The Ohio State University at Marion

​Campus & community to celebrate Earth Day

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Marion Co. Recycling & Litter Prevention invites the public to a free daylong celebration of Earth Day, Friday, April 21st, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Marion campus.

The event will kick off with a public address by campus and community leaders and will feature free paper shredding (up to 100 pounds) and free electronics recycling. Please note, television recycling cost of $1 per inch. Older adults wishing to recycle televisions and other electronics may call 740-223-4120 to have items picked-up at no cost.) The event will also feature a lunch and learn lecture, litter clean-up, prairie tours, and a tree planting ceremony.

Marion’s Earth Day 2017 event is sponsored in part by a host of area businesses and organizations: DKMM - Delaware Knox Marion Morrow Solid Waste District, Eco Center, Keep Ohio Beautiful, Lobo Awards & Graphix, Marion County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Marion County Council on Aging, Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention, Marion Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio EPA, Ohio State Marion, Marion Technical College, Sims Brothers Recycling, and Tri-Rivers Recycling Center.

For more information on the days events contact Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention at 740-223-4120 or The Ohio State University at Marion 740-725-6397.