Earth Day Clean Ups Across Northwest Arkansas

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - Earth Day is Saturday and the city of Fayetteville is doing its part to help save the planet by hosting a clean up.

At 9:00 a.m., Mayor Lioneld Jordan will give his earth day proclamation at the Marion Orton Recycling Center on North Street. Between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., supplies will be handed out, along with seeds and instructions for planting wildflowers and how to pitch in for the clean up. Everyone is asked to wear gloves, sturdy shoes and inspect repellent. There is free parking across from the recycling center.

In Springdale Lee and Lakeside EAST classes will be cleaning up downtown. The event will happen on the Shiloh Square on Saturday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The city of Bentonville is holding a "clean the streets day" this Saturday. Volunteers are needed to pick up litter along city streets, trails and drainage ways. Trash bags, safety vests and gloves are all provided. Sign up online to volunteer between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. The clean up is part of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Clean Up.

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