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Hi All, Mayor’s Wellness/Green Team Family Bike Ride has been postponed until tomorrow. Here’s the announcement: Due to today’s rain, the Mayor’s Wellness/Green Team Family Bike Ride that was scheduled for this evening will be postponed until tomorrow, Tuesday, 9/20. Same time and place — 6 p.m. at the Meadowlands Museum, 91 Crane Avenue. Please …
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September and October Family Bike Rides

September 3rd, 2016 | Posted by Greg Recine in Events - (Comments Off on September and October Family Bike Rides)

Two family-oriented bike rides with the Mayor are being planned by the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign and the Rutherford Green Team. First ride will be 6 pm Monday 9/19 (rain date Tue 9/20) Meet at the Meadowlands Museum, at Crane Ave/Elycroft. This “destination ride” will use the bike lanes along Orient Way, include Wall Field, and finish with a  special tour …
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The “Walk Rutherford” Trail System

July 1st, 2016 | Posted by Greg Recine in Projects - (Comments Off on The “Walk Rutherford” Trail System)

The WALK RUTHERFORD trail system was created by Jessica Clancy as a part of her Girl Scout Gold Award, as a way for citizens to enjoy the towns scenery while also getting exercise and keeping track of their mileage. The trail system consists of three trails: o  The Blue Trail= 1 mile  o  The Red Trail= 2 …
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Green Team at Rutherford’s Summer Kick-Off/Cruisin’ on the Avenue Event

June 27th, 2016 | Posted by Greg Recine in Events - (Comments Off on Green Team at Rutherford’s Summer Kick-Off/Cruisin’ on the Avenue Event)

The Rutherford Green Team will be at Rutherford’s Summer Kick-Off/Cruisin’ on the Avenue event this Wednesday, June 29 (date changed due to rain). We will be in the area of Park Ave and Franklin Place between 5-7pm. Stop by and chat with us, pick up a Green flier w/our goals, and take home a seed packet!

Come Ride with Us!

June 16th, 2016 | Posted by Julia Siegel in Events - (Comments Off on Come Ride with Us!)

The Green Team in partnership with the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign is organizing a family bike ride on Monday, June 20th, 2016.  We will meet at Borough Hall at 6:30pm and ride along the Orient Way Bike Lane and back.  We hope to see everyone in their helmets and with a friend or two. Rain Date …
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Rutherford Green Team Rides Ahead…

June 16th, 2016 | Posted by Julia Siegel in Events | Projects - (Comments Off on Rutherford Green Team Rides Ahead…)

The Green Team has been active this spring on many Bicycle Activities around town.  With the funding provided by Sustainable Jersey and support of our local Mayor, Council, School Superintendent, School Board, Police, Public Works and Recreation Departments along with Parent and Green Team volunteers, we were happy to be a part of the Mayor’s …
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What should you do with unwanted drugs?

April 27th, 2016 | Posted by Julia Siegel in GreenNews - (Comments Off on What should you do with unwanted drugs?)

  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 Events - (Comments Off on Spring Clean-up Day)

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 GreenNews - (Comments Off on 2015 Year in Review)

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 on Green Grant for Rutherford High School)

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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