The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community's Community Development Department and its Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Division would like to invite you to our Earth Day Celebration on Saturday April 13, 2013. Service projects this year will be familiar to those who have participated in previous years. Focus this year will include roadway cleanup, senior home cleanup, trash removal in Bunnyville, graffiti abatement, and a senior recycled crafts fair. As always, there will be an environmental fair and booths to accompany the cleanup and lunch will be provided to all who volunteer. We hope to see you on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Remember, together we can make a difference!
The Earth Day Celebration will be held in the courtyard of the Two Waters Tribal Government Complex: 10005 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85256. Registration will begin at 7:45 A.M.
Thank you to all of the sponsors for the continued support during our Earth Day events.
If you would like to participate in this event, please fill-out the volunteer registration form.
For more information please feel free to contact the EPNR hotline by email at EPNR@srpmic-nsn.gov or call (480) 362-7500.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day – April 13, 2013, 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Location: Two Waters Complex - North Parking Lot
During this year's Earth Day Celebration, EPNR will also be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for SRPMIC Community Members and Employees. Bring all your household hazardous waste and we will dispose of it for free.
Household Hazardous Waste could be any of the following: old paint, aerosol cans, used oil, car batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, old cleaning agents, pesticides, gasoline or kerosene cans, syringes/sharps. We may also accept other items such as used tires, unlabeled, unknown liquids lying around the house, old medicine, etc. For more information please call Jeremy Phillips at 480-362-7634.
Earth Day is celebrated nationally and globally on April 22. Each year marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. There are many celebrations throughout the Valley. Earth Day events help to increase awareness of natural resources utilized and required for a holistic livelihood. Learn more about the history of Earth Day from History.com ...
For a list of other Earth Day events and for further information and resources, visit the Earth Day Network web site.