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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, […]

#FirstRespondersFriday – NJ Census 2020 Team

#FirstRespondersFriday – NJ Census 2020 Team NJ Census 2020 Team Complete your census NOW! 2020Census.gov Thank you to all the doctors, nurses, EMTs, Law Enforcement, and health care professionals who are fighting on the front lines of #COVID19. One simple way to thank them is by completing and dedicating your #2020Census to a Healthcare Hero –​Getting an accurate count helps […]

April 1, 2020 – NATIONAL CENSUS DAY

April 1: Today is National Census Day, a key reference date for the 2020 Census—not a deadline. 2020 Census will use this day to determine who is counted and where in the 2020 Census. When you respond, you’ll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020, and include everyone who usually […]

2020 Census …Your Future Starts Here

2020 Census “Your Future Starts Here”… https://2020census.gov/en/what-is-2020-census.html

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  

Creative Solutions for Plastic Recycling 5/15/19

Last chance to register for “Creative Solutions for Plastic Recycling.” Come learn about successful ways that local communities & schools have tackled the plastic waste issue and decreased curbside contamination through education & inspection.   You will also have the opportunity to tour the new green facility at CMCMUA!   WHEN: Wed. May 15, 2019 […]