Green Top Stories

April 20, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Green Summit, the all-volunteer group dedicated to promoting and supporting sustainable living in the Hilltop City, partnered with the Summit Area GreenFaith Circle to host the second Repair Café at Summit's Christ Church, an event that saw fix-it volunteers deliver a 70% repair rate ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For the second consecutive year, Overlook Medical Center has earned Practice Greenhealth’s highest honor, the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award, as Atlantic Health System hospitals were recognized for their accomplishments in environmental sustainability. Practice Greenhealth is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Summit Transfer Station -- along with 15 other locations in Union County -- offer automotive do-it-yourselfers the opportunity to recycle used motor free-of-charge through Union County’s Bureau of Recycling. Union County’s motor oil recycling program began in 1999, ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The opportunity to meet live animals, celebrate wildlife, learn about environmental conservation and try their hand at outdoor skills are all part of the annual 'Wild Earth Fest', which will be hosted by -- and held at -- the Trailside Nature and Science Center at the Watchung ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – For the 13th year, the City of Summit will hold its annual 'Earth Day Clean-Up', wherein community members, individuals and groups volunteer to help beautify City parks and open spaces. This year's event will take place on April 27, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., and include the following ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Market, which epitomizes the adage that one person's trash is another's treasure, is back for 2019 with two upcoming spring dates -- April 27 and May 4 -- at the City of Summit Transfer Station. The Free Market will be in operation from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on each of the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Elected officials, members of the Summit Conservancy, volunteers and supporters and City staff all gathered at the City of Summit Transfer Station on a gusty, chilly morning to participate in -- and celebrate -- a groundbreaking ceremony for the new, permanent Summit Free Market ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Countywide scrap metal recycling drop-off locations will be open twice a month beginning on April 4, at the service yard in Rahway River Park and at the Emergency Services Building in Cranford.   A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, are ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As per of Union County's upcoming 'Arbor Day' celebrations the County's County Shade Tree Advisory Board tis once again provide free trees for local schools. This year’s free 'Arbor Day' tree is the American Flowering Dogwood, a species native to the northeast. The trees are ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Mayor Nora Radest, Council President David Naidu, members of Common Council and City staff will all be on hand as the Summit Conservancy hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Summit Free Market building on Saturday, March 23, beginning a 9:30 a.m., at the City of Summit Transfer ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Green Summit, the all-volunteer independent community group that aims to educate the Hilltop City community about sustainable living, and which works to help make the community a healthier, 'greener' place to call home,  will host its second Repair Café on March 23, from 1 - 4 p.m., at ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Union County residents can recycle clean, white, block-style Styrofoam at designated drop-off locations in their municipality, or at a countywide location in Springfield. As part of the effort to encourage Styrofoam recycling, the Board of Chosen Freeholders has provided nine ...

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