Lantana residents are invited to clean up and green up at the community’s annual Earth Day event this Saturday.
Organized by Denton County Fresh Water Supply districts #6 and #7, the event allows residents to safely dispose of hazardous household waste and learn about planet-healthy lifestyles and habits.
In addition, residents will be able to drop off bulk items, like couches and mattresses; recycle computers, electronics and appliances; safely dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications; shred documents; and even donate unused lawn equipment.
Examples of hazardous household waste accepted for disposal include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, fungicide, gasoline, motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, paint and aerosol cans.
After dropping off items, residents are encouraged to stay and enjoy activities provided by event sponsors.
Gold Landscape will give away ornamental grasses at the event, CoServ will put on an electrical arcing demonstration, and Cadence Cyclery will perform complementary bicycle adjustments. Market Street will be on hand with free food and beverages and the Boy Scouts will host a cleanup of the Lantana hike and bike trails.
Lantana Earth Day t-shirts will be available for sale at the event. Proceeds from sponsors and t-shirt sales will be used to purchase and plant trees in the common areas of the community.
Lantana Earth Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the North Amenity Center parking lot.
Those interested in volunteering or sponsoring the event should contact Kevin Mercer at 940-728-5050.