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Madison Environmental Commission Collects Old Shoes for Recycling During April


MADISON, NJ - Throughout April there are seven ways to recycle footwear in Madison. Visit any of the town’s five public school or drop off shoes, sneakers and boots at two downtown locations: the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts and the Suburban Shoe Shop.

Sponsored by the Madison Environmental Commission, the fourth annual town-wide shoe drive raises funds for green projects in the schools.

Shoes are sent to Shoebox Recycling, which pays fifty cents a pound for gently used footwear. Wearable shoes are sorted and sent to other countries. Worn shoes are shredded and used for such things as car insulation.

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“Our April shoe drive is about raising funds for green school projects,” says Stephan Stocker, chair of the Madison Environmental Commission. “But it is also about raising awareness that shoes and clothing should not go into the landfill,”

The Environmental Commission drive accepts tied or rubber-banded pairs of shoes, sneakers, boots and cleats. Footwear must be clean. Please do not donate broken shoes, single shoes, rubber flip-flops, slippers, ski boots, ice skates, roller blades or footwear covered in mud.


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High School Co-ed Intramural Basketball League  at the Madison Area YMCA

March 13, 2018

Has your basketball team’s season come to a close but you would like to keep playing through the end of the school year?


Join the Madison Area YMCA’s new co-ed intramural basketball league for high school students in grades 9-12. The league runs Tuesday, April 17 through Sunday, June 17.
Games are played on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 6:30pm or 8pm at the Madison Area YMCA ...

More Snow for Madison on Monday Night

March 12, 2018

Madisonians may wake up Tuesday morning to another blanket of snow, according to an alert from the National Weather Service issued Monday at 3:48 p.m. 

Two nor’easters have already hit the area this month, but it seems Mother Nature will have mercy on the Rose City this time around. 

The alert predicts that the total overnight snow will be about 2 to 3 inches. Some may ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!