Recycling: How to Properly Dispose of Plastic Bags

June 11, 2018

NEW JERSEY -- Recycling contamination happens when items that don’t belong in your home’s recycling bin are placed there. Unfortunately, putting recyclable items in plastic bags is harmful.

Plastic shopping bags are recyclable, but NOT in your curbside recycling bin. When they get into the recycling system, the bags can clog up or damage recycling center processing ...

Nutley Rotary Members Complete Library Butterfly Garden, For Now

NUTLEY, NJ - Residents collecting water at the Township of Nutley well near town hall came across a flurry of activity as members of the Nutley Rotary Club finished work on the newly installed library butterfly garden, for now. 

In May, members of the Rotary Club of Nutley spent a Saturday morning installing a butterfly and hummingbird habitat in the garden space near the front ...

The Art of Waterwise Gardening

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Making a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits.  Less time and water wasted means more time for you to relax or entertain friends and family in your beautiful landscape.  Water is critical throughout the life of a plant, but deciding when and how much water to provide each plant can be a bit overwhelming. Make this task easier and conserve ...

Let's Do This, Nutley Rotary Installs Butterfly Garden at Nutley Public Library

NUTLEY, NJ - Members of the Rotary Club of Nutley spent Saturday morning installing a butterfly and hummingbird habitat in the garden space near the front door of the Nutley Public Library. The butterfly habitat compliments a perennial garden installed in that space by scouts in 2017. 

According to Rotarian Dorothy Huey, the project itself was quite simple. Huey first had to ...

Kingsland Manor to Offer Flower Design Class June 23 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Kingsland Manor will host a floral design class on Saturday June 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the historic home in Nutley's Kingsland Park. 

This class will introduce you to the creative world of floral design using New Jersey grown flowers. You'll learn the basic elements and principles of floral design and leave with a beautiful arrangement worth $85 in a ...

Big Trucks; Little Kids – Nutley celebrates Public Works Week

NUTLEY, NJ - A backhoe, front end loader, and a vacuum truck were among eight public work vehicles parked in a circle at Nutley’s Municipal Lot No. 1, located behind Philly Pretzel Factory on Saturday, May 5. The trucks were not there for township public-works or storm clean-up but for Nutley children to explore them safely at the annual Big Truck Day.

Kids lined up next to each ...

Mourning Dove in Nutley's Historic Cemetery on Passaic Ave.

NUTLEY, NJ - A Mourning Dove came to rest on a headstone in Nutley's historic church cemetery on Passaic Ave. near Yanticaw Park. 

Mourning doves get their name from the soft cooing sound that is reminiscent of sobbing. When they first take off in flight, their wings make a unique whistling sound. Mourning doves traditionally migrate south for the winter, but the presence of garden ...

Fast Moving Storm Leaves Damaged Trees and Power Outages in its Wake

NUTLEY, NJ - This afternoon's thunderstorms left a trail of downed trees and wires across Nutley. Some residents are experiencing power outages. 

The township of Nutley issued the following alert just before 6 p.m.: "Nutley Residents are urged to use caution with multiple areas with wires down.  Do not approach down wires they maybe live!"

According to ...

Severe Weather Expected This Evening

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management reports that severe weather should be expected this evening. Thunderstorm activity is expected to begin around 4 p.m. in North/West areas and continue to spread across the state by early evening (about 6 p.m.)

Severe weather should be past by around 10 p.m. with stomy weather ending before 2 a.m. Strong thunderstorms and ...

Turning the Tide for Horseshoe Crabs: New Hope for an Ancient Species

CAPE MAY, NJ – Revive & Restore, a California-based nonprofit bringing new biotech tools to conservation, today joined with First Lady Tammy Murphy, New Jersey Audubon and Eli Lilly and Company to announce new research that dispels many perceived barriers to the adoption of a safe synthetic alternative to horseshoe crab blood for biomedical testing. 

Over the past 40 years, the ...

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