Here is a list of landscapers that offer greener landscaping services to reduce CO2 emissions and other air, noise, ground and water pollutants. You’ll also use less water, and your lawn and gardens will be healthier for it. Continue reading
Come to the River! South Orange River Day is an annual community gathering to clean up the South Orange section of the Rahway River, celebrate South Orange as a great place to live, and promote environmental education and awareness. This … Continue reading
Once we burned them. When those hazards became obvious, and the Clean Air Act banned leaf burning, the Village began picking up residents’ leaves from the street. Now, unfortunately, those costs and hazards have also become all too clear. Continue reading
Read the regulation and check out guides from the EPA and Rutgers Agriculture Experiment Station. Continue reading
Switching to compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs is a very bright idea. They use about one fourth the energy and produce 90 percent less heat compared with traditional incandescent bulbs. But what do you do with them when they do reach the end of their lives? Continue reading
The 2005 Natural Resources Inventory is a compilation of information that describes and explains South Orange’s environmental resources. It provides South Orange Village residents and the Environmental Commission with baseline documentation against which to measure and evaluate resource protection issues and programs that affect our community and provides an important resource for planning and for environmental preservation and protection.
Preserving and enhancing our natural resources, open spaces and recreation fields will improve the quality of life and health for present and future Village residents. Continue reading