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Pasco County Hosts 26th Annual Earth Day Celebration

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on April 19, 2021

Fun, family-friendly activities Saturday, April 24 at Crews Lake Wilderness Park

Pasco County Hosts 26th Annual Earth Day Celebration

Bring the family for a day of environmental fun at Pasco County’s 26th annual Earth Day Celebration Presented by Covanta Pasco!  Join us April 24, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crews Lake Wilderness Park, located at 16739 Crews Lake Drive in Spring Hill.  The socially distanced event promotes environmental education, volunteerism and a commitment to a greener community.

The Earth Day Celebration features a Florida-native plant sale, upcycle vendors, ladybug release, and educational displays.  Presentations include Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife and a chance to meet Spike, a 10-foot alligator from Croc Encounters.

Take advantage of on-site recycling and waste disposal opportunities, including:

  • Household hazardous waste collection
  • Electronics recycling (2 TVs free)
  • Document shredding by Shred 360, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Limit 5 boxes/bags per person)
  • Mercury disposal (Bring old thermostats/thermometers and receive a $5 gift card)

The UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service is offering two workshops at the event: Rain Water Harvesting at 10 a.m. and Composting at 12 p.m.  Seating is limited and pre-registration is required by April 20 for each:

Pasco County’s annual Earth Day Celebration is a partnership among Covanta Pasco Inc.; Keep Pasco Beautiful; Pasco County Department of Public Works; Pasco County Environmental Compliance; Pasco County Recycling and Education; Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources; and Pasco County UF|IFAS Extension.

To learn more about Earth Day and Keep Pasco Beautiful, click here: keeppascobeautiful.org.

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