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.

More Snow In The Forecast

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.

New Rules Require Recycling Of Computers & TVs

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 Receives $350,000 For Waterfront Pier Extension

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.

NJ Gas Prices Reach $3 Milestone

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.