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Egg Harbor City Walking Tour Brochure

Check out the Historic Walking Brochure of EHC. A big thank you to Richard Colby for his contribution to the City! EHC Walking Brochure

Safely Secure & Dispose of Medications

Join Together Atlantic County (JTAC) a substance misuse prevention coalition would like to remind everyone to properly secure and dispose of their medications to help prevent from getting into the wrong hands and also help protect our environment. To help you safely secure your medications, JTAC offers FREE locking medicine cabinets to residents of Atlantic […]

City awarded $10K Resiliency Grant funded by Atlantic City Electric in partnership with Sustainable Jersey

Egg Harbor City has been awarded a $10,000 Sustainable Communities Resiliency grant funded by Atlantic City Electric in partnership with Sustainable Jersey!  This grant will be for repairs to the City Lake Dam. Watch the Virtual Announcement Video https://www.sustainablejersey.com/grants/previous-recipients-projects/2020-sustainable-communities-grant-recipients/

Healthy Lawn Healthy Water

Visit https://www.nj.gov/dep/healthylawnshealthywater/ for information on the State’s fertilizer law to keep your lawn and water healthy and.

Volunteer for an “Individual” City Wide Clean Up

Hi Cleanup Partners, As you know our City Wide Cleanup as we know it has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus (this will leave literally tons of trash around our community this year). However, we are still able to clean up trash on an “individual basis”. If there is someone from your family, organization, […]

Solar Feasibility Study

This study was funded by Sustainable Jersey and the Gardinier Environmental Fund. Solar Feasibility Study Report-R&V Engineers

ACUA Recycling Update

As part of our responsibility to reduce contamination in the recycling stream, ACUA has implemented a flagging program to inform residents of what can or cannot be recycled. ACUA updated its recycling guidelines last year, but many of the items we still see in recycling bins have never been accepted in our program, such as […]

Holiday Environmental Tips & Ideas from NJDEP

Holiday Waste Reduction resources (NJDEP, Bureau of Sustainability):   Green Your Holidays (Infographic) – https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/ei/Green2018.jpg  or https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/ei/Green2018.pdf Waste Reduction Ideas for the Holidays (Infographic) – https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/ei/ideas.jpg  or https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/ei/ideas.pdf Trimming Our Holiday “Wasteline” – https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/Trimming%20our%20Holiday%202017%20update.pdf Food Waste Reduction…How to Reduce Food Waste at Home! – https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/Foodwaste.pdf Environmental New Year’s Resolutions (Infographic) – https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/ei/Environmental%20New%20Year’s%20Resolutions.jpg  or https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/ei/Environmental%20New%20Year’s%20Resolutions.pdf Reuse […]

Vape Battery Disposal

Vape batteries and most non-alkaline batteries are considered hazardous waste and should be disposed of properly. Vape batteries can be taken to most local vape shops for recycling or to ACUA Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Offs throughout the year (www.acua.com/hhw). Recently, ACUA experienced a fire along their trash collection route in Linwood. It was discovered that […]

Recycling Info- Tangly Items

Also, this video from Baltimore County Public Works was a big hit at the SWANA conference and brings light to the tangly items people should keep out of their recycling bin.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDipC5oJG_A