Coronavirus NJ: The Basics Of Sanitizing and Disinfecting

Source: The two major ways to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic—washing your hands regularly (or sanitizing them when you’re not near soap and water) and cleaning commonly-touched surfaces—seem pretty self-explanatory. That is, until you’re trying to decide which types of products to use. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

New Jersey Urban Farming: Taking Off

Source: Urban agriculture is growing in the Garden State as increasing numbers of cities work to improve access to fresh, healthy foods. There are has hundreds of urban farms, gardens and markets, including those run by the Greater Newark Conservancy, the Center for Environmental Transformation in Camden, Grow It Green in Morristown, Isles in […]

Wall High School Gym Mercury Report; Bread Mold Safety

Sources:; Science/Tech Insider With careful management, the school district should be able to use the south gymnasium at Wall High School safely, despite the presence of mercury found in rubber flooring there, according to an engineering report. Additional testing of the rubber flooring in June confirmed the results of preliminary testing done in May […]

Jersey City Planning Municipal Vertical Farming Program

Source: Jersey City has signed a three-year contract with the Newark-based vertical farming company AeroFarms and plans to begin growing leafy greens in 10 locations, including senior centers, schools, public housing complexes and municipal buildings later this year. Once the microgreens start sprouting, members of the community will be able to sign up to […]