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Summit Arboretum Hosts 'Style & Sustainability' Fashion Show June 14

June 12, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum will host the second event of Local Action / Global Impact initiative entitled 'Style & Sustainability', a sustainable fashion show June 14 in the Arboretum's garden. The program will feature guest designers from major labels as well as emerging designers, all presenting wearable fashion using sustainably sourced virgin materials, ...

Overlook Medical Center Ranked in Top 25 U.S. Hospitals for Environmental Stewardship

SUMMIT, NJ  - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit has received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care ...

It's in The Bag: SDI, Summit Green Team Partner to Offer Eco-Friendly Shopping Tote

SUMMIT, NJ - A reusable shopping bag, developed and produced through a partnership between Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) and the Summit Green Team, will be available for purchase at the Summit Farmers Market starting May 20.

Bright red and eco-friendly, the commemorative tote bags feature the tomato illustration from the Farmers Market poster, are 13 inches wide by 10 ...

Just Shred It: County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Makes Area Stop May 19

ELIZABETH, NJ - A free mobile paper-shredding event, hosted by Union County, for personal documents will be held May 19, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m., at the Nokia campus in New Providence. The events will be held rain or shine and may end before the set completiion time in the event the shredding trucks reach capacity.

All Union County residents are eligible to use the paper-shredding ...

Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment at Free Area 'E-Cycling' Event May 12

ELIZABETH, NJ - A free recycling event for personal electronic equipment, providing the opportunity to clear one's home of unwanted computers, printers, televisions and other electronic equipment in an environmentally-sound manner, will be held May 12, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Nokia campus in New Providence.

Any Union County resident may participate in the ...

Summit's ACHIEVE Community Garden Among 27 Recipients of 'Union County Means Green' Grant Awards

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Summit ACHIEVE Community Garden has received $500 for materials and supplies as part of 27 garden projects within nine municipalities awarded grants through the "Union County Means Green Community Garden" program.

Opened in late June of 2013, the ACHIEVE garden sits on a parcel of land on Beauvoir Avenue donated for use by Overlook Medical Center, and ...

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