2014 Fall Leaf Letter
To The Residents of Essex Fells:
It’s that time of year again, when the leaves change color and, unfortunately, fall to the ground. As always, we are requesting your cooperation. Please read the new leaf clean up guidelines.
Leaf Season will commence on Monday, October 20th. Please be aware that no leaves are to be put out prior to this date. The Borough will conclude Leaf Pick-up on Friday, November 28th. Any leaves put out after this date will not be picked up, and may result in a summons.
Essex County Environmental Center Annouces New Programs
Joseph N. DiVencenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders invites you to participate in our upcoming programs at the Essex County Environmental Center. There will be a live hawk and owl program with crafts held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A Health and Wellness Workshop, Soil Science and a Movie Night...just to name a few!
For all programs, view link below or check the left side of the website for the link to the Essex County program flyer.
10th Annual Octoberfest Celebration Rescheduled for Oct. 11th
Please note that our annual OctoberFest Celebration has been re-scheduled from Saturday, October 4th to Saturday, October 11th from 11am to 4pm at the Essex County Environmental Center. See below for more details or call the Center at 973-228-8776 for more information.
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children, adults and families to the Essex County Environmental Center’s Tenth Annual OctoberFest Fall Family Celebration. This exciting and fun-filled event is a great way to learn about the environment as you celebrate the arrival of Fall.
September 11th, 2014
"We Will Always Remember"
Date Change for Essex Co. Collection Day - Household Hazardous Waste
Please be advised that the dates for the Fall Household Hazardous Waste event have been changed to:
Friday, October 3, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: 125 Fairview Avenue (next to Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
*Please note that there will NOT an event on Saturday, October 4, 2014 as previously announced.*
The new date will be Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
This is free to all Essex County residents. (For complete list of accepted items click below)
Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site. Please note this event is NOT for commercial and industrial facilities. For more information call (973)792-9060 or www.ecuanj.com
Essex Co. Recycling Day - Computers & Electronics
Essex County’s Recycling Day for Computers and Electronics will be Saturday, Oct. 18, at 125 Fairview Ave., Cedar Grove, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is free to all Essex County residents.
Among the items accepted will be computers, printers, televisions, toasters, old cellular phones and more. You may not drop off smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. (For complete list click below)
Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site. Please note that commercial and large quantity users may NOT drop off items. For more information call (973)792-9060 or www.ecuanj.com
Essex Co. Environmental Center Fall 2014 Public Programs
The Essex County Environmental Center is situated in a wooded wetland habitat with access to the Passaic River which makes for an interesting and affordable site to book a naturalist-led field trip for school groups, scouts, and community groups. Book our state-of-the-art facility and nature setting for an educational birthday party, community event, or a corporate business outing. Take advantage of this County facility, stay local and explore the nature of Essex in your own “backyard!”
The center is located at 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland in Essex County West Essex Park and is a facility of the Essex County Park System. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Essex County West Essex Park is open to the public every day from dawn until dusk.
Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Click below for upcoming events.
For more information, please call 973-228-8776.
Essex County Parks Photography Contest
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. is inviting the public to participate in the Annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Photographic entries must highlight a visit to the historic Essex County Parks System. The free contest is open to the public and the deadline to submit entries is Wednesday, September 17th.
The photographs will be on display at the Essex County Environmental Center from Saturday, October 4th through Friday, October 31st. For contest rules and regulations, please contact the Environmental Center at 973-228-8776.