HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and Department of Public Works Director Rich Resavy, the Clean Communities coordinator for Hillsborough Township, are looking for volunteers.

“This is a great opportunity for organizations to come together and make a difference in our community,” Suraci said.

“As part of the overall plan to keep Hillsborough as ‘One of the Best Places’ to live in America, we are in the process of establishing a program to invite organizations to participate in this volunteer opportunity to keep Hillsborough free of litter,” Suraci added.

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The township will provide maps of areas that are township-owned and are eligible for the program. Supplies will be issued through the Department of Public Works as well as detailed instructions on how to proceed.

For more information, contact the Department of Public works at 908-369-3950.

The New Jersey Clean Communities Council, Inc. (NJCCC) is the 501c3 non-profit that works closely with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Department of Treasury to administer the Clean Communities program. The Clean Communities Council began as an advisory committee to the Department of Environmental Protection’s Clean Communities program in 1989.

The Clean Communities Council oversees the implementation of litter abatement programs in 558 municipalities and 21 counties, collects statistical reports, maintains a database of information that tracks local programs, and implements a statewide program of public information and education that targets Clean Communities coordinators, schools, and the general public. The Clean Communities Council also administers New Jersey’s Adopt-a-Beach and Adopt-a- Highway programs.