Monday, December 31, 2012
By Holmdel Green Team Chair Betsy Wilson.
Monday, December 31, 2012
With so much interest in "going green" we decided to "recycle" this handy list from Green Team's Betsy Wilson, originally published Jan. 10, 2012. Most Holmdel residents have been very good about recycling. Cardboard, mixed paper, bottles and cans are being put out curbside or taken to the bins at Public Works. Holmdel got $30,000 for our recyclables in one year. It is mandatory to recycle the above items. (If a summons is issued, a court appearance is required, with a possible fine of $200. Ouch!) You’d be surprised to learn how much of the other stuff you don’t want anymore can be put to good use or recycled. Here’s a partial but growing list of places for: BATTERIES (rechargeable)- Best Buy, Lowes, Home Depot, Holmdel Fire Co., or …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Thanks to diligent recycling, Scott Goldstein has no need for trash pickup. He tells how he does it at the Citizens for Informed Land Use meeting tonight.
About a year ago, the Goldstein family of Holmdel cancelled their garbage pickup, saving themselves about $400 a year. "With all the recycling and composting we were doing, I started to realize there was no garbage," said Scott Goldstein, 56, a retired Wall Street worker who lives on East Lawn Drive, off Route 34. "I'm not generating the garbage anymore." Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Goldstein will detail his "extreme" recycling habits in a free presentation at the monthly meeting of the Citizens for Informed Land Use (CILU) at the Senior / Community Center. He is one of the featured speakers who will address questions about recycling, such as "Is recycling worthwhile? What can be recycled? What happens to the things we put out at the curb every …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The money will go to help fund activities that promote recycling.
The Christie Administration has announced the award of nearly $16 million in Clean Communities grants to help municipalities and counties fund litter cleanup efforts that help beautify New Jersey’s communities and roadsides. Holmdel Township has been awarded a $32,999.99, which is consistent with prior years' awards. According to Deputy Township Clerk Barbara Kovalesky, the money will be spent on the Adopt-A-Road Program, Adopt-A-Beach Program (which can be used for any kind of waterway), a recycling scholarship for Holmdel High seniors, elementary school assemblies, parks supplies, compost facility and recycling promotional items. In addition, Monmouth County will receive $93,942.21. “Cleaning up litter protects our natural resources, …