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Donate Old Trophies, Medals at Nutley's Farmers Market

Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted trophies and medals to be recycled by area trophy vendor as part of Sunday's Farmer Market in Nutley, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visitors to the Nutley Farmers Market are invited to do their bit to help the environment by donating old trophies and medals for recycling.

The market will accept the metal goods this Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Municipal Parking Lot No. 1

The Department of Public Works and Greenutley are continuously looking for ways to expand the Township’s recycling program,” said Commissioner Joseph Scarpelli, who directs the public works department and recyling.  “Trophy Recycling Day is an environmentally responsible way to clean out your closet, trophy cases and shelves.”

Greenutley members are working with a local trophy vendor, K&K Trophy of Lyndhurst, to dismantle the items collect and re-use various parts and hardware to both repair existing trophies and build new ones, Scarpelli said.

Season three of the Greenutley Farmers Market runs through Sunday, Oct. 28 and will feature a variety of activities for the remainder of the market season, including:

  • Sept. 23 is Green Day at the Market, with a mini eco-fest featuring environmentally friendly vendors.
  • Sept. 30 is Civic Pride Day, where residents can come and meet local civic organization leaders.
  • Oct. 14 is the Nutley Food Fest, where residents can sample various healthy food selections from local Nutley restaurants.
  • Oct. 28 will be another new event, the first Rigid Plastic Recycling, Scarpelli said.

Greenutley is also hosting the Township’s annual Greenutley Town-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29th,  with a rain date of Sunday, Sept. 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  To register now, visit the Greenutley page at the town website. www.nutleynj.org.

For information about the Greenutley Farmers Market, the Greenutley Townwide Garage Sale, or any of the other Greenutley Initiatives, contact Scarpelli’s office at the Department of Public Works at 973-284-4958, or visit the Greenutley page, also on the official township website.

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