Environment
11:41 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Earth Friendly Event In Springfield This Weekend

Lake Springfield
Lake Springfield
Credit flickr/Denny Armstrong

The tradition of Earth Day Springfield continues Saturday April 26 with a festival designed to showcase what the city has done to become more "green."

"The biggest initiatives that Public Works is pushing for right now is cleaning up the city," said Abby Walden with the office.  "Whether that's making sure people are getting rid of their trash correctly, recycling...  as well as being responsible for how we use our material.  For instance, instead of just throwing it away maybe finding a consignment shop or an organization that can use it."  

This year's event is in Lincoln Park from 10-2 and includes food, music, children's activities, a reused art fair, paper shredding and more.

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