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4/27/2013 - A Green Day at the Park!

Celebrate Earth Day!

Saturday, April 27th
11am - 2pm
Agawam Little League Complex, School Street

This outdoor fair style event will be both entertaining and educational, providing adults and children with information and activities that showcase green practices in gardening, energy saving tips, recycling, toxic free cleaning and more. 

 

Current list of exhibitors: 

** Noon - 1:00: Forest Park Zoo on the Go!!! **
Stop by and learn about a variety of animals, their special adaptations, habitats, behavior, diets and status in the wild.

***Thousand Crane Art Studios***

Agawam Department of Public Works 
Learn what happens to your items when they are recycled.
Student Lanyards available to Agawam students who visit the display.

Agawam Conservation Commission
View a replica of the last remaining 19th century barn located in Agawam at School Street Park.

Agawam Democratic Committee 
Bring a compact florescent bulb to recycle and receive a flower bulb!

Agawam Energy Commission
Find out where the Energy Commission has set up new "Info Centers".  These locations will provide useful information and brochures to help residents with Energy Conservation decisions and projects for their homes and businesses.

Agawam Junior Women's Club
Learn about the Agawam Junior Women's Club and pick up a reusable grocery bag. 

Agawam Relay for Life
"Dream Big, HOpe Big, Relay Big for 2013"  The second annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Agawam is slated for Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18.  Stop by to learn about the event and  how you may participate.

Center for Ecological Technology
Sponsored by Columbia Gas, learn about making our home more energy efficient, more affordable and more comfortable.  Find out how you can have a no-cost energy assessment of your home and the available 75% rebates for insulation!

Covanta Waste to Energy 
Drop off your old reusable batteries to be recycled.

Cybercat Robotics
Check out the Cybercat Robotics solar panel demonstration as well as learn about energy saving light bulbs and surge protecting power strips.

Friends of Robinson State Park    
Situated along the Westfield River, on the northern border of Agawam, Robinson Park is home to many rare species, including tulip poplars, eastern box turtles, and certain species of dragonfly.

LA Home Improvement
Stop by this home improvement booth to learn about energy star rated residential doors and windows.

Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
This years display will focus on organic lawn and land care practices and how to transition away from synthetic chemicals and fertilizer for a safer environment and beautiful yard.

Re-Energize!
Learn how Re-Energize collects used cooking oil and process it into biodiesel for cars, machines and furnaces!

Republic Waste Services
Recycling Literature and Safety Presentations

Solar City
Learn about residential solar panel installation, maintenance and management

Western Massachusetts Electric Company
Come visit WMECO's table to learn about residential programs regarding Energy Efficiency programs and offerings, available rebates and tips on saving energy.

 

 

For additional information you may contact:
Tracy DeMaio, Department of Public Works 821-0624