Green

May 11, 2021

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Recycling Center has expanded to include a cardboard compactor, announced borough officials. The town can now collect more cardboard, reduce pick ups and fees. The recycling center is open Tuesday and Friday 8am - 12noon and Saturday from 8am - 2:30pm.     Read ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Madison residents can now take out their garbage twice a week. The Borough of Madison has announced the twice a week pickup will begin Monday May 10.      Read more: Madison Restaurants Can Now Apply for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Read more: Route 24 & ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette are encouraging Garden State business owners to prepare for the launch of New Jersey’s ban on single-use carryout bags and polystyrene foam ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison's town wide volunteer day, May Day is scheduled for May 1. Volunteers are asked to help clean up the streets and parks. What started in 1998 has now become an annual tradition. This year, the goal will be to keep smal groups, practice social distancing and wear face ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — It would be understandable, given the numerous TAPinto articles over the last two months about trees, nature, and park cleanups, if readers thought they had already somehow missed two of the biggest annual celebrations and observances of nature and the environment: Earth Day and ...

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Madison, NJ –  – In partnership with the Environmental Commissions of Madison, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, the parking lot at Sunday Motor Co. in Madison will be filled with eye-catching Electric Vehicles and bicycles to celebrate Earth Day this coming Thursday, April 22. From 2:00 to ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority have announced the dates for four Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Dates for residents. The drop off events are scheduled for: Saturday, May 22, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West ...

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Governor Murphy has declared that the bear hunt is over. Many representatives in the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly disagree with his position. Where does the public stand? SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — In 2014 Pedals the black bear became famous for sauntering upright through suburbs in northwest ...

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MADISON, NJ - On March 6th 2021, Troop 25 Boy Scouts of Madison went on an exciting 7-mile snowy, icy trek along the Appalachian Trail. "The hike was extremely challenging and cold, but the views made it all worth it", said Brian Bill, the Troop 25 hike leader from Florham Park.  The ...

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NEW JERSEY -  Opening day of Trout Season is Saturday, April 10 and to celebrate, state waters have been stocked with a half million rainbow trout. In Morristown, Burnham Park Pond, Speedwell Lake and Whippany River have been stocked with fish. Most trout being stocked will average 10.5 inches in ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison's Thursday Morning Club has begun selling reusable, sturdy, insulated, zip top shopping bags with reinforced handles for $5 each. The bags are good for hot and cold items, according to the group. To purchase a bag, stop by the Madison Community House or call ...

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MADISON, NJ - Residents of Madison are invited to purchase a discounted composters and rain barrels through the Madison Environmental Commission. Order online for pickup on April 22 in the parking lot of Morris Township's Ginty Pool. According to the flyer, send out to residents, the Earth ...

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(TRENTON) – New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher is encouraging New Jersey residents to help take part in eliminating Spotted Lanternfly egg masses before they hatch near the end of April or in early May. Secretary Fisher and NJDA Plant Industry Division Director Joseph ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Recycling Center will be closed on Friday April 2, announced borough officials. The center will be open for normal hours on Saturday April 3 from 8am - 12noon.   Read more: Recall Alert: Metal Pieces Found in Trident Seafoods Pacific Salmon Burgers Read ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Chairwoman of the Environment Subcommittee of Science, Space, and Technology Committee, today praised President Joe Biden and the entire Biden Administration for their efforts to advance renewable energy production. At a White House forum, ...

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MADISON, NJ - The community is invited to a free webinar titled, Gardening for Pollinators: Plant It, They Will Come on Thursday April 1 from 12noon - 12:45pm. The virtual webinar will be led by Hazel England, Director of Education, Outreach and Land Stewardship for the Great Swamp Watershed ...

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MADISON, NJ - A wind advisory is in effect for the Madison area for Friday, March 26, according to the National Weather Service. The wind advisory is posted form 12noon to 7pm today. Gusts this afternoon may be as high as 50 mph, said weather officials. Temperatures are expected to hit a high of ...

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Madison, NJ  – On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, the eye-catching cars parked outside Sunday Motor Co. Café in Madison won’t be gas guzzlers. Owner Nick Vorderman is partnering with the Environmental Commissions of Madison, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township to host an EV Expo from 2:00 to 5:00 ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Recycling Center has expanded its hours. Now, according to John Hoover, Council Liaison for Public Works & Engineering announced the new hours during Monday's Council meeting. According to Hoover, the new hours are Tuesday and Friday from 8am - 12noon and Saturday ...

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MADISON, NJ -  A prescribed burn will take place at the Madison Recreation Complex, announced Madison Borough officials. The purpose of the burn is to remove invasive plants and revitalize the soil in the meadown, they said. "We anticipate the burn to begin around 10:00 a.m. and conclude around ...

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MADISON, NJ - Residents and motorists traveling in Madison today, March , should be aware that Main Street, between Green Village Road and Prospect Street may see detours and temporary delays until approximately noon. The delays and detours are due to tree trimming taking place in the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Winter Farmers Market, which was originally set to close at the end of March will now  be extended through the end of April The Winter Farmers’ Market has returned for the 8th season, outdoors behind the Morris Museum at 6 Normandy Heights Rd in Morristown. The Winter ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — March has arrived and thoughts have turned to spring.  One tried-and-true sign that the season of renewal and rebirth is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins tomorrow at 2 a.m.  Although some may miss the one-hour loss of sleep, most will ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — A wind advisory is in effect for the area from 9 p.m. Friday night until 6 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service announced. Winds could gust at 40 mph, the service predicted. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few ...

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Madison, NJ  – Composting at its simplest is a mix of dried leaves and food waste. It creates natural fertilizer and reduces municipal solid waste by as much as 22 percent, according to a study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. To help residents tackle climate action in their backyards, the ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Rotary is inviting the public to its biannual Community Shredding Day on Saturday March 27 from 9am - 12noon. In addition to shredding, Madison residents can donate unneeded items to Morris Habitat for Humanity. The event will take place at the Madison Municipal Parking ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Environmental and grassroots community groups are taking aim at New Jersey’s Renewable Energy Credits program with the release of a report on Wednesday, which raised concerns about incinerators’ inclusion in the program.  The state’s renewable energy program is subsidizing ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Madison area for Monday, Feb. 22.  The snow has begun and is expected to accumulate throughout the day. According to the NSW forecast, the Madison area is expected to receive 2-4 inches of snow. Although ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4am on Thursday morning until 10am on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models indicated ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – What a difference a day makes. Or two.  After the mix of sleet, ice, and a lot of rain from the Monday night storm, we got to enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday to allow a lot of the existing snow to melt away.  This was a wonderful hint of warmer early spring days ahead.  Not so ...

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