Dear EarthTalk: I saw a TV ad for toilet paper with no cardboard core to save paper. I understand that green groups recently struck a deal with Kimberly-Clark to protect eastern U.S. forests from decimation for, among other things, toilet paper.
STATE – New Jersey residents should expect more snow on Friday. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring the approaching storm and is anticipating snow showers throughout portions of New Jersey’s southern, central and northern counties.
STATE – There are two winners for last night’s estimated $355 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. The tickets were sold in Idaho and Washington state.
TRENTON — New Jersey residents must recycle old TVs, computers and computer monitors – items known collectively as electronic waste, or e-waste as required by the Electronic Waste Management Act, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Council President Vinny Bellino have announced that a $350,000 grant has been awarded to Carteret through the Middlesex County Open Space Fund. The award will be applied towards improvements recently begun at the Veterans Memorial Fishing Pier at Carteret Waterfront Park.
MOUNTAINSIDE — It’s that time of the year again, the income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in the mail.
STATE – It’s no secret to drivers. Gas prices are going up. New Jersey joined 30 other states and Washington D.C., overnight, reaching a statewide $3.00 average for the first time since March of 2008 for a gallon of regular serve, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.
RAHWAY –Ten municipalities provided mutual aid to the Rahway Fire Department when a building under construction on St. Georges Avenue was destroyed by flames early Tuesday morning.
STATE – Although he was criticized for vacationing in Florida while Garden State residents dealt with the worst winter storm in recent memory, Gov. Chris Christie still remains popular with Republicans.
BREA, Calif. – “Bella” was the most popular name for pet dogs in 2010, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co., while “Max” was the top name for cats.