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May 4, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In celebration of Earth Day, nearly 100 people gathered at the Livingston Memorial Oval on Saturday for an event centered on Save Soil, a new global movement held in collaboration with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to increase awareness of and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Save Soil, a new global movement held in collaboration with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to increase awareness of and address the need for regenerating dying soil, comes to Livingston this weekend in celebration of Earth Day. On Saturday, April ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of Arbor Day, celebrated nationally each year on the last Friday in April, the Township of Livingston is encouraging residents to support efforts to protect the community’s trees and woodlands and to plant trees in order to “help promote the well-being of this ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) students and staff members participated in a Global Climate Strike demonstration in front of LHS before school on Friday with the goal of raising awareness of global climate change solutions, environmental justice and sustainability. At LHS, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN) recently received fresh organic vegetables and herbs in excess of 100 pounds from the Livingston Community Garden, located at the Essex County Riker Hill Art Park. Thanks to the Master Gardeners of Essex County (MGEC) and those who ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Township mayor and council are urging residents to do their part to help keep the community's water supply clean and safe by following a few everyday steps to keep common pollutants out of the stormwater. "When you and I properly control the ways in which we use ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As a result of flash floods caused by Hurricane Ida last week, the Township of Livingston has arranged to have a special bulk pickup scheduled for storm-damaged items only in mid-September in partnership with the township’s waste management vendor RTS, Inc. In order to provide ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — All Livingston Township offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 and there will be no garbage or recycling collection in honor of the Labor Day holiday. All township offices will reopen during regular business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Residents are reminded that summer hours ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A resolution stating that the Livingston Township Council formally opposes the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) gas plant, a proposed gas-burning power plant that would be built at the existing wastewater treatment facility in the Ironbound section of Newark, was ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After increased sightings in Livingston and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJ DOT) beautification project at the Livingston Circle, which began with a long-overdue cleanup in 2019 and continued with the planting of cherry blossoms in 2020, NJ DOT landscape architects announced earlier this week ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Trails and Greenways Committee, which aims to increase the desirability of the community by enhancing, maintaining and raising awareness about the township’s high-quality system of parks, trails and greenways, recently invited community members to a series of family ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When business leaders from northern New Jersey joined Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and United States Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm at a roundtable discussion on clean energy last week, Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein was invited to provide input as a local official ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston is reminding residents about the importance of keeping plastic bags out of the residential curbside recycling stream. Neither paper recycling nor commingled recycling should be put out for pickup in plastic bags of any kind. Paper and commingled ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to many Livingston residents living in Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) territories who have contacted the township with concerns about their energy bills after the recent switch to Energy Harbor as the township’s new electric power supplier, the Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston's garbage collection vendor, Recycle Track Systems (RTS), will now provide collection of yard waste—including bundled small brush and/or twigs/branches, leaves, bagged grass clippings and other bagged garden materials—two times per week through Oct. 30 after several ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the Township of Livingston continues to brainstorm ways to make the best use of its open spaces, Keith Hines and sustainable agriculture expert Tom Erickson recently proposed a hydroponic pilot project that would use a nutrient solution and water in lieu of soil for a community ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Township of Livingston is hosting its fourth Pick-It-Up! town-wide cleanup event on May 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with a rain date scheduled for May 23. Organized by the Pick It Up! Livingston Committee and ...

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