Community Yard Sale – September 26

Today is the Community Yayard salerd Sale.  Check it out because one person’s junk is bound to be someone’s treasure.

If you have “anything with a plug” left after your sale, don’t throw it away.  Bring these items to the Public Works Garage Monday thru Friday between the hours of 7am and 3pm.  Delran can recycle these items.

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Saturday September 26 – National Drug Take-Back Day

drug take back day Delran Township Police Department has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Agency to accept expired prescription medications as well as over-the-counter drugs for proper disposal since 2009.  On Saturday from 10am to 2pm, Delran Township Police Department will be accepting unwanted drugs.  It’s a free and anonymous process. Delran Township Police deliver the unused/expired/unwanted drugs to the local DEA office for proper disposal. Since the program started in 2009, Delran residents have turned in over 710 pounds of drugs for proper disposal.  If you aren’t able to drop off your drugs on Saturday between 10am and 2pm, you can still properly dispose of your unwanted drugs.  The Palmyra Police Department has a secure drop off of point for unwanted medications available to the public throughout the year.

September 9, 2015 Green Team Meeting

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WHEN:  September 9th at 7pm

WHERE:  Delran Township Municipal Building

This is our regular monthly meeting.  All are welcome to attend.  If the door is locked please call (609)217-2875.

• Welcome attendees
• Review and approve August meeting minutes
• Recap of Council Work Session Meeting – Bill
• Delran Day October 4 Planning
• Update on Burlington County Buy Local Program – Bill
• Health and Wellness Program – Finalize the list of programs offered.
• Sustainable Jersey application status – Deb to provide
• Annual Report – members input requested. Please bring comments/suggestions.
• Upcoming events
• Other business

Every Kid in a Park

What can you do in one of our National Parks, Historic Trails, National Monuments, National Historic Sites, National Seashores, National Forests and Preserves?  camp, hike, rock climb, snorkel, swim, ski, boat, raft, view wildlife, see amazing scenery, kayak, snowshoe, climb a glacier, picnic, relax, photograph – the list is endless. The cost of an annual pass is $80.

Do you have a 4th grader? Great news! Every Kid in a Park pass program starts today! Find out how you can get a free pass to federal parks, lands and waters. Check it out: www.everykidinapark.gov. Great way to create some amazing family memories and photographs.  This is a DO NOT MISS opportunity.  Kids, with your 4th grade National Park pass you can bring a carload of family and friends along.

If  you are over the age of 62 you can purchase a lifetime Senior Pass for only $10. Double-O-Arch_Arches_National_Park_2 national-parks-usa

Doing Our Part to Conserve Water

before 9 signThe Green Team posted lawn signs at key locations in Delran to inform residents about lawn watering.  It looks like our signs are working.  More residents are choosing to water their lawns in the early morning or early evening.  Watering during the heat of the day results in significant loss due to evaporation.  You need to water longer which uses more water to accomplish the same effect if you water before 9am or after 5pm.  You really don’t need to water unless you’ve recently planted sod or reseeded your lawn.  The roots will grow deeper with less watering.  Once we get the big rain storm – your lawn will be lush green once again.  To learn more ways you can use water wisely, go to EPA’s WaterSense website.