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Earth Days Continue in Mississauga

Apr 26, 2011

The City of Mississauga continues to celebrate Earth Day with a Litter Awareness Blitz on April 29 and a Tree Planting Event at Rathwood Park on April 30.

“After the success of the 20-Minute Mississauga Makeover, the City wants to continue working with the community to help keep our neighbourhoods clean and green,” said Ward 11 Councillor George Carlson, Environmental Advisory Committee Chair. “With the development of the City’s Living Green Master Plan and programs like Don’t be a LitterBug, there are a few ways that residents can get involved in helping to protect our environment throughout the year. Remember Earth Day is every day.”

Event Details:

Litter Awareness Blitz
Friday, April 29

Transit Security Officers will be conducting a litter awareness blitz at the following transit terminals: City Centre, South Common Centre, Meadowvale Town Centre and Westwood Mall.

Earth Day Tree Planting Event at Rathwood Park
Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Sponsor: Kraft Foods

Celebrate Earth Days with the City of Mississauga, Evergreen, Ontario Nature and EcoSource. We will plant native trees and shrubs, make seed balls and learn about growing vegetables.

To see how you can help keep our city clean and green every day, visit www.mississauga.ca/environment.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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