Green

May 11, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston sisters Lynn and Grace Sun, who were recently selected as first-place winners of the New Jersey State Conservation Poster Contest, were invited to share their winning posters based on this year’s contest theme, “Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators?” Lynn, a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In celebration of Environmental Justice Month and in recognition of the need to improve and maintain a healthy environment—especially for communities of color that are disproportionately impacted by pollution—the Livingston Justice community action group recently partnered with the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston native Jason Cohen, a local realtor at Coldwell Banker who has been passionate about keeping litter off the streets of Livingston for the last few years, recently became known for these efforts as he started extending the invitation to other residents to join in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Days ahead of this weekend’s Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Event, being held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, the Township of Livingston announced that there is now a 24/7 drop-off container for unwanted electronics ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After acquiring 20-plus acres of open space between the Licari Horse Farm at 240 East Northfield Road and a portion of Strahman Hill Park at 321 East Cedar Street, the Township of Livingston has heard proposals from the Open Space Trust Committee regarding the use of both ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A virtual public meeting to discuss the inception of a renewable energy program that has become available for Livingston’s PSE&G customers through the township's involvement in the Sustainable Essex Alliance Renewable Government Energy Aggregation (SEA R-GEA) program will be ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston residents are reminded that the township's Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling program will end on Jan. 29, 2021. All undecorated, live-cut trees at the curb will be collected every day this week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Christmas tree collection program saves ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to replace the trees being chopped down for paper use, the Livingston High School (LHS) Key Club recently adopted a tree-planting initiative in partnership with a 501©3 non-profit organization called “Tree-Plenish.” On Sunday, April 18, just four days before Earth ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston’s Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling program will begin on Jan. 4, 2021, and will end on Jan. 29, 2021. Christmas trees will be collected Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents can simply leave their undecorated live-cut trees at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Upon moving to Livingston, new resident Anna Shukeylo was inspired to bring along with her a hyper-local gift economy from her hometown that would not only allow her to connect with other community members, but also help Livingston residents to declutter their homes and save money ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily halted the Township of Livingston’s plans to adopt an ordinance regulating the use of plastic bags at local businesses and township facilities, the conversation recently resurfaced after Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans to sign a similar ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s Academy360, a program of a local nonprofit called Spectrum360 that serves children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and other related disabilities, was recently named the winner of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s (NJDA) “Best in New ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Since beginning as Livingston Township’s new garbage collector on Sept. 1, Recycled Track System (RTS) has experienced some growing pains that Township Manager Barry Lewis recently explained after hearing many questions and complaints from residents. Although most residents were ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston officials and volunteers are planning to resume the township’s electronics recycling and paper shredding with a collection event on Saturday, Oct. 10. Due to the larger-than-normal crowds expected after the cancellation of Livingston’s last two events, COVID-19-safe ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although the Township of Livingston will officially welcome RTS as its new garbage collector on Tuesday, Sept. 1, residents are advised that this change will not cause an interruption in service, and all residential pickups will continue as scheduled. All residents who want to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Based upon current market conditions and recent bid results for new contracts under the Livingston Community Energy Aggregation (LCEA) program, the Township of Livingston has decided to transition those participating in the program back to utility-provided power supply, effective ...

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NEW JERSEY — "Please kill this bug" was the message delivered to the public earlier this week from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA), which on Wednesday sent out instructions for how members of the public can help slow the spread of the spotted lanternfly, an exotic invasive ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDOA) offered advice on Wednesday after it got reports of individuals receiving unsolicited seeds through the mail from China. “Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants or be harmful to livestock,” the NJDOA ...

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The following article was written by Dr. Daniel J. Ciarletta, a graduate of the Environmental Science and Management program at Montclair State University and a longtime resident of Hawthorne who has more than a passing interest in the geology, geography and history of New Jersey. LIVINGSTON, NJ ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to reach the maximum number of people from the Livingston community, Livingston Vision 20/20 has opted to post a new mini-survey survey every month rather than distributing its traditional community survey in hopes that this will encourage residents to take between two and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Due to increased water demand and emergency water infrastructure repairs, the Township of Livingston has declared a Precautionary Water Emergency, effective immediately through Monday, June 29 at 11 p.m. All residents are asked to refrain from any non-essential water use, such ...

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