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Celebrate Earth Day at Prima Deshecha Landfill Open House

Activities, tours, prizes and demonstrations offer family fun and learning!

OC Waste & Recycling and Fifth District Supervisor, Lisa Bartlett, are pleased to welcome Orange County residents to a FREE Earth Day Open House and Environmental Fair at the Prima Deshecha Landfill on Saturday April 21, 2018. Tours of the environmental campus include the waste disposal area, material recycling facility, landfill gas-to-energy plant, native habitat restoration areas and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.

Visitors will also be able to learn about composting and see live falcons, whose trained birds keep scavengers away. A Ducks player will be on hand to autograph memorabilia.

Guests will learn that the landfill is a critical component of the County's waste management system, and that it is a highly engineered to steward the environment. More than 15 organizations are offering activities and information booths, including:

• Fifth District Supervisor, Lisa Bartlett
• OC Waste & Recycling
• Discovery Cube
• OC Sheriff’s Department
• OC Public Libraries
• Inside the Outdoors
• Waste Not OC

Eight-year-old Recycling Wonder, Ryan Hickman will also be on hand. Ryan has recycled over 200,000 bottles from residents throughout Orange County.

More information is available at http://www.oclandfills.com/recycling/eco_challenge/earth_day_2018 or 714-834-4000.