Drought Warning issued for 14 NJ Counties

Fourteen NJ counties have been escalated from a drought watch to warning, and four counties remain at drought watch status because of persistent low rainfall, approximately 13 inches below normal. Drought Warning: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Drought Watch: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem counties. […]

Hydrant flushing in Roseland: May 23 – June 13

The Roseland Water Department will be conducting a hydrant flushing program for maintenance purposes commencing on Monday, May 23, 2016. The flushing will take place during the low demand hours between 10pm and 6am. The program should take approximately three weeks ending on Monday, June 13, 2016. The crews will start on Laurel Avenue and […]

interesting info about the Apple recycling program

full article published here> http://motherboard.vice.com/read/apple-does-not-melt-iphones-into-gold Almost Nothing About the ‘Apple Harvests Gold From iPhones’ Story Is True WRITTEN BY JASON KOEBLER Check out this story that provides more detail about Apple’s recycling program and its new Liam robot built to disassemble old iPhones. “So while Apple is nominally responsible for recycling a 90 million pounds of […]

Happy Earth Day – April 22

    Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.   See more at: The History of Earth Day

Drug take back day – April 30

“Ridding your homes of unused prescription medication and dangerous drugs is a simple and important safety measure we can all take. Using the collections sites ensures your unwanted pills are not used improperly and will be destroyed in an environmentally friendly manner. We encourage the public to join us on Drug Take Back Day.” Joseph […]

Don’t send bottled water to Flint

January 28, 2016 Residents of Roseland, you may or not be a fan of filmmaker Michael Moore, but this is worth a read…plastic bottles are a scourge to the planet. And the guarantee of clean water that is not being monetized for profit is an urgent issue. Pay attention folks! The following is reprinted from […]

Stop drinking bottled water

We have grown so dependent on the ubiquitous water bottle. We have grown to believe that cannot exist for a few hours without ‘hydrating’.  We have been led to believe that drinking unnecessary quantities of water will aid weight loss. We take a single use bottle of water and drink a bit of it and […]