Clean Air Day

KAMLOOPS – Join the ECOSmart Team and the CAP Team on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate Clean Air Day.

On the 400 Block of Victoria Street, in conjunction with the Downtown Farmer’s Market, a variety of activities, information booths and games for all ages will be offered throughout the day.

At Clean Air Day, you can:

-  Check out a transit bus, and learn how to attach a bicycle to the bike rack;
-  Discover alternative transportation options;
-  Get inside an electric car;
-  Learn how to compost;
-  Get up close to one of the garbage/recycling trucks and talk to a collector;
-  Have fun with kids games and face-painting;
-  Learn about Xeriscaping, water conservation and many more ways to be environmentally conscious; and
-  Join Mayor Milobar at 1 pm for the planting of a tree.

There will be multiple giveaways and prizes and an opportunity to win a push reel lawn mower!

Clean Air Day is a national event held each year on the first Wednesday of June during Environment Week.  Clean Air Day is a focal point for information and action on clean air and climate change issues. The Government of Canada proclaimed Clean Air Day in 1999 in response to requests from community-based environmental, health and transportation groups.  Nation-wide activities continue to emphasize a grassroots approach.

For more information on Clean Air Day please visit www.kamloops.ca/environment/cleanairday.shtml


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