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Roswell, GA — You will soon learn of various ways to go green when the 5th Annual Roswell Green Expo returns to town.

The event, hosted by the city of Roswell and Keep Roswell Beautiful, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6. Residents will learn more about incorporating environmentally responsible, sustainable practices and products into your home and your day-to-day life at this family-friendly event.

This year, the Roswell Green Expo has expanded to a new venue at the Bill Johnson Community Activity Building at Roswell Area Park, which is located at 10495 Woodstock Road.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature:

  • The Green Market, showcasing many local and regional vendors, artisans, non-profit organizations and a diverse array of environmentally friendly services and products.
  • A DIY rain barrel workshop presented by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, the Rain Barrel Depot, and Vicki Culbreth, Environmental Education Coordinator for the city of Roswell. $10 per barrel, one barrel per household. Register at www.roswellgreenexpo.org.
  • Favorite Costumed Characters, including “KiRBy” from Keep Roswell Beautiful, EcoMan, Captain Planet, city of Roswell’s Roz the Squirrel, Sparky the Fire Dog, McGruff the Police Dog and characters from the Chattahoochee Nature Center.
  • Back by popular demand: Mascot Dance-Off!
  • KRB’s Earth Balloon and other kid-friendly activities
  • Pet adoptions with Releash Atlanta and Angels Among Us
  • Pottery demonstrations
  • Cooking demonstrations with Pure Taqueria
  • Yoga demonstration and seminar from Hope’s Yoga
  • Urban fruit tree seminar by Concrete Jungle
  • Learn how to create a residential rain garden
  • Raffle prizes and giveaways
  • Food Trucks
  • Eyeglass and hearing aid recycling — bring your old ones to donate!

“The expo is a great way for residents to learn about being green while having fun, and none of it would be possible without the support of our sponsors and vendors,” said Janet Liberman, co-chair of the Roswell Green Expo and Executive Director of Keep Roswell Beautiful. “The whole event is designed to actively engage community members while teaching simple ways to be sustainable and green. It is the perfect way for businesses and organizations to let the community know that they want to be part of a greener tomorrow!”

For more information about the Green Expo and to sign up to volunteer at the event, visit www.RoswellGreenExpo.org.

Image via Keep Roswell Beautiful




Article source: http://patch.com/georgia/roswell/roswell-green-expo-shares-tips-sustainable-living-0


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