MIDDLETOWN EARTH DAY VIRTUAL EVENT ON TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021 “BEYOND RECYCLING: ZERO WASTE SWAPS AT HOME” WITH MIDDLETOWN RECYCLING COORDINATOR KIM O’ROURKE & THE RUSSELL LIBRARY AT 7 P.M.
Happy Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2021! This year will mark the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day!
What is Earth Day and how did it begin?
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What can you do today and every day to save our planet? Pick up litter in your neighborhood or a public park, recycle, compost, plant a tree, don't use pesticides in your garden and on your lawn, & conserve water are a few examples of what you can do.
On April 20th at 7 p.m. there will be a free virtual Earth Day event titled "Beyond Recycling: Zero Waste Swaps at Home" with Middletown Recycling Coordinator Kim O'Rourke and the Russell Library. Learn about ways to reduce waste and learn simple tips to recycle. Registration is required to receive the zoom link.
Middletown Recycling Coordinator Kim O'Rourke said the city will be holding a paper shred event on April 24th at the Veteran's Memorial Park from 9 a.m. -11 a.m. located on Walnut Grove Road for Middletown residents only.
There will also be regional recycling events too during the year such as household waste collection and white paper recycling. The first regional household waste collection will be on Saturday, April 17th at the Clinton Public Works Garage located at 117 Nod Road, followed on Saturday, June 19th at the Colchester-East Hampton Pollution Control Facility located at
Call your Town Hall to learn what your town is doing this Earth Day.