Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Lantana Earth Day event includes family fun

lantana earth dayLantana residents are invited to clean up and green up at the community’s annual Earth Day event this Saturday, April 25.

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; and shred documents.

Examples of hazardous household waste accepted for disposal include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, fungicide, gasoline, motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, paint and aerosol cans.
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After dropping off items, residents are encouraged to stay and enjoy activities provided by event sponsors.

Gold Landscape will give away free trees to the first 100 families at the event.

The Lantana Ladies League will provide earth-friendly children’s activities. CoServ will put on an electrical arc 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.

Forestar Group, Lantana Golf Club and Outdoor Living Pool and Patio will host vendor booths with demonstrations and giveaways.

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 within the common areas of the community.

Lantana Earth Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 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.

CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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