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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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Spring Cleaning Returns During Urban Cleanup Week!

Spring has sprung in New Brunswick and all citizens are asked to help the City look its best. Urban Cleanup Week runs from April 18 to April 26 and features different events each day. On Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, volunteer groups are invited to participate in litter cleanups, on Saturday at Mile Run […]

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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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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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Keep Hub City Clean – Become a Block Captain!

Do you have an interest in keeping New Brunswick clean and green? Become a Block Captain! The next Clean City Block Captain meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19 at City Hall, 78 Bayard St. It will be hosted by the New Brunswick Environmental Commission.  Overseen by the City’s Clean Communities program, Block Captains are […]

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