .  It ...

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HAMILTON -- ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Get ready to swing, climb and slide again the community parks in Hamilton and Robbinsville.   Beginning on Thursday, July 2, playgrounds in both townships will be open once again for children and families to enjoy outdoor play time.   These community playgrounds ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Did you do a lot of cleaning and organizing while staying at home the last few months?   Hamilton Township is providing a "green" opportunity for local residents to recycle those piles of loose paper taking up home storage space.  On Saturday, June 13, Hamilton Township will ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville's Hydroponic Farm is normally bustling with almost 30 volunteers planting seeds, rotating crops, and harvesting herbs, greens and lettuce during the week. But, with the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), no volunteers have been able to be in the farm for several ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Retail stores and food service businesses across the state may soon be prohibited from providing single-use plastic bags, paper bags, and polystyrene foam cups and food containers to their customers under a proposed law sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein.  While the measure would ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County leaders are energized about expanding electric vehicle infrastructure for motorists.  Recently, the Mercer County Board of Freeholders passed a resolution to support state legislation that would expand charging infrastructure and financial incentives for buying electric ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  In most homes the question as to what can, or can not, go into the recycling bin comes up nearly every day.    At a recent meeting of the Robbinsville Township Council members of the Orion Robotics Team presented their artificial intelligence driven solution that uses Voice ...

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HAMILTON, NJ  – Hard to recylce items that would normally end up in a landfill will be the focus of  special collection effort at The Mercer County Park Commission’s Tulpehaking Nature Center in partnership with the Mercer County Special Services School District, Soles4Souls and Trex. Recycling ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  The state senator representing Hamilton and Robbinsville, Linda Greenstein, was recently honored by one of New Jersey's leading environmental advocacy agencies for her "outstanding devotion to protect New Jersey's precious air, water and open space." The New Jersey League of ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Utiltizing a state Community Forestry grant, Hamilton Township will conduct its first-ever comprehensive inventory of curbside trees to figure out if invasive insects -- specifically the Emerald Ash Borer -- are killing trees across the township. According to the New Jersey State ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ -- Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes has invited area businesses have to attend the New Jersey Clean Energy Workshop that will provide resources and information about energy efficiency methods that can save save money and benefit the environment.  Hosted by the Mercer County ...

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