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Celebrate Earth Day in St. Croix County

St. Croix County is offering residents several opportunities to celebrate Earth Day during April by taking part in local, state and nationwide activities.

"Earth Day is an opportunity to remind residents of the benefits of recycling and conserving our natural resources," said St. Croix County recycling specialist Megen Hines. "Each small act we do as individuals to protect our natural resources has the ability for positive changes in our communities."

St. Croix County Earth Day Celebration

Join the annual St. Croix County Earth Day Celebration noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the YMCA Camp St. Croix-day use side (532 County Road F, Hudson). Groundwater is the theme for this free, family-friendly event full of hands-on activities, booths and crafts. Contact Aleisha Miller at 715-531-1915 for more information.

Connect Online

Starting this week, the St. Croix County Recycling Facebook page will post fun recycling facts as part of a statewide campaign for Earth Day 2017 sponsored by the Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin. Posts will be made leading up to Earth Day April 22 using the hashtag #EarthDay2017. More information is available at recyclemorewisconsin.org.

About Earth Day

The very first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, to make people aware of the importance of keeping our planet healthy and clean. On Earth Day, people made promises to help the environment and make positive changes in their community. More information is available at www.earthday.org.

About St. Croix County Recycling

For more information, visit sccwi.us/recycling, call 715-531-1907 or like St. Croix County Recycling on Facebook at facebook.com/sccwirecycling.

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