Taking steps today to preserve tomorrow

What should you do with unwanted drugs?

April 27th, 2016 | Posted by Julia Siegel in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

  You may have been told previous to flush unneeded drugs, but did you know that has an effect on our waterways, increases the cost to treat the water and even then there are sensitive receptors that are being identified.  DON’T Flush your drugs! You may have been told previous to throw out unneeded drugs, …
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Spring Clean-up Day

April 19th, 2016 | Posted by Julia Siegel in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Join the Green Team this Saturday April 23rd at two different town events that will help make Rutherford Greener! Spring Cleanup Day starts at 9AM at Borough Hall. http://www.rutherford-nj.com/departments/recreation/2016/04/06/clean-up-day/ The annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony will take place at Union School at 11:30AM. If you can’t join us this weekend, we are always looking …
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2015 Year in Review

February 2nd, 2016 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Have you wondered what the Green Team has accomplished lately? Check out our 2015 Year-End Report Green Team year in review 2015

Green Grant for Rutherford High School

July 21st, 2015 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Sustainable Jersey for Schools awarded our own Rutherford High School a $2,000 PSEG Small Grant. The funds will go toward restoring the school’s central courtyard and turning it into a Learning Center and Sustainable Garden. “We are thrilled to receive this Sustainable Jersey grant,” said Frank Morano, Principal of Rutherford High School. “The grant will allow …
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Dining Under the Stars and More June 25

June 17th, 2015 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Get ready to kick off summer! The Borough of Rutherford and the Rutherford Downtown Partnership will present Cruisin’ on the Avenue, Thursday, June 25 from 5 to 9 PM, an evening of outdoor dining and fun activities, including: Dining under the stars Music performances Classic car show, with proceeds benefitting the Rutherford Ambulance Corps The …
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Family Bike Ride with the Mayor on Monday

June 12th, 2015 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Please join Mayor Joe De Salvo, members of the Borough Council and the Green Team for a Family Bike Ride through Rutherford Monday, June 15. 6:30 PM: Bicycle registration with the Recreation Department 7:00 PM: Bike ride takes off from Borough Hall parking lot The ride route–Borough Hall to Highland Cross to Orient Way–is suitable …
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Get Ready to WALK Rutherford

May 27th, 2015 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

The Green Team is thrilled to announce the creation of a walking trail through the Borough of Rutherford to be launched tomorrow, May 28. Created by high school sophomore Jessica Clancy, originally as a community service project for a Girl Scout Gold Award, WALK Rutherford is now an initiative of Mayor DeSalvo and the Borough Council designed to …
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Arbor Day Activities

April 24th, 2015 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

In honor of Arbor Day, the Shade Tree Committee is hosting the following activities tomorrow, Saturday, April 25: Tree planting 9am at Lincoln Park Tree seedling distribution from 9am to 1pm at the Community Garden on Erie Ave Town Clean Up Day–meet 9am at Borough Hall      

Trees for Earth Day!

April 22nd, 2015 | Posted by Rebecca Weiss in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Join us Friday evening (April 24) at 5:15 at the Rutherford Community Garden for a tree planting in honor of Earth Day. Volunteers from Rutherford-based biotech firm Cancer Genetics, Inc. will be there as part of their Lab and Professional Week. And, of course, the Rutherford Shade Tree Committee will also be there.      

Please Come to the Community Garden This Saturday, April 11 at 9 am. The Rutherford Green Team needs volunteers to join us at the Community Garden on Saturday to help with tree planting, garden clean up, fixing up the shed and building a compost area. We have 50 new trees to plant in the shade …
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