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Earth Days 2012
Earth Days is Every Day!

Mar 29, 2012

The City of Mississauga kicks off its annual Earth Days campaign featuring events for the whole the family to enjoy.

These 2012 events include:
• Litter Awareness Blitz at Mississauga’s transit terminals on Friday, April 13
• annual 20-Minute Makeover on Friday, April 20 at 2 p.m. followed by the community cleanup on Saturday, April 21
• and two tree planting events one taking place at King’s Park and one at Erindale Park on Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m.

“As a city, we value our shared responsibility to keep our communities clean and litter-free,” said Ward 11 Councillor and Environmental Advisory Committee Chair, George Carlson. “By promoting a green culture, we can contribute to a legacy of a sustainable and beautiful environment.”

Earth Days Photo Opportunity:


What:
Earth Days – Students of Derry West Village Public School will be making seed balls with our special guests.

Who:
Mayor Hazel McCallion, C.M., LL.D.
Councillor George Carlson, Ward 11, Environmental Advisory Committee Chair
GLAD® Representative
The Mississauga News Representative
MiWay Representative
Derry West Village Public School Students

Date:
Monday, April 2, 2012

Time:
2:30 p.m.

Location:
Derry West Village Public School
620 Twain Avenue, Mississauga

Earth Days is sponsored by GLAD®, The Mississauga News, MiWay, Credit Valley Conservation, EcoSource and Evergreen.

For more information about Mississauga’s Earth Days events or to register for an event, please visit www.mississauga.ca/earthdays.

If you are interested in how you can help keep our city clean and green throughout the year, visit www.mississauga.ca/litterbug and checkout the programs available to you as a resident, a school or business.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 738,000 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 and maintaining infrastructure.

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Media Contact:
Ella Basic
Public Affairs Consultant
Phone: 905-615-3200x5818
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   ella.basic@mississauga.ca


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