Thursday, March 21, 2013
Unwanted electronic equipment can be recycled in New Providence on March 23.
- GOING GREEN
Thursday, March 21
The following information was provided by the County of Union. The County of Union will sponsor a recycling event for electronic equipment on Saturday, March 23, so Union County residents can get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment in an environmentally proper manner. The special E-cycling event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alcatel-Lucent Technologies facility located at 600 Mountain Avenue in New Providence. All residents of Union County are eligible to participate at no cost. There is a limit of six electronic items per car. “Computer monitors, old televisions and other electronic devices are the source of a considerable amount of dangerous material, including lead, mercury, cadmium …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Cranford health department released a comprehensive guide for 2013.
The health department recently released its guide to everything solid waste disposal (check attached PDF). Here are some local numbers for waste disposal and recycling. Cranford Office of Recycling Recycling, Conservation Center, Cleanup Week Great Northern Recycling Inc. Curbside Recycling Contractor Cranford Department of Public Works Union County Household Hazardous Waste Program, Computer & Electronic Collection Events
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Residents are advised to leave their recycling curbside today.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 16
Cranford police, this morning, said that recycling resumes today. Here is the text of a Nixle alert released this morning. Northside recycling pickup will continue today, 1/16/13. Those residents who live on the Northside and did not have their recycling picked up on 1/15/13 are asked to leave the items at the curb for pickup today. Any questions contact the Cranford Health Department at 908-709-7299. Follow these steps to sign up for Nixle alerts. 1. From any cell phone, text the zip code ( 07016) to 888777. In this way, you will receive text messages only. 2. Go to www.nixle.com and register. You must enter a valid email address with the option of entering a cell phone as well. If you choose this method, you will receive information…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Due to the holiday, the last recycling pickup will take place Dec. 22.
If you're planning a Christmas party, you'll want to make sure you clear out your recycling bin this weekend. Since the holiday falls on a Tuesday this year, southsiders will have to put out their recyclables tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 22. This is the final recycling pickup for the year in Cranford. You can take a look at the city recycling calendar attached to this article for specifics on what you can throw out.
Friday, July 6, 2012
This weekend offers a recycling opportunities for electronics and computers along with a kitten adoption day.
The weather promises to be extremely hot this weekend, but here are some events that you can participate in and stay cool. Consider adopting a kitten at the Precious Felines Adoption Day in Garwood and open your home to a new friend. Just purchased a new computer to read your favorite Patch articles? This is the weekend to recycle the old one and any electronics that you don’t use. Please refer to the Patch Calendars for more events and feel free to add yours. Free Electronic Recycling Resident of Clark and surrounding towns can bring their unwanted old electronic items to be recycled by Principia Green Team. Friday, July 6, Free – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Clark Scotch Plains Farmer’s Market Scotch Plains Business Professional Association …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Data shows Union County rates for recycling dropping from 2008 to 2009.
Residents in Union County are doing a fare good job recycling their waste. In a county where 1,082,31 million tons of waste was generated, 54.1 percent was recycled according to the most recent numbers, according to NJ Spotlight's latest interactive map. Overall, New Jerseyans are recycling less of their waste than they did in the mid-1990s, data from the state Department of Environmental Protection show. At the peak, residents across the state were recycling 61 percent of what they discarded in 1996 and 1997. That number dropped to 57 percent statewide in 2009. Prior to the enactment of the state’s mandatory recycling law a quarter of a century ago, 10 percent or less of waste was recycled. The law initially set a goal of recycling 25 …