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Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration

     Invest In our Planet, on Earth Day, 9am – 1pm, on Saturday, April 20th, 2024 at the Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso Indiana.

    Perhaps you can use bedding, keys, art supplies, towels, coats, tools etc. Porter County Recycling will advertiser your wish list to the community and encourage donations at the Earth Day Event. 

  2024 event may Feature: (To Be Determined) 

  • Reuse fair
  • Rain barrel design contest with participating area schools
  • Live music with steel drums
  • Secure Shred
  • Bird house building
  • Raffle giveaway
  • Wildlife show with Humane Indiana
  • Recycle cycle show
  • Working bikes
  • Alternative fuel equipment on display with NIRPC and Drive Clean Indiana
  • Smokey bear
  • Children’s activities
  • Guest speakers and interactive vendors/ exhibitors
  • Estimated 2,000+ residents

This event will include an array of vendors, wildlife shows, recycling performances, interactive children’s games, guest speakers, live music, a reuse fair, raffle giveaways and more! Teachers, don’t forget about our Rain Barrel Design Contest! With over 60 vendors last year, organizations did an excellent job at displaying their brand with an eco-friendly twist. By introducing visitors to environmental ideas, products, practices, and services, we aim to spread knowledge about the ways to create a positive impact on Earth.  

Participating as a vendor/sponsor is one of the most meaningful ways you can support our environmental work in Porter County. Now more than ever we need your support! Feel free to forward onto area contacts for review. Registration is live!

The theme this year is “Invest in our planet.”  We hope that participants can incorporate this theme into their booth display.  Admission is Free.

Call 219-465-3819 or email gabrielle@portercountyrecycling.org

 

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Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.