Earth Day

Earth Day Awards Brunch

The local celebration of Earth Day last weekend included an honor given to Brian McInerney, a National Weather Service hydrologist and frequent guest on KPCW.  Utah Open Lands and the Utah Rivers Council praised McInerney for his many years of focusing on the impacts of climate change. Rick Brough has more:

With spring comes spring cleaning, and Recycle Utah has plenty of events to help you. David Boyle has this:

FREE Summit County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 28, 9-1 at a Canyons Village Parking Lot. Keep toxic chemicals and heavy metals out of our landfill and and our drinking water. For residents-NO businesses. ITEMS ACCEPTED: Paints, varnishes, solvents Motor oil, antifreeze, all batteries, gasoline and household cleaners.

To extend Earth Day on April 22nd, Recycle Utah has come up with what's called "Sustainability Month" with activities in April and May. Lynn Ware Peek has more.