Scotch Plains Green Team

Mission Statement

The Scotch Plains Green Team is a group of residents, township volunteers and business representatives who work with the Mayor and Town Council to create policies and practices which provide a clean, safe and sustainable community to live, work and play for this and future generations.


Green Team Members

Carla Kelly - Chairperson 

Al Muller (Environmental Commission) 

Bill Picard (Environmental Commission) 

Carl Spring (Resident) 

Cathy Harris (Community Garden) 

Deborah Saridaki (SPF School District) 

Donna Peart (YMCA) 

Frank DiNizo (DPW) 

Jeanne Cleary  (JCC) 

JoAnn Gemenden (Union County Recycling) 

Judy Joshua 

Lori Mikula 

Kristina Necovska 

Smrita Mathur 

Tracy Brace 

Marin Brace 

Frank Conley 

Frank Ficazolla 

Liaison - Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Stamler

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2020 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held at Town Hall (430 Park Ave.) in Conference Room #202 at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.


February 24 

March 31 

April 28 

May 26 

June 16 

July 28 

August 25 

September 22 

October 27 

November 17 

December 22

Scotch Plains Residents Invited to Participate in the Trex Thin Film Plastics Recycling Program

How do you turn 500 pounds of thin film plastic into a high-performance park bench for Fanwood & Scotch Plains?  By participating in the Trex Thin Film Plastics Recycling Challenge!     


The Scotch Plains & Fanwood Green Teams are joining forces to reduce these plastics in the waste stream and invite all residents to participate in the Trex Challenge, which will run from February 1, 2020 – August 15, 2020.



A total of 10 Trex Challenge Bins are being stationed at various locations around the town including: 

  • Scotch Plains Municipal Building (430 Park Ave.)
  • Scotch Plains Police Department (430 Park Ave.)
  • Scotch Plains DPW (Plainfield Ave)
  • Scotch Plains Library (1927 Bartle Ave.)
  • Shady Rest Clubhouse (820 Jerusalem Rd.)
  • The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (1340 Martine Ave.)
  • The JCC of Central Jersey (1391 Martine Ave.)
  • The Fanwood Larder (44B S Martine Ave, Fanwood)

Click here to read the entire press release.     


If you are interested in joining the Scotch Plains Green Team, please contact Carla Kelly at

Choose to Reuse: This February, Make One Change to Help the Environment!

Earth Day Community Clean Up & Township BBQ

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