Green

January 18, 2019

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  There are important changes being implemented to the 2019 plastic container recycling rules, stated The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority. Starting this month in Morris Plains, Boonton, Boonton Township, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Chester Borough, Denville, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - There is now a No Smoking Policy on 20,197 acres of land managed by the Morris County Park Commission. The policy includes no smoking at 38 facilities, 244.3 miles of trails, including 73.3 miles of Patriots’ Path trail. The ban conform with the New Jersey State’s Chapter Law 64 of ...

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The students at Unity Charter School are no strangers to tackling environmental issues, utilizing systems thinking, and creating applicable solutions. Twelve middle school students from Unity Charter have been identified to participate in an overnight student exchange on March 21-22 in Brigantine, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s first snowfall and potentially the coldest temperatures of the season. The line-up begins with a fast moving winter storm Thursday night. This system, the remnants of ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) received bids from three developers to provide 1,100 megawatts (MW) for an offshore wind project.  The bids were received December 28th, in response to a September 2018 Request for Proposal (RFP). The Applicants Orsted North ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Forecasters are calling for a chance of snow and sleet on Monday evening into Tuesday for the Morristown area. According to the National Weather Service, area residents may see snow on Monday evening and then snow and sleet likely between 10pm and 4am. On Tuesday, residents may ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - An 11-acre surplus parcel from the Loyola House of Retreats is being permanently preserved as an addition to Morristown’s Foote’s Pond Park, announced officials for the Town, the Trust for Public Land, Morris County, the state Green Acres Program. The acquisition of land will ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The holiday season is filled with celebrations, family, fun and gifts.  With it, comes lots of packaging, cardboard, bottles, cans and Christmas trees. To help with holiday clean-up, residents can have undecorated live-cut Christmas trees recycled by the township ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Hungry customers won’t have to look far for restaurants that serve Jersey Fresh foods. A bill (A1039) sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space requiring the state’s tourism division to publish on its website information about farm-to-table restaurants was signed this week by the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - All the wrapping paper that gift-givers carefully fold and tape around boxes, the brightly-colored stuff the young gift-receivers tear through to get to presents, can have a purpose even after ending up in a pile on the floor. County officials are urging people to take the used ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Historic Scotch Plains Baptist Church Cemetery (333 Park Ave. at Grand St.) hosted the local Wreaths Across America program in which wreaths are placed at veterans’ graves. The effort began in 1992 at Arlington National Cemetery and has expanded to 1,400 locations in all ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Country Mile Gardens of Morristown will host their 10th Annual Christmas Tree Donation Weekend to benefit Homeless Solutions, Inc. For every cut tree over 5' they sell on today, December 9, Country Mile Gardens will make a $10 donation in support of Homeless Solutions shelter ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Concerned over live Christmas trees this holiday season? The Town of Morristown, in a press release, said there is no concern. "We encourage you to buy NJ grown and cut Christmas Tree’s this year", said Town Officials. According to officials, the Spotted Lanternfly is ...

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NEW JERSEY — This won’t be a typical Thanksgiving weather-wise as New Jersey braces for record cold temperatures starting Wednesday and extending into Friday. AAA Northeast urges motorists to make sure their car is ready to start and run in the extreme cold we’ll be facing in the coming ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Park Commission will be conducting a controlled deer hunt in accordance with its White-tailed Deer Management Program which aims to improve forest health in the parks through the management of the deer population, said the Morris Parks through a press ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a 'Winter Storm Warning' for Thurs. November 15 for Northern NJ. Snow and sleet are expected to begun falling and will continue into the night. Te chance of precipitation is 100% with accumulations expected to be between 2 and 4 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Russell J. Nee, was the honored recipient of the distinguished Golden Spike Award from the September 11 National Memorial Trail Alliance, which he received at a ceremony in Shanksville, PA, at the site of Flight 93 crash. Nee, who resides in Randolph is a dedicated firefighter ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Morristown and surrounding areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Residents across New Jersey were invited to participate in a friendly three week competition where they replaced solo car trips with biking, walking or carpooling. The competition titled TripSwitch 2018, was hosted by TransOptions and showed competitors traveling 5,841 miles with ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will hold evening information sessions for its Power System Institute (PSI) line and substation worker training programs at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, N.J., on October 25 and Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, N.J., on November ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown was recently selected as a municipal recipient of the 2018 Green Communities Achievement Award by the New Jersey Forest Service, the New Jersey Community Forestry Council and the New Jersey Tree Foundation. This award recognizes nominees whose outstanding ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to watch ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - It’s officially fall, and according to newly released statistics from State Farm, the odds of hitting a deer while driving more than doubles during October, November and December, when deer become more active. The study states that the likelihood of hitting a large animal in New ...

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Celebrate the National Garden Bureau’s Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the big bold blossoms that resemble peonies and you’ll love their impressive blooms in your garden and ...

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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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