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DPW Asks Residents to Pitch Wipes in Trash, Recycle Cooking Oil to Preserve City Sewers

Wet wipes and cooking oil are common household items that end up in the daily trash, but they must be disposed of properly or they can cause problems for our wastewater systems! These items, when flushed or rinsed down drains, cause clogging and maintenance problems in household pipes as well as City sewer lines and wastewater […]

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Rutgers Volunteers Partner with City to Clean Neighborhood Streets

Rutgers University students were responsible for cleaning 1,200 pounds of litter and 615 pounds of recycling off our City streets this past weekend during the first volunteer litter cleanup of the season! Student volunteers with Rutgers University Alternative Breaks Program, the Rutgers Office of Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships and Rutgers American Medical Students (RU […]

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New Brunswick Home Improvement Program Offers Funds for Eligible Homeowners

New Brunswick homeowners are encouraged to apply for the New Brunswick Home Improvement Program, a grant program that may provide up to $30,000 per qualifying homeowner to be used for home improvement repairs. The program is open to one and two-family owner-occupied homes that meet stated income requirements. The money may be used for the […]

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning – Consider Becoming a Block Captain!

New volunteers are sought to help join New Brunswick’s team of Clean City Block Captains, an important program that works to keep New Brunswick’s streets clean and green! These special volunteers are responsible for conducting small litter clean-ups on their block throughout the year. They also educate their neighbors about the significance of keeping neighborhoods […]

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