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Keep Manatee Beautiful Celebrates Earth Day 2023 with Green Activities and Recycling Initiatives

On Earth Day 2023, Keep Manatee Beautiful partnered with local organizations and volunteers to celebrate our planet and encourage eco-friendly practices in our community. The event took place at Palmetto High School and brought together participants of all ages to engage in green activities and recycling.

The day began with volunteers from Keep Manatee Beautiful and Palmetto High School joining forces to plant gardens and tree beds, as well as clean up the campus. This collaborative effort aimed to beautify the school grounds and provide students with a greener and more pleasant environment for learning and recreation.

In addition to the on-site activities, the event offered free trees to local citizens. This initiative not only contributes to a greener community but also encourages individuals to take responsibility for their environment and become stewards of the earth. By planting trees, citizens can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and create habitats for various species.

The Earth Day celebration also included a recycling drop for small appliances, making it easier for community members to dispose of their e-waste in an environmentally friendly manner. Recycling electronic waste is crucial, as it helps conserve valuable resources, reduces pollution, and minimizes the amount of waste sent to landfills.

The Earth Day 2023 event hosted by Keep Manatee Beautiful at Palmetto High School served as a reminder of the importance of participating in green activities and recycling. It emphasized the role each individual can play in preserving our planet for future generations. By continuing to support such initiatives, we can work together to make Manatee County a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable place to live.


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