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Scotch Plains Hosts Earth Day Event

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Union County's "Recycling Robot" talks with kids. Credits: John Mooney
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Girl Scout Troop 40982 (Park Middle School) hosted the seedling table where visitors could plant seeds and take them home. Credits: John Mooney
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Council members Ted Spera and LLewellyn Jones with Tom Spera, Township Manager Al Mirabella, Margaret Heisey and Mayor Al Smith Credits: John Mooney
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Scotch Plains Library gave out educational information on Earth Day. Credits: John Mooney
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Mayor Al Smith with Girl Scout Troop 40982 Park Middle School Credits: John Mooney
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Mayor Al Smith and Andrew Bondarowicz, Republican candidate for Township Council Credits: John Mooney
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Sonali Dalvi, Republican candidate for Township Council, with her daughter, Syona. Credits: John Mooney
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Bash The Trash performs Credits: John Mooney
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Andrew Bondarowicz, Tom Strowe, Sonali Dalvi and Syona Dalvi. Credits: John Mooney
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Deputy Mayor Llewellyn Jones and his daughter attended the Scotch Plains Earth Day celebration Credits: John Mooney
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The Recycling Robot entertained children. Credits: John Mooney
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Bill Picard represented the Scotch Plains Environmental Commission. Credits: John Mooney
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains hosted its annual Earth Day observance at which attendees had the opportunity to plant seeds to grow vegetables and learn lessons about recycling from Union County's "Recycling Robot," who made a special appearance. 

The event, attended by many of the Township's leaders, featured a band called Bash The Trash, which plays instruments made from recycled materials. 

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