Recycle your used tires with the county

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invites Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the county DPW office, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “We are always looking […]

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a paper-shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Computer & Electronics Recycling Day and Used Tire Recycling […]

County to mill, pave Valley St. in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — From July 16 through 30, weather permitting, the Essex County Department of Public Works will be milling and paving sections of Valley Street in Maplewood from Hixon Place to the county line. The work will be done overnight, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., as part of the Essex County 2018 Roadway […]

County modernizes Rink 1 at Codey Arena

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Nov. 9, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced that a $2.8 million project to modernize Rink 1 at Codey Arena is complete. The new refrigeration system will enable the arena to operate more efficiently and will provide a better ice skating surface. This is the first major renovation […]

Shred your paper

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County’s Paper Shredding Day will be Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the county’s public works depot at 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. Destroy important documents safely and securely. All shredded paper will be recycled. This program is free to all Essex County residents, […]

County’s 2017 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Each fall, Essex County collects leaves along county roads. 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 four sectors. There will be three […]

Discard household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be Saturday, Oct. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. This program is free to all Essex County residents, though participants must provide proof of residency on site. This event is not for commercial or industrial […]

Stop mosquito bites and related infections this summer

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Residents may have read the notice from the Essex County Mosquito Control about recent mosquito larval aerial spraying in the northwest section of the county. No aerial spraying was performed in Maplewood, South Orange or West Orange. This precaution was taken due to the large amount of rain over the last few […]

Recycle your old tires with Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invites Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day on Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “We are always looking for new and innovative […]