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Recycling Market Crash Hits Roxbury; Blue Diamond Bills Town

January 9, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The company that collects garbage and recycling in Roxbury says it’s being financially crushed by the collapse of the recyclables market and it wants the township to help cover the cost.

The company, Blue Diamond Disposal, is paid $164,460 per month by the township for trash and recycling pick-up. However, in late December, it billed Roxbury an additional $6,377 - to ...

Roxbury Scouts Clean-up Ledgewood Pond

ROXBURY, NJ – Ledgewood Pond might not be as pretty as Horseshoe Lake, but it doesn’t have to be strewn with garbage.

With that in mind, four Roxbury Boy Scouts recently spent some time setting things right.

The four Scouts, Jack Demetris, Caleb Smith, Austin Christian and Van Krause, performed a clean-up of Ledgewood Pond on Dec. 29. The boys are members of Boy Scout Troop 163 ...

Former Roxbury Official Honored for Environment Efforts

ROXBURY, NJ – A former Roxbury town council member and mayor was honored this week by the state for her efforts to protect New Jersey’s environment.

The woman, Sandy Urgo, was one of 11 people named at the 19th Annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards were presented by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Urgo was awarded ...

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