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Earth Day Event: Sandusky Mall

April 17, 2009

For Immediate Release: Come celebrate Earth Day in Style at the Sandusky Mall on

April 18th, from 11am to 4 pm. Erie County Solid Waste Management District, in partnership with the Sandusky Mall and Firelands Coastal Tributaries is holding its

Third Annual Earth Day Extravaganza! There will be crafts, activities and much more.

  • Make “shrinky dinks” from recycled plastic with the Sandusky Children’s Museum, the MetroParks and Ohio EPA will have a craft making table.
  • Erie Soil and Water Conservation will be giving away rain barrels and will do a demonstration on how to make one; and also water bottles
  • Several venders will be giving away coupons and gift certificates for their various services
  • Erie County Solid Waste Management District will give away T-shirts and Lucky the Ladybug activity books and crayons made from recycled soy products.
  • Christy Lane will bring their recycling truck again to have it painted by attendees with low VOC paint and stamps made from recycled sponges glued to aerosol can caps.
  • Kasper Buick will bring in several of their energy efficient vehicles to have on display.
  • Melissa and Stuart Wells from Future Green will be there to talk about energy efficient lighting for your home.
  • Daniels Construction from Berlin Heights and North Coast Wind and Power from Port Clinton will be available to talk about wind turbines and other energy efficient products.
  • Our local Sherwin Williams staff will have a display and information on what eco-friendly products they offer.
  • Goodwill Industries will have a table and talk about their free to area residents computer recycling program.
  • Representative from Avon will have information available on their organic and natural products.
  • P2000 Insulation will have information on how you can use green insulation in your home.
  • Erie County WICK will have information for new mothers.
  • The Men’s Garden Club and the Master Gardens will have information on how and what to plant.
  • Barnes Nursery will have information on composting.
  • Girl Scout Troup #520 will have information on their phone and battery recycling program.
  • Several stores in the Mall will provide information on their products.
  • Friends of Old Woman Creek and Pipe Creek will have information available.
  • RKS Design & Construction will have information on their green initiatives.

Enter our Recycled Art Contest! Gather a team of three together and register to

create recycled art! P. R. Miller, renowned recycled artist will be our celebrity judge.

We will provide all the materials you need, you provide the imagination. Call Erie

County Solid Waste at 419.433.7303 to register and for more information.


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