Discover What's Growing in Your Local Community Garden at Open Gates Weekend

June 19, 2018

Explore the Positive Effects of Community Gardens Throughout Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ. -  Explore what's growing in your local community gardens at the Morris County Community Garden Open Gates Weekend; Saturday July 14 and Sunday July 15 from 9am - 5pm.

The latest buzz surrounding food and health topics center on the growing number of community gardens across the country, ...

2 Morristown Residents Help Take 1,500 Car Trips off NJ Roadways During Annual Bike to Work Challenge

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Morristown residents Christopher Buck and Rebecca Karger were among the 150 commuters who embraced a more sustainable commute by trading in their car keys for pedals during TransOptions' annual Bike to Work Challenge.

Buck logged 832 miles and Karger recorded 38 trips during the month. Overall, participants took 1,379 trips, and ...

Tips for E-Waste Recycling in Morris County from Morris MUA

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority reminds residents in all 39 Morris County towns that state law prohibits putting certain electronics in the household trash and that this “E-Waste’’ must be disposed of properly.

Televisions, computers, computer monitors, laptops, tablets, printers and fax machines must be brought to an E-Waste recycling ...

Overlook Medical Center Ranked in Top 25 U.S. Hospitals for Environmental Stewardship

SUMMIT, NJ  - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit has received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care ...

Unity Charter School Receives Mayoral Proclamation for Environmental Work; Friday May 25 is Officially a "No Straw Day"

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School students received a proclamation, from Morristown Mayor Dougherty, for their work in bringing awareness to the negative environmental impact of plastic straws.  Mayor Dougherty declared May 25 -  “No Straw Day” in Morristown

Plastic straws have become a part of everyday life in America. Yet, they have a tremendous negative ...

Twelve Must Plant Pollinator-Friendly Flowers

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Fill your garden with colorful annuals you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for outstanding varieties chosen by All-America Selections (AAS), a non-profit plant trialing organization, to brighten your garden, attract pollinators and outperform other varieties on the market.

Attract hummingbirds and second looks from passersby with the vibrant bright ...

2nd Annual Morristown Mayor's Lakeside Cleanup Set for Sat. May 19

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Volunteers are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Mayor's Lakeside Cleanup on Saturday May 19. 

Mayor Dougherty and the Morristown Environmental Commission are asking for volunteers to help cleanup Speedwell Lake and Pocahontas Lake in town. Litter and debris have accumulated around both lakes and the Mayor is asking residents to help clean the area up.

Those ...

Morristown Elementary School Turns Barren Courtyard into Beautiful Learning Space

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Principal Janet Kellman at Morristown's Alfred Vail elementary school had always envisioned an alternative learning space in the school's outdoor courtyard.

The problem was that the courtyard was barren and not the best learning space for children so Kellman tabled the idea. However, when Keller Williams Realtor, Liz Harper adopted the school and asked what ...

Bear Sighting Near Morristown Park; Police Notified

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A bear has been seen in the area of Lidgerwood Park, off James Street in Morristown early Saturday morning. 

The police have been notified and are monitoring the bear's movement.

According to the DEP, feeding of bears is not only dangerous but illegal and carries a fine of $1,000.  Property owners and outdoor enthusiasts in Morris County and across ...

Grow It Green Morristown Raises over $47,000 at Sold-out 6th Annual Gala,

Proceeds raised will go to further fund efforts in local gardening and farming, fresh produce donations, and community education on healthy eating and environmental stewardship.

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Despite rain and hail, over 200 people attended the 6th Annual Diamonds for Kale Gala on April 28, 2018, in support of Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on making ...

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