Green

May 10, 2021

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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A twenty foot abandoned container awaits recovery while rusting in the Whippany River in Morris Township just a stone’s throw from Acorn Hall, the center of the Morris County Historical Society. The dumpster is located on the opposite site of the 1776 Powder Mill Historical Site ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community is invited to celebrate Earth Day with a seed swap. Grow it Green's seed swap will take place Saturday, May 1 from 10am - 12noon Community members are invited to stop by the Early Street Community Garden for seed swapping, community planting and take home ...

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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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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For the second consecutive year, Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has been awarded the Certificate of Innovation in Sustainability by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The award, which includes ...

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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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Includes trimming along more than 3,700 miles of power lines Morristown, N.J. – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is conducting tree trimming work along more than 3,700 miles of power lines across its 13-county service territory as part ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - After six months, the Town of Morristown will break ground at the new park at the Speedwell Redevelopment area. The park will be located at the intersection of Prospect Street and the laneway adjacent to Modera 55 off Early Street. The ceremony is expected to take place at 11am ...

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MADISON, NJ - Residents of Madison and Morris Township are invited to purchase a discounted composter 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 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown, in conjunction with Morristown Clean Communities Program and The Kiwanis Club of Morristown will be holding a Shred Event on Saturday, May 1 from 9am - 12noon (or when the truck reaches capacity). The event will take place at the Town Hall Parking Lot, off ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to Morristown and Morris Township residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign. Residents from Morristown can pick up tree seedlings from 2:00PM to 4:00PM on Saturday, May 1. Tree seedlings will be available for ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Town officials have announced that soil grading work will begin at Footes Pond Wood. According to officials, the work will begin the week of March 29 between the hours of 8am to 5pm. Footes Pond Wood is a 14 acre natural public park located on James Street in Morristown.  ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A wind advisory is in effect for the Morristown 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 ...

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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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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Hillside Hose No. 1 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Spring Clean Up of Hayward Park in Morris Township. The Clean Up will take place on Saturday March 27 at 11am. "Please help make Hayward Park ready for our families to play and gather", said the organization. "It is ...

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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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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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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Morristown 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.

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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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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some positive news on the weather for a change.  The coastal storm forecast for tonight into tomorrow has moved much closer to the coast, and further inland.  This has allowed both warmer temperatures to influence, and dry sections to begin to infiltrate the storm.  This has ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Another winter weather advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service that will commence Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning. A Ice Storm Warming is in effect for the Morristown area from 6pm Monday, Feb. 16 through 10am Tuesday, Feb. 17. A second ...

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