Green

May 8, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Weekly metal recycling collection, which had been temporarily suspended as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has officially resumed in the Township of Livingston. The Livingston Department of Public Works picks up items each Friday by appointment only. Residents ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite needing to postpone its annual tree-planting ceremony in recognition of Arbor Day for safety purposes during the health crisis, the Livingston Township Council still took the opportunity during Monday’s virtual meeting to proclaim April 24 as Arbor Day in Livingston. In ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Applications for the new community gardens at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston are still being accepted through Friday, Jan. 31, for anyone wishing to participate in the first public planting season this spring, Each plot is 10-feet by 4-feet in size and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sixteen years after the Township of Livingston voted in favor of forming an Open Space Trust Fund for the purpose of preserving land and avoiding overdevelopment in Livingston, the township had a monumental year for open space in 2019, approving the purchase of more than 20 acres ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an official publication of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, which is distributed to elected officials throughout the state, Livingston Mayor Al Anthony described the “green win-win” the township created earlier this year when the governing body unanimously adopted ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — At the culmination of several meetings held to discuss the verbiage of an ordinance that would prohibit single-use items at local retail establishments and township facilities, Beth Lippman and Eric Baltuch, co-chairs of Livingston’s Ad Hoc Plastics Committee, presented a drafted ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – The governing body was impressed with the status of Livingston’s water utility after Township Engineer Jeannette Harduby provided an update to the township council on Monday about a new purchasing agreement that will become effective on Jan. 1 as well as capital improvements being ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With the district’s support and approval, Livingston High School students and staff members skipped their lunch period on Friday to join an international movement by hosting their own climate strike on the turf. Seen in the video below, participants played music and held signs ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After seeing a young man walking throughout the streets of Livingston with a trash bag, picking up litter along the way and placing it into proper waste receptacles, the Township of Livingston awarded a citation to Evan Anderson on Monday for helping to keep the township clean, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — At the urging of township residents who have continuously commented on the state of the grass median at Livingston Circle—which has been overgrown for some time with weeds strangling the Juniper bushes, grass growling wildly high in some areas but missing in others and a handful of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After spending a large portion of his senior year at Livingston High School completing an 18-page research paper that he submitted to several competitions, 18-year-old Steven Rosenstark recently emerged as the third-place winner in a prestigious clean technology competition that ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – At the urging of Livingston’s Township Council, the Ad Hoc Plastics Committee met recently to discuss the benefits and disadvantages of passing an ordinance banning single use plastic. Attendees included committee co-chairs Beth Lippman and Eric Baltuch; Mayor Al Anthony and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston celebrated the opening of a new Monarch Butterfly Garden that is now located outside of Livingston Town Hall thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Livingston Department of Public Works (DPW) and a group of Livingston students. In 2016, Aalok ...

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