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EARTH DAY

Every year Earth Day is celebrated in Pasco County on the fourth Saturday of April at Crews Lake Park.  The next Earth Day will be April 27, 2019.  This event is a collaboration between Keep Pasco Beautiful, Covanta, Pasco County Recycling and Education Department, Pasco County Parks and Recreation, the Pasco County School Board, and Pasco County Utilities. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities will include the following:

  • Live broadcast remote with HITS106 radio station Children’s

  • Crafts and Educational Displays

  • The interactive Water Ventures Learning Lab

  • Ladybug releases

  • Electronics recycling: two TV’s are free, additional TV’s are $7.00; all household electronics will be accepted

  • Household Hazardous Waste collection:  Call (727) 847-8041 for information

  • Rain Water Harvesting Workshop at 10:00 am

  • Composting Workshop at 1:00 pm

  • Document shredding

  • Pill Take-Back Program.  Bring any expired or unused medications for disposal

  • Mercury Bounty.  Bring a mercury containing device for a $5:00 gift card (excluding light bulbs)

  • Florida Native Plants sale

  • Adoptable pets

Last year there were 2,800 attendees and 35 vendors.  There were also 141 cars that went through the hazardous waste loop.  This year we are increasing our advertising and expecting approximately 3,000 attendees.

 

For more information on this event please contact Lottie Kelley at (727) 856-2917 ext 201 or via email at lkelley@covanta.com .

Thank you to our sponsors