NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Office of Emergency Management (OEM) reminds the community that it is illegal to discard gloves and masks in any place other than the trash. The reminder comes after numerous complaints to the township about gloves being left in parking lots, the street, and sidewalks. 

The parking lot of the Nutley Park Shoprite, located on Franklin Ave. has become what amounts to a dumping ground for latex gloves and masks. 

A quick walk through the lot revealed several gloves and masks in the lot, alongside cars, caught in the storm drain, and shrubbery. 

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The OEM stated that this "puts our employees and neighbors at risk when they need to clean it up. Please respect our environment and our neighbors and properly dispose of gloves in the nearest garbage can."

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