The Madison Environmental Commission and Venture Crew 77 will again be collecting electronic items for proper disposal via the EPA Approved Recycling Firm – eRevival. Madison Elks Lodge #1465, 192 Main Street – Madison on Friday, November 29th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. For more information, please click: http://www.rosenet.org/nonprofits/elks-lodge-no-1465/pages/e-recycling-day-in-madison
The Madison Environmental Commission will be sponsoring a sale of Rain Barrels and Home Composters this month. For More information, please click http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/46/rainbarrelcomposter.pdf
Madison's fourth annual Green Fair has been rescheduled to May 16th, 3:30pm to 6:30pm at the corner of Green Village Rd and Main Street. Click http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/46/greenfair2013.pdf for more information.
On March 2 2013 Madison Environmental Commission and Recreation Advisory Committee co-‐sponsor a free workshop on “Sustainable Lawns: Work Smarter for a Healthier Lawn,” at 10 AM ‐ 12:30 PM at the Chase Room in the Madison Public Library. For more information, see http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/46/sustainablemad_lawn_care.pdf
Please note that the NJ Fertilizer Rules are now in place. As of Nov 15th there is a ban in place on any lawn fertilization. This ban continues through March 1st. Also as of January 1 2013, only certified lawn professionals can apply phos containing lawn fertilizers and all fertilizers sold over the counter will have no-phosphorus and contain 20% slow release nitrogen. For more specifics refer to the attached links. http://www.nj.gov/dep/healthylawnshealthywater/ http://snyderfarm.rutgers.edu/pdfs/Fertilizer_Law_A2290_QuickFacts.pdf Also please see the link to the NJDEP’s Healthy Lawn – Healthy Water fact sheet. http://www.nj.gov/dep/healthylawnshealthywater/docs/healthy_water_flyer_final_low.pdf
In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, the Borough of Madison Environmental Commission issues this notification of a change to the 2012 regularly scheduled meetings. The Environmental Commission of the Borough of Madison in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2012, in the 2nd Floor Committee Room of the Hartley Dodge Memorial, Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey. By order of the Environmental Commission Chair
The 3rd annual Green Fair is set for May 3rd (May 10 as a rain date). The event is sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 25 and the Madison Environmental Commission and will once again be located in front of the Museum in downtown. For more information, please visit http://www.rosenet.org/gov/environmental/pages/green-fair
In order to protect waterways, residents cannot apply fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorus to their lawns until next spring (March 1, 2012). The ban went into effect on December 1. For more information, please visit http://www.nj.gov/dep/healthylawnshealthywater/
The November meeting of the Madison Environmental Commission has been rescheduled and will take place on December 1, 2011 at 7:30pm in Hartley Dodge Memorial.
The Madison Environmental Commission's October 27th meeting has been rescheduled and will be November 3, at 7:30pm. Public comments will be solicited for the MEC's new Natural Resource Inventory. The document and maps can be found at http://gov.rosenet.org/agencies/environmental