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 […]

Essex County outlines plans for 10th annual deer management program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently outlined plans for the 2017 deer management program in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. This is the 10th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. The program will not be held in Eagle Rock Reservation this […]

Protect the environment and recycle your used tires

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invite Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day. It will be held Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar […]