Green

September 18, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Recently released data from the New Jersey Clean Communities Council stated that New Jersey streets and highways have seen a 53 percent decrease over the past 13 years.  “Litter is unsightly and can impact quality of life. Litter cleanup is a crucial part of protecting our ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue. Morris County residents will be able ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) is urging Denville residents to participate in two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events where they can properly discard unwanted hazardous household products. The events will take place Sept. 15 in Parsippany and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, schools and businesses with "green" achievements are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award Program. The excellence awards honor outstanding environmental performance, programs and projects from around the ...

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The New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) today issued the findings of a comprehensive report that shows litter along streets and highways in the state has been reduced by 53 percent over the past 13 years. “Litter is unsightly and can impact quality of life. Litter cleanup is a crucial ...

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NORTHERN NJ - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning unitl 2:45pm and a severe thunderstorm watch until 10pm Friday in the Morristown area. A flood advisory is in effect until 5:45pm tonight. The forecast indicates that some storms could be severe with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Just as stricter recycling rules towns across New Jersey, the entire state could face a new tax on paper and plastic bags. A new bill passed in New Jersey Senate this June may have you opting for reusable bags at the supermarket and drug store. Bill A3267 would impose a 5-cent ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Acorn Hall Carriage House and the Woman’s Club of Morristown have received Historic Preservation Grants which were approved at last night's Morris County Board of Freeholders meeting. The Freeholders unanimously approved $2.2 million in county historic preservation grants to be ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed a four-year infrastructure plan today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration of power ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - For all you history buffs out there, good news! The Morristown National Historical Park has switched to summer hours.  This means that all park buildings will now be open from 9:30am - 5pm, 7 days a week and the grounds will be open from 8am - 8pm. As of January 2018, the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ. - Visitors are invited to spend the day at the beach, and enjoy fun activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, and more when Sunrise Lake Beach Club opens for the season on Saturday, May 26,   Guest can enjoy swimming, playing volleyball on the beach, building sand castles or ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -  The 2018 Bike to Work Challenge, sponsored by Transoptions begins today and runs the entire month of May and coincides with National Bike Month. The free, friendly competition offers both expert and beginner bicycle riders an extra reason to bike ride this spring amid ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail. Officials gathered  at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, to celebrate as the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, May 12 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 residents will ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a ban on offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling off the immediate coast of New Jersey. The law, which drew nearly unanimous support from the New Jersey Legislature, counters the Trump administration’s plan to extend its offshore reach for ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks and Forestry is making 90,000 free tree seedlings available to residents, with distributions at Ginty Pool Parking Lot and Sussex Pool Parking Lot  on Saturday April 28 from 10am  - 12noon.  This ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The endangered bog turtle is one step closer to being designated New Jersey's official state reptile, following State Senate approval of legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) and inspired by students from Princeton. Riverside ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Monday, April 4 an prescribed burning will occur at Lewis Morris Park in Morristown, stated the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.  According to the service, the winds are expected to be lighter than yesterday with relative humidity. However, large smoke columns may be visible ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Due to the snowfall on Monday, there was no recycling collection this morning in Morris Township. The Department of Public Works announced that residents in Morris Township with a Monday collection, will have their recycling picked up on Tuesday April 3. Residents are asked ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Morris County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m. Morris County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 44,660 rainbow ...

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