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New Jersey distributes grants to enhance recycling efforts

IRINA ZHOROV / WHYY NEWSWORKS - New Jersey is distributing $14.3 million in grants to municipalities for improving recycling efforts [go to article]

Showplace tract could be preserved

ANDREW MARTINS / EXAMINER - Conservationists and elected officials are joining forces in a possible bid to preserve the land on Route 33 in Millstone [go to article]

With camera drones, new tool for viewing and saving nature

DIANE TOOMEY / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - In a career spanning four decades, documentary filmmaker Thomas Lennon has won an Academy Award [go to article]

Challenge accepted: New Jersey recycling company takes on K-cups

Challenge accepted: New Jersey recycling company takes on K-cups

JENNA PIZZI / NBC 10 - They have become the cigarette butt of the coffee industry — at least from a recycling perspective [go to article]

It’s time to get compliant on e-waste recycling

TROY DREIER / JERSEY JOURNAL - Since 2011, the state of New Jersey has required that used electronics be disposed of through an electronics [go to article]

Princeton merchants to meet with proponents of 10-cent plastic, paper bag fee

Princeton merchants to meet with proponents of 10-cent plastic, paper bag fee

JAMES MCEVOY / TIMES OF TRENTON - The Princeton Merchants Association plans to meet next month with proponents of a 10-cent fee [go to article]

Judge halts Lacey Rail Trail road work

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - A judge halted work Tuesday converting a trail popular with hikers and bicyclists into Lacey's newest bypass [go to article]

More North Jersey towns are listed as ‘sustainable’

More North Jersey towns are listed as ‘sustainable’

LINH TAT / THE RECORD - Eighty-one municipalities, including 16 from Bergen and Passaic counties, have added their names [go to article]

Bottles now at the bottom of the recycling heap in New Jersey

JAMES M. O’NEILL / THE RECORD - Once the ultimate symbol of a recyclable material, glass bottles have fallen so out of favor [go to article]