Photos: A rainy day doesn’t dampen the Sustainable World Conference

Notwithstanding the heavy rainy clouds outside creating a minor local climate 'crisis,' the largest crowd yet, of about 300 attendees, braved the weather to gather at one of the largest environmental activist gatherings in...

How to recycle in Montclair

Residents are reminded to only place designated recyclables in your recycling containers for curbside collection.
Roots and Shoots

Edgemont’s Roots and Shoots club works for a better Earth

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFor sixty students at Edgemont School, helping to save the Earth is serious business, from encouraging families not to use pesticides on their lawns, to urging Montclair to go ahead with a...
Sustainable Essex Alliance

In brief: Montclair honored for work on Sustainable Essex Alliance

Montclair and four other towns in Essex County have been honored for their work on a project to purchase green energy for their towns.Montclair, Glen Ridge, Maplewood, South Orange and Verona received the 2019...

Plastic shopping bags to be banned in Montclair supermarkets, big pharmacies in early December

Get ready Montclair, bag ban takes effect in supermarkets and big pharmacies Dec. 8.

In brief: Montclair’s sustainability officer aids climate research

Montclair Sustainability Officer Gray Russell traveled north to the Downeast coast of Maine in September, to volunteer on a climate science project directed by the Schoodic Institute Education and Research Center at Acadia National Park.

Friends and neighbors: environmentalist Pat Kenschaft

Pat Kenschaft, professor emerita of mathematics at Montclair State University, secretary of the Cornucopia Network of New Jersey, speaks up for nature.

Montclair green movement going ugly

If your garden produces a potato that looks like a foot, a tomato with a face or carrots with legs, you might Instagram photos of your ugly vegetables, then put them into the cooking pot.  
ABCs of Montclair

Fall into fall with the ABCs of Montclair

Get out your phones, your datebooks, your Hipster PDAs — whatever you use — and put down some dates. Fall in Montclair is already hopping, and the season hasn’t even officially started yet!To help...