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Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event in Scotch Plains on Aug. 4

July 27, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Union County residents can safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other designated items, from old mercury thermostats to automobile tires, by bringing them to the next free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event on Saturday, August 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The event will take place at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus (1776 ...

If You Build It, They Will Hum: New Meadow for Pollinators in Watchung Reservation

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Bees, butterflies, birds and other pollinators have a new home in the Watchung Reservation, where an open field was recently replanted with native wildflowers and transformed into a flourishing habitat.

The new pollinator meadow is located along a paved access road that runs between the western corner of the Loop and the bottom of the parking lot at the Trailside Nature and ...

Upcoming Scrap Metal Recycling Dates in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County residents are encouraged to participate in countywide scrap metal recycling initiatives that will be held throughout the rest of the summer. Now is a particularly convenient time to recycle old household items as residents clean out before heading on vacation and prior to the start of the school year.

Scrap metal recycling continues to run on the first ...

Tenafly Nature Center to Visit the Scotch Plains Public Library

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The Children’s Department at the Scotch Plains Public Library invites children over the age of 3 to stop by the library on Thursday, July 12, for a one-of-a-kind show with the Tenafly Nature Center at 3:00 p.m. featuring live raptors up close.

Located in Bergen County, NJ, the Tenafly Nature Center is one of America’s most respected nature ...

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If You Build It, They Will Hum: New Meadow for Pollinators in Watchung Reservation

August 1, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Bees, butterflies, birds and other pollinators have a new home in the Watchung Reservation, where an open field was recently replanted with native wildflowers and transformed into a flourishing habitat.

The new pollinator meadow is located along a paved access road that runs between the western corner of the Loop and the bottom of the parking lot at the Trailside Nature and ...