Celebrate spring and Earth Day at Five Mile Woods

Celebrate spring and Earth Day with a visit to Five Mile Woods on Sunday, April 26th from noon to 3:00pm. Located in Lower Makefield Township at 1305 Big Oak Road, the preserve is a 300-acre wooded natural area filled with diverse plant and animal life. Knowledgeable guides will offer tours of the Woods, featuring the signs of spring from blooming wildflowers to calling wood frogs. Naturalist John Heilferty will be on hand to show visitors frogs, salamanders and turtles that live in tanks in Woods Headquarters, as well as other biofacts that have been found in the Woods.

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ShopRite celebrates Earth Day every day

ShopRite is passionate about keeping our communities beautiful for generations to come. With this passion comes a commitment to sustainable business practices through the reduction of energy use, diversion of food waste and the sourcing of products from environmentally responsible suppliers, manufacturers and farmers.

But it is through a partnership with their customers that they truly help to make a difference to protect the environment. For years, customers have teamed up with ShopRite to recycle waste, donate unsalable food to food banks and pantries, clean up parks and beaches and reuse their shopping bags at checkout.

Bag ReUse – ShopRite has promoted bag reuse for many years. Today, they continue to provide a broad assortment of reusable bags, and have plastic bag recycling bins at the front of each store. In fact, in the last seven years their customers have kept approximately 380 million bags out of landfills! This means less trash was sent to the landfills and fewer resources were needed to create new bags.

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