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September 23, 2022

MORRISTOWN, N J-  A town owned tree inventory has been completed, announced the Morristown Shade Tree Commission. The inventory was conducted by PlanItGeo and funded through a NJ Urban & Community Forestry Stewardship Grant. The purpose of the inventory was to identify trees and develop a ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany. The last event of the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The township will be holding a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, in the Municipal Building parking lot. The event is rain or shine, and is open to all township residents and businesses. Proof of residency/business in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A perusal of the news tells you that climate change affects all of us. Climbing temperatures and rising seas drive the need for fundamental infrastructure changes that will provide reliable clean energy for the foreseeable future. PSEG has formed a partnership with a leader in one of ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Due to the drought conditions present in the state of NJ, the township has enacted water conservation rules. Yet due to the current irrigation water demands in Montville Township, the township is experiencing a 65% increase in water use. The public can make a big difference by ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  As the hot weather continues and with the lack of heavy rainfall, residents and businesses throughout New Jersey are being asked to conserve water. Back on August 9,  New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn LaTourette issued a statewide drought watch. A ...

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HANOVER, NJ - To learn more about Suburban Propane's energy production and clean -energy developments, The Morris County Board of County Commissioners joined New Jersey legislators, local officials and the Morris County Chamber of Commerce in a tour of Suburban Propane’s Whippany ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth will be getting a bit greener thanks to Groundwork Elizabeth’s plan to add four new micro-forests.  At a press conference at the micro-forest behind the Elmora Branch of Elizabeth Public Library, Executive Director of Groundwork Elizabeth Jonathan Phillips ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ — The go-to for bird rescues in this area is warning the public that the feathered friends they protect are getting hurt and killed by glue traps people have set to catch spotted lanternfly nymphs. The Raptor Trust Bird Rehabilitation and Education Center has cared for 39 birds ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. NEWARK, NJ — An initiative aimed to create green space in New Jersey’s most underserved communities by way of planting trees is finding great success in Newark by letting residents get in on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  – The official start to Summer is the June Solstice, or better known as the Summer Solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere, the June solstice occurs when the Sun travels along its northernmost path in the sky. This marks the astronomical official start of summer in the northern ...

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TRENTON, NJ  -- The Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase over 2021’s ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany. Morris County ...

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In support of its continued commitment to the environment and support of the communities it serves, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has set a goal to plant 20,000 trees throughout its service territory in 2022. About 10,000 of the trees will be planted over the next two weeks during events surrounding ...

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NEW JERSEY — The plastic bag ban is now in effect across the state. So what exactly does that mean? Most grocery stores, particularly large chains and stores 2,500 square feet or larger, will not be allowed to give out single-use plastic or paper bags. Customers will have to bring their own ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The New Jersey Forestry Service honors Arbor Day by providing free white pine seedlings to each third-grade student in New Jersey, upon request. Early this week, Montville Township High School Earth Club members and advisor Paul Rolfe teamed up with three Montville Environmental ...

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Sustainable Montville established a bottle cap and recycling program last Spring and plans to continue the initiative. Both Seven Scoops (321 Changebridge Road, Pine Brook) and The Village Market (702 Main Road, corner of Jacksonville Road, Towaco) are hosting collection boxes and have gotten an ...

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NEW JERSEY — 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 Arbor ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Colonia High School’s indoor air quality will be tested, and its 28-acre campus analyzed for radiation starting Saturday after a 1989 alumni – now an environmental scientist – raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among nearly 95 former students and ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign. Municipalities will be giving away 5 Free Bare Root Tree Seedlings to all residents of New Jersey Locally, residents can pick up tree seedlings from the ...

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MADISON, NJ - Many Drew University students likely tuned into the March 16 forum by Drew University President Thomas Schwarz hoping that he would agree not to destroy the forest, but they no doubt left the meeting confused. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Drew University has been one of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Used, broken or otherwise unwanted ice hockey sticks are getting a second life —keeping local waterways clean. NY/NJ Baykeeper, along with several Hudson County-based organizations, are collecting hockey sticks and then plan to repurpose them into oyster habitat units that can be ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The township will be holding a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event on Saturday, April 9, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, in the Municipal Building parking lot. The event is rain or shine, and is open to all township residents and businesses. Proof of residency/business ...

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NEW JERSEY— As the winter weather changes into spring this year, everyone throughout New Jersey will also see a big change at their favorite stores. Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, stores and restaurants in New Jersey will no ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather condition for Morris County.  The NWS is estimating that the Morris County area could see between 1-3 inches of snow and sleet. "The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully). Over the next few months Beekman Road will have intermittent road closures from 6pm to 6am for annual ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — It’s unseasonably warm Thursday with a high near 67 degrees, but people should prepare for strong winds from 11 p.m. Thursday evening through 10 a.m. Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The Weather Service is predicting winds between 20 and 30 mph with ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for all counties in Northern and Central New Jersey until 7PM Friday evening. Plummeting temperatures coupled with ongoing rain that will be changing to sleet and freezing rain will produce dangerous icing conditions ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – After you clean out a closet or a room, what do you do with all the stuff? It’s not a good idea to put it all in the garbage, to go to the landfill. A better way to deal with it is to donate it to companies, charities, or even individuals who can use it. The Morris County ...

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