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Orange County celebrates Earth Month

April events to promote sustainability and environmental awareness


April 22nd is Earth Day, but Orange County celebrates this year's environment for the entire month. Orange County’s Earth Month celebrations are designed to promote a more sustainable and resilient living community by hosting various countywide activities and events.

Earth Month 2024 will highlight countywide sustainability and conservation efforts while providing residents and employees with educational and engaging experiences. The celebration will encourage residents to inspire action, foster education, and promote environmentally friendly practices.

Activities will include an eco-scavenger hunt, information on Florida-friendly landscaping, and water conservation workshops. The Fix It, Don’t Pitch It event allows residents to extend the life of some of their belongings by having them repaired by expert volunteers, thereby reducing the amount of trash sent to the landfill. Residents will also be able to learn about energy-saving tips and how to create Florida-friendly planters from the University of Florida Orange County Extension Office.

For more information and a calendar of events, please visit www.ocfl.net/EarthMonth.

This month-long celebration is a testament to the power of collaboration and shared responsibility. It is made possible through the joint efforts of the Office of Sustainability and Resilience and various Orange County departments, reflecting our shared commitment to a more sustainable and resilient community.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness, and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members comprise the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, elected countywide.

For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net.

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