Category Archives: Green Pledge

Welcome to 2015! New meeting time, 2014 Sustainable Jersey recertification, looking forward to a fourth year in 2015 > join us!

The Harrington Park Green Team was formed in September 2009 as an advisory body to the Harrington Park Environmental Commission. The Green Team is composed of borough officials and residents who are “committed to developing strategies that will reduce our … Continue reading

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In honor of Earth Day–Tuesday, April 22– what will you do?

                       Thank you for the image nvearthfair! Hold the date: on April 26th there is HP Heritage Day 9am-1pm  and the Northern Valley Earthfair 11am-4pm http://nvearthfair.org  

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Earth Machine™ composter bins

Excerpted from the BCUA site (http://www.bcua.org/index.php?mod=News&op=more&id=26) Composting allows you the opportunity to turn your yard waste and kitchen scraps into something useful > rich garden soil! This is a form of recycling that can be done from beginning to end … Continue reading

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Backyard Composting in HP

Harrington Park embraces the benefits of backyard composting! Our current program promoting home composting began in April 2010 when Green Team members set up a demonstration model with a Bergen County Utilities Authority provided Earth Machine™ composter at our Town … Continue reading

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Green Team/Green Table- 2012

On June 2nd, the HP Green Team again hosted an information table at the annual HP Library White Elephant Sale. The day started out with showers, but the sun came out by mid-morning and there were a steady stream of … Continue reading

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April 28 followup…and the 2012 BCUA paper shredding and Computer/Tire Recycling events

EC members Carol Carinii and Mary Ann Schran, assisted by NVOT Senior Emma Bolla, were at the Boro Hall parking lot of Town History Day, April 28th to sell humus and give out Redbud saplings. ANJEC provided us with an … Continue reading

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Green Pledge 2012

HARRINGTON PARK GREEN PLEDGE – 2012 Earth Day is Sunday April 22. Please help preserve our community’s environment and promote conservation by pledging one or more of the following actions. Place a check mark next to the action (s) you … Continue reading

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