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May 23, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In support of its continued commitment to the environment and support of the communities it serves, FirstEnergy Corp. has set a goal to plant 20,000 trees throughout its service territory in 2022. About 10,000 of the trees were planted during events surrounding Earth Day and Arbor ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents of Union County can safely dispose their unwanted household chemicals, old fire extinguishers, propane tanks and other potentially hazardous items at the County’s next free Household Hazardous Waste event, which will be held on June 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kean ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The statewide ban on single-use carryout bags and polystyrene foam food service products goes into effect today. The law prohibits all New Jersey stores, food service businesses, and grocery stores from selling single-use plastic carryout bags. In addition, grocery stores larger ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - St Teresa of Avila Church's GreenFaith Ministry will host a presentation and dialogue on ways community members can begin or enhance our care for our shared home  - the Earth. All are invited to attend the event, which is set for April 26, beginning at 7 p.m., in Memorial Hall.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s time to destroy the egg masses that the Spotted Lanternfly lays on tree trunks, lawn furniture and other outdoor surfaces this past fall to prevent the pests from doing damage to the county’s plants and crops this spring. The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive pest that ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The next Summit Free Market will be held April 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the City of Summit Transfer Station.  Weather permitting, ongoing Summit Free Market events will be held on the second Saturday of each month. The Summit Free Market Committee is a student-run initiative ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In. a ceremony slated for April 2 at 9 a.m., Summit Mayor Nora Radest will snip a ribbon signifying the opening of the Hilltop City's 'Tiny Forest'. Located behind the Summit Community Center, at 100 Morris Avenue, the 'Tiny Forest' will get growing with volunteers planting some of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City's annual 'Earth Day Clean-Up' will take place on April 2, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Organized by members of the Summit Environmental Commission, the event invites folks of all ages and abilities to volunteer and help beautify Summit parks and open spaces. Individuals may ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The next Summit Free Market will be held February 12, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the City of Summit Transfer Station. Unless participants are vaccinated, masks will be required, and organizers request that anyone that wishes to come indoors wear a face mask, regardless of their ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Put kitchen scraps to good use this winter by starting a backyard compost pile. Keeping food scraps out of the waste stream helps ease the burden on municipal waste disposal operations. Pumpkins, decorative gourds and other plant-based home decorations can go into a compost pile ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The statewide 'bag ban' is set to take effect in May, and Union County residents can prepare in advance by taking a few simple steps to cut down on single-use bags and other types of waste. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the waste generated by American ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has announced that, due to the Thanksgiving holiday on November 25, City-wide curbside recycling has been rescheduled for this week. Curbside recycling will now occur on November 26. Residents should place items at the curb by 6 a.m. on Friday. The City of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The next Summit Free Market will be held November 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the City of Summit Transfer Station. Unless participants are vaccinated, masks will be required, and organizers request that anyone that wishes to come indoors wear a face mask, regardless of their ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Market, the eco-friendly 'stop and swap' that takes place once per month at the City of Summit Municipal Transfer Station, is seeking volunteers to help run its monthly Saturday events. The flexible commitment will be detailed in a 'Team Leader' training event held ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The final County-wide scrap metal recycling events of 2021 will be held on November 4 and 20 in Cranford and Rahway. A wide variety of metal goods -- from household appliances to gutters and sheds -- will be accepted at both collection sites. Scrap metal drop-off will be accepted ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The last paper shredding event of 2021 for Union County residents (only) will be held on October 30 at the Nokia campus in New Providence. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to be shredded on site in a mobile shredding ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Residents are encouraged to learn how to dispose of spent household batteries properly, and Union County has a recycling solution that can expedite the educational process, protect life and property, and be kind on the environment as well. An increasing number of fires linked to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The next Summit Free Market will be held October 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the City of Summit Transfer Station. Unless participants are vaccinated, masks will be required, and organizers request that anyone that wishes to come indoors wear a face mask, regardless of their vaccination ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Two Union County-sponsored free scrap metal recycling opportunities are available in October, with the drop-off program continuing on October 7 and October 16. A wide variety of metal goods -- from household appliances to gutters and sheds -- will be accepted at two County-wide ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The next opportunity for Union County residents to bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to be shredded and recycled will be October 2, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus in Scotch Plains. The event may finish earlier if the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Union County will host secure paper shredding events on September 18 and 24, with County residents able bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to be disposed of and recycled for free. The September 18 event will be held at the Union County College campus on Springfield ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents can rid their homes dangerous chemicals in a safe and environmentally-conscious way when Union County hosts its next free Household Hazardous Waste drop-off recycling event September 12, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Union County College's main campus. Many unwanted -- and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County’s free, drop-off scrap metal recycling program for all residents continues in September with a pair of events, each offering residents the opportunity to recycle old or broken metal gutters, metal lawn furniture, metal ladders and many other kinds of household scrap ...

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UNION TWNSHP, NJ - The next free, secure paper shredding event for Union County residents will take place on August 14, beginning at 9 a.m., at Kean University. All County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the drive-up event, with drivers remaining in their cars ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The next Summit Free Market will be held August 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the City of Summit Transfer Station. Unless participants are vaccinated, masks will be required. Weather permitting, ongoing Summit Free Market events will be held on the second Saturday of each ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County’s free scrap metal recycling drop-off program continues in August, with an array of metal goods -- from household appliances to gutters and sheds -- accepted at two County-wide collection sites in Cranford and Rahway every month through November. Scrap metal drop-off ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Summit and eight other municipalities in Union County have locations available for residents to recycle clean 'block type', #6 Styrofoam. All the drop-off locations are free of charge, and are for use by the residents of each municipality only, not for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Repair Café has joins Repair Café Garden State, and will now have a dedicated page on the statewide Repair Café website. There, folks can find event details on Summit’s repair events as well as all repair events throughout New Jersey.  Summit Repair Café founder, Courtney ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The next Summit Free Market will be held July 10, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the City of Summit Transfer Station. Item drop off and shopping will be by appointment only. Summit residents with a Transfer Station permit will be able to sign up for a 30-minute time slot ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply; free drive-in event is open to all Union County residents for shredding personal documents. ELIZABETH, NJ  - The next Union County free shredding event will be held ion July 8 at Rahway River Park. Residents can take advantage of safe, secure disposal and recycling ...

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