Green

October 11, 2019

TRENTON–– The New Jersey Food Council (NJFC) has entered into a partnership with the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) to launch the “Choose to Reuse” campaign. The statewide educational effort - with a municipal focus - is designed to tackle the issue of single-use disposal bags and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Central Jersey Climate Coalition, an alliance of more than 30 student and community organizations representing thousands of people, plan to walk out of their classrooms and workplaces on Friday at 2:30 p.m to demand that Congressman Frank Pallone and the Rutgers University ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An associate professor at Rutgers with four decades of experience in wildlife conservation was one of three people nominated by Gov. Phil Muprhy to an environmental watchdog group. Daniel Van Abs, an Associate Professor of Practice for Water, Society and the Environment, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The number of humpback whale sightings in New York City and northern New Jersey has increased dramatically in recent years, by more than 500%, as a result of warmer and cleaner waters, raising the risk of dangerous interactions between the huge marine mammals and humans, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Morgan’s Farm is a landmark in Cedar Grove, yet many residents are unaware that it is also a working organic farm -- in fact it is the only organic farm in Essex County and has recently expanded to include an indoor market with a larger assortment of local products.  “Sometimes ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- New Jersey business leaders and elected officials are praising the life and legacy of Joseph Simunovich, a towering figure in business, environmental sustainability and health care, after his unfortunate passing on Tuesday at the age of 78. Among his many accomplishments, ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ –  Everything seems to be coming up roses for Belleville this spring.  New planters filled with bright, vibrant spring flowers have been popping up along Washington Avenue and at major intersections across the township. It’s part of a new beautification initiative spearheaded by ...

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TRENTON, NJ - When the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) learned the findings of a comprehensive report showed litter along streets and highways has been reduced by 53 percent over the past 13 years, the obvious question was: What about the other 47 percent? That is why the NJCCC has ...

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TRENTON, NJ - When the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) learned the findings of a comprehensive report showed litter along streets and highways has been reduced by 53 percent over a 13-year period, the obvious question was: What about the other 47 percent? That is why the NJCCC has ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The public is invited to participate in Essex County’s annual 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center by entering their best gingerbread houses in a variety of categories. The free competition encourages have fun over the ...

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