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Environment Erie Host Youth Training Day

Environment Erie hosted 154 students from Erie County at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center to participate in workshops around the theme, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”.

Speakers from Erie County Department of Planning, Waste Management, Mercyhurst University, and the Green Scene Thrift shop along with Environment Erie staff, facilitated 40 minute workshops. Students learned about how to upcycle materials into art, how to reduce cafeteria waste and the difference between recyclable and non recyclable materials.