Category: Public Works

Public Works Weekend Leaf Collection, November 18

This Saturday, Nov. 18, Pennsauken’s Department of Public Works will start collecting leaves in the East Pennsauken/Chadwick/Meadowbrook section of town. For residents in these areas that miss this collection, or for those whose leaves have not yet been picked up,

A New Recycling Initiative, Benefiting The Environment And Pennsauken

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works The Camden County Division of Environmental Affairs has embarked on a new initiative to expand the recycling efforts of all towns of Camden County. Pennsauken Township has already begun outreach initiatives to

Autumn In Pennsauken: Leaf Collection Preparation Begins

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Leaf collection operations generally begin in late October and complete around the end of December. Every section of town will have leaf pickup at least twice during this time.

Trash, Recycling, And Yard Debris Collection Issues

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Many of us have the weekly ritual of placing trash and recycling at our curb the evening before collection day and on Tuesday evenings for yard debris. I’m fairly certain that the

Summer Storms, Yard Debris And Tree Contractor Precautions

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Friday, June 23 will mark the second anniversary of the short but expansive storm our region sustained damage from. You may recall that day, when massive winds came through for about 20

Celebrating National Public Works Week In Pennsauken

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works The week of May 21 is dedicated as “National Public Works Week.” To kick off this article, I’d like to quote the American Public Works Association (APWA). “This year, National Public Works

Food Truck And Touch-A-Truck Event Cancelled

As several food trucks have backed out because of the weather forecast and there is a threat of thunderstorms late afternoon/early evening, the Food Truck/Touch-A-Truck event scheduled for May 25 has been cancelled.  

Spring Cleaning In Pennsauken: Not Looking Too Bad For 125

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works As 2017 pushes onward, ushering my fellow residents and I along our town’s 125th anniversary or “quasquicentennial,” I step back to take a look at our big picture. As with most weighing

Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet… We’re Hunting Potholes!

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works As we look forward to the sunny days and warmer weather of spring, Old Man Winter leaves us a few reminders of his stay here in Pennsauken. Unfortunately, the groundhog saw its

There’s Always Time For Flowers… Chocolate… And Planning

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works In the U.S., 64 percent of men do not make plans in advance for a romantic Valentine’s Day with their sweethearts. Although I will neither confirm nor deny whether or not this

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