Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

OLD BRIDGE — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Sunday, July 17, at the Old Bridge Public Works located at One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge. The hours are 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Middlesex County Fair Accepting Home Arts Entries

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Fair is accepting entries in the Home Arts Contest. There are 14 divisions, including vegetables, fruit, flowers, baked goods, canning, quilts, needlework, knitting and crocheting, handwork, sewing, crafts, art, woodworking and photography, separated by age bracket.

Concerts Continue With Fleetwood Mac Tribute

MOUNTAINSIDE — The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday evening, July 13, with a performance by “Tusk” – a band that recreates the greatest hits of Fleetwood Mac. This free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.


Dear EarthTalk: So many chemicals in everyday products are harmful to our health and the environment. Why aren’t we developing safer alternatives? — Donna Langston, Asheville, NC

Learn To Make & Use Compost Tea

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — On Saturday, July 30, Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension will be hosting a garden workshop at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave in South Brunswick. The topic presented will be Making & Using Compost Tea.