Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that New York City schools are trying out “Trayless Tuesdays” in their cafeterias in order to reduce waste. Why are trays such a big issue? And how can cutting them out on one day a week really make a difference?
STATE — NJ Transit has been able to partially restore train service between Newark Penn Station and New York that had been temporarily suspended, but delays are expected throughout the evening.
TRENTON – Almost 400,000 New Jersey residents currently collecting unemployment will see their benefits run out sooner than they expected.
STATE — This World AIDS Day, events are being held statewide to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, remember those impacted by the epidemic and encourage everyone to get tested for HIV, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh said today.
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ROSELAND – Everyone is aware of the high costs of health care. In fact, based on recent government data, health care spending accounted for $2.3 trillion per year, or $7,681 per person.
LINDEN — Bris Avrohom of Hillside will be joining with Mayor Richard Gerbounka on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. for a Chanukah menorah lighting.
LINDEN – Two Staten Island residents were victims of carjackers Monday night in the parking lot of a South Park Avenue restaurant, police said.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – For 35 years, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. has provided non-residential, community-based programming for youth and families with the most complex needs, with a key strategy of “Never Giving Up.”
Dear EarthTalk: Where can I find information on which electronics and their manufacturers are greener than others, with regard to components, manufacturing processes and end use efficiency?