Earth Day Expo Shines At Heckscher Park

The Town of Huntington celebrated Earth Day 2017 on Saturday with its annual Family Earth Day Expo, which was hosted a at new location this year, Heckscher Park. The expo offered Earth Day-centric activities and exhibits, such as the Safety Shred, a tree planting and giveaway and the popular Touch a Truck event.

Huntington Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, organizer of the expo, said over one ton of paper was shredded, more than 300 plastic grocery bags and 15 pounds of expired medications was collected, and a truckload of electronic waste was hauled away.