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August 17, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains has launched Recycle Coach, a free app designed to help make recycling information more accessible to residents. Recycle Coach provides accurate up-to-date information on Scotch Plains recycling schedules in a handy, user-friendly app format.

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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 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS -- Effective immediately, recycling will no longer be picked up if it is bagged as the guidelines for recycling processing have recently been updated. This includes clear plastic bags. Specific protocols on recycling contamination have been revised this year with significant changes ...

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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 ...

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FANWOOD, NEW JERSEY -- Fanwood has been awarded two grants for the Borough’s Environmental Commission that will aid in the ongoing restoration of the Fanwood Nature Center, which was damaged in the recent winter storms. T he grants include a Sustainable Jersey grant, funded by The Nature ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Recycling in Scotch Plains will no longer be picked up if it is bagged. The township has issued updated guidelines for recycling processing that have been revised this year with significant changes impacting the industry worldwide.   When non-recyclable items (contamination) ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Scotch Plains Township is now offering free electronics recycling. Starting in February, Scotch Plains residents can safely get rid of old or unwanted electronic equipment that is not allowed to be disposed of in the regular garbage. The drop off program is available at the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation Deer Management Program will run on most Mondays beginning on Jan. 8 and continuing to Feb. 5. In case of inclement weather or a holiday, the program moves to the following Wednesday or Friday. The program will operate in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has released details of its annual Deer Management Program, which will begin on Monday, Jan. 8, in six County parks and one municipal park. The program will operate in the Watchung Reservation, the Summit portion of Passaic ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The JCC of Central New Jersey in Scotch Plains remains committed to improving its building and campus while making it more green and observing the core Jewish values of sh’mirat ha’adamah (protection and renewal of the world) and ba’al taschshit (do not destroy or ...

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Union County, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the new Watchung Reservation Trails website. The new site features an interactive map designed to help visitors navigate the nearly 2,000 acre Watchung Reservation, the largest of the County’s 36 parks. “With ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Trash or treasure? You be the judge on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, during the Annual Scotch Plains-Fanwood “FALL” Town Wide-Garage Sale, sponsored by the Scotch Plains Junior Woman’s Club. To participate, simply download and complete a registration form and pay online ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- A free recycling event to help Union County residents safely dispose of electronic equipment that cannot be placed in regular household garbage will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Nokia (600 Mountain Ave., New Providence).  Items that will ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- One person's trash is another person's treasure. You be the judge on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 during the annual Scotch Plains-Fanwood  Town Wide-Garage Sale, sponsored by the Scotch Plains Junior Woman’s Club. (Rain Date: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017)  Residents hold their own ...

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