Montclair council could pass plastic bag ban tonight

The mayor and council will hold a public hearing and vote on the plastic bag ordinance tonight, July 23.

Montclair hair salon tries out green recycling methods

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsUpstairs at Bangz Salon on South Fullerton Avenue, you’ll find three large cardboard boxes filled with trash awaiting shipping. One contains a large bag of hair sweepings from the salon floor. Another...

Culture in brief: Environmental summit in Montclair

On Saturday January 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m, the Northeast Earth Coalition presents the fourth "Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference." 

Will going electric with leaf blowers ease the noise in Montclair?

Although Montclair bans the use of leaf blowers during the summer months, environmental commission officials said they field complaints of them being used all summer long. 

In brief: Brainstorm recyclables session at Montclair State

BAKE to PARTAKE Upcycling is a startup that is aware of the need for eco-friendly initiatives and bringing mass awareness. The upcycling project by students Brandon Edwards, Alexis Orfan, Eva Matusow, and Khayri Chenault...
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Bonsal tree clearing, Clifton sewer relocation begins

By Jaimie Julia The town of Clifton has begun felling trees on the northern edge of Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve, beginning a year-long project to replace and relocate a sewer line in the Passaic...

Community garden takes root on Pine Street

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere is a new project taking root on Pine Street.With the closing of the Pathmark grocery store in Lackawanna Plaza, many nearby residents were concerned about the neighborhood having a local source...
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Cleaner energy in 2019? Energy aggregation puts off going to bid

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe government energy aggregation Montclair joined over the summer, part of an effort to seek cleaner energy at lower rates, will probably not get that energy until next year.Montclair teamed up...

MKA celebrates Earth Day with recycling, composting and gardening

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, the students and faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy, are focusing on programs that help reduce waste in meaningful ways and connecting with service learning initiatives throughout the three campuses.  From...