Green on the Green

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Green on the Green Day


Hudson's Environment Expo



September 17, 2016
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Downtown Hudson on the Gazebo Green

Walk, Run or Ride Your Bike!


Join us for this fun and educational event. Exhibitors from around the region will offer information on tree planting, recycling tips, composting, rain barrels, energy efficiency in homes and organic landscaping.

Plan of Events

Time Events Information
9:00 am                            Rain Barrel Workshop Pre-registration is required.
10:00 am Rain Garden Seminar Presented by Babette Gowda from Tinker's Creek Watershed Partners.  Learn how to beautify your yard and divert stormwater with the use of native plants.
10:45 am Solar Panel Project Tour Walking tour to the Barlow Community Center to understand the benefits for solar energy.
11:00 am Rain Barrel Workshop Pre-registration is required.
11:45 am City Clean-up Group will walk over to Morse Road to clean-up the city street and the Brandywine Watershed.  Bags and gloves will be provided.
12:00 pm Compost Seminar Learn how to compost.
12:30 pm Rain Barrel Raffle The winners of the rain barrel raffle will be announced.

Activities

  • Rain Barrel Raffle - Tickets are $1 each, winners will be announced at 12:30 pm.
  • Rain Barrel Workshop - Learn how to create and take home a rain barrel for your home. It's a great way to save money to water landscaping. Two workshops will be held this year: one at 9 a.m. and one at 11 a.m. To register for the workshop, complete the registration form and mail payment to the Public Works Department at 1769 Georgetown Rd. by September 9, 2016 to reserve your spot.  The workshop fee is $40.00.
  • Electronic Recycling Collection - Dispose of computers and other electronics on site from a local company.  Check what items are on the approved items list here.
  • Paper Shredding Event - Bring your unwanted documents to be shredded on site from 9 a.m. to noon to be shredded on-site.  
  • Free Energy Efficiency Kit - In celebration of Public Power Week, Hudson Public Power will be handing out LED lightbulbs and nightlights to visitors. 
  • Prizes for Collecting Stamps - Children can win a Smencil from the Environmental Awareness Committee. Adults can enter to win a rain barrel or a membership for the Friends of Hudson Parks. The first 10 adults to turn in a card will receive a water bottle.
  • Giveaways and More!
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For more information or to participate in this year's event, contact Hudson Public Works at (330) 342-1750 or email Sonya Mottram.