Scotch Plains Hosts Earth Day Event

Union County's "Recycling Robot" talks with kids. Credits: John Mooney
Girl Scout Troop 40982 (Park Middle School) hosted the seedling table where visitors could plant seeds and take them home. Credits: John Mooney
Council members Ted Spera and LLewellyn Jones with Tom Spera, Township Manager Al Mirabella, Margaret Heisey and Mayor Al Smith Credits: John Mooney
Scotch Plains Library gave out educational information on Earth Day. Credits: John Mooney
Mayor Al Smith with Girl Scout Troop 40982 Park Middle School Credits: John Mooney
Mayor Al Smith and Andrew Bondarowicz, Republican candidate for Township Council Credits: John Mooney
Sonali Dalvi, Republican candidate for Township Council, with her daughter, Syona. Credits: John Mooney
Bash The Trash performs Credits: John Mooney
Andrew Bondarowicz, Tom Strowe, Sonali Dalvi and Syona Dalvi. Credits: John Mooney
Deputy Mayor Llewellyn Jones and his daughter attended the Scotch Plains Earth Day celebration Credits: John Mooney
The Recycling Robot entertained children. Credits: John Mooney
Bill Picard represented the Scotch Plains Environmental Commission. Credits: John Mooney

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. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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