County announces plans for new public works, sheriff’s department building

County announces plans for new public works, sheriff’s department building

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced plans to construct a 40,000-square-foot facility for the Essex County Department of Public Works and Essex County Sheriff’s Department on Grove Avenue in Cedar Grove. The building will be used to house vehicles, store equipment and supplies, and provide up-to-date workspace for the […]

Recycle computers and unwanted electronics in Essex County

Recycle computers and unwanted electronics in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County’s Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Essex County Public Works, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. Items being accepted are computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, telecom […]

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule for county roads begins at the end of October. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into […]

County electronics recycling event expanded to two days

County electronics recycling event expanded to two days

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County residents are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority. The event was expanded to two days because it was canceled in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The recycling event will be Friday, […]

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County residents are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority. The event was expanded to three days because of the Jewish holiday Sukkot and due to the fact that it was canceled in the spring […]

Paper shredding in Essex County

Paper shredding in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day will be Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove.  “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, recycling paper […]

Left-hand turn signal added at SO intersection

Left-hand turn signal added at SO intersection

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange is now home to a spiffy new left-hand turn signal at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and South Orange Avenue, thanks to work from the Essex County Department of Public Works. Prior to this, cars attempting to turn left from Ridgewood Road to get to downtown South Orange could […]

County to repair Tulip Springs Bridge

County to repair Tulip Springs Bridge

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., center, announced that work to repair the Tulip Springs Bridge in the South Mountain Reservation started Sept. 30. Built in 1920, the historic structure is undergoing a renovation. During construction, the roadway leading to the Tulip Springs picnic area will remain open.  Displaying an artist’s […]

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Essex County Fleet Maintenance Facility, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because of their hazardous nature. […]

Shred papers before recycling and recycle used tires

Shred papers before recycling and recycle used tires

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day for county residents on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DPW, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer & […]

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