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Use Bins – Not Bags!

When disposing of recyclables, New Brunswick residents must use bins instead of bags. But why? The City of New Brunswick does not allow for pickup of recyclable items in bags. The disposal of recyclables in bins is better for the environment and for the sanitation workers tasked with picking them up. Bins cost less, they […]

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Single-Stream Recycling Comes to New Brunswick

Recycling in New Brunswick Just got easier with single-stream recycling! Residents and businesses may now place paper/cardboard, plastic, glass and aluminum in the same bins to be picked up for recycling. The collection days and zones will remain the same, but bottles, cans, paper and flattened cardboard can be mixed together and must be placed […]

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Project Move-Out Registration Now Open for Off-Campus RU Students

Registration for Project Move-Out opens today, kicking off the fourth year of a project between the City of New Brunswick and Rutgers University that provides an easy way for students to dispose of bulk items while keeping City streets neat and clean. “Project Move-Out” offers scheduled bulk waste pick-up to registered off-campus students at the […]

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School Kids Sweep Up New Brunswick

School Kids Sweep-Up Day resulted in more than a ton of litter being removed from New Brunswick’s streets, due to the efforts of eco-conscious elementary school students. Held annually as part of Urban Cleanup Week in New Brunswick, School Kids Sweep-up Day entails student cleanups in neighborhoods near New Brunswick schools. This year, students from A.C. […]

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