Maplewood hosts green business recycling roundtable

Maplewood hosts green business recycling roundtable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Maplewood will host a business recycling roundtable open to all businesses in Maplewood at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Recycling requirements have become much more stringent this year due to the “National Sword” policy in China, which restricts the types and […]

Interns keep Memorial Park neat, healthy, sustainable

Interns keep Memorial Park neat, healthy, sustainable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In the center of Maplewood are 25 acres of recreation space; playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, softball fields, and a duck pond can all be found in Maplewood Memorial Park. The town’s Department of Public Works is normally tasked with maintaining the park, but this summer the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy’s internship […]

Maplewood releases new recycling guidelines

Maplewood releases new recycling guidelines

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township recently released a new guideline for residents to use when recycling materials. For plastics, residents may recycle bottles and containers coded with Nos. 1 and 2. Plastic bottle lids may be recycled screwed on the bottle; no loose lids. Residents may not recycle plastic bags or plastic film. Do not […]

Speed humps installed on Rutgers Street

Speed humps installed on Rutgers Street

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Beginning Wednesday, July 11, Maplewood Township began construction of two new speed humps on Rutgers Street. One speed hump was installed between Hilton and Franklin avenues; the second speed hump was installed between Lexington and Burnett avenues.

Quinn buries SOMA in snow, fallen trees

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Winter Storm Quinn tore through the northeast on March 7, dropping anywhere from a few inches to a couple feet of snow in some places and knocking down numerous trees and powerlines. South Orange and Maplewood were not exceptions, as the storm left many residents without power while they […]

Maplewood leaf collection

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Department of Public Works is currently collecting leaf piles on township streets. Weather and equipment failures may cause a delay in the collection schedule. Delays should not be more than one or two days. If the township gets ahead of schedule, they may come through your section early, but will […]

Town celebrates completing platform tennis court upgrades

Town celebrates completing platform tennis court upgrades

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood recently celebrated the completion of its table tennis courts upgrades. According to Andrew Haines, who represents Maplewood Platform Tennis, the maintenance was necessary because the courts get a lot of ply and had many problems with screens, structure and courts. The Township Committee budgeted $35,000 for the project, which was completed […]

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