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Brush and Yard Waste Drop-off

Hopewell Township residents can bring brush and yard waste to the township municipal site off Scotch Road (enter via sports fields). Hours are Fridays, 7:30 am to 2:30 pm; October 2, 2020 is the last day for drop offs. From the township website:

  • Proof of residency, face mask, and social distancing required
  • No contractors, commercial vehicles, or businesses
  • Pets and children shall remain in vehicles
  • Brush shall be removed from bags
  • Employees cannot unload or load vehicles

Pennington Farmers Market Collection

Saturday, June 27 (9 am – 1 pm) will be our first monthly upcycling/recycling collection event at the PFM in 2020. New protocols for attending the market, which is set up on the lawn outside Rosedale Mills store, are in effect (click for details). Thanks to a grant from Sustainable Jersey, several new types of items will be accepted: alkaline batteries, athletic balls, and pens/pencils/markers. Additionally, shaving razors and related packaging will be diverted from landfills. More information about our collection event is available here.

Green Cleaning Webinar

The Watershed Institute invites the public to attend a free online seminar on Wednesday, June 3, about cleaning your home with products that are healthy for you and the environment. Register in advance here. The webinar is scheduled for 12:00-1:15 pm.

Virtual Pennington Day

The HV Green Team planned to participate in the 2020 Pennington Day on May 16 but, like all social gatherings in NJ right now, it cannot take place. Instead, there is a virtual street with links to vendors and live performances: The Green Team will host a public Zoom gathering from noon to 2.