It's Earth Week

Today is the start of Earth Week, a week to be more environmentally conscious and to find ways to reduce your environmental footprint.

To inspire you there are a long list of events planned across the region.

The Niagara Catholic District School Board will be holding its annual recycle your electronics collection from the 16th to the 20th at the board office on Rice Road in Welland.

You can take a tour of Niagara's recycling centre on April the waste info line to register.

The region will also host Shred Day on April 21st at the Niagara Falls recycling centre on Montrose Road.

Bring up to three boxes for shredding with a good or cash donation for Project Share.

There will be a waste information booth at the Pen Centre April 19th where you can purchase a blue or grey box, or a green bin.

And an FYI , you can drop of large, rigid plastic materials, such as buckets,  totes,  toys and kid's pools as well as old plastic patio furniture at any regional Waste and Recycling drop off depot.

To find out what they will and won't take call the waste info line at 905-156-4141.