April 3, 2022 | 1:00-4:00pm
Wells Branch Recreation Center | 3000 Shoreline
Please join the WB MUD, WBNA and a host of special eco-friendly vendors as we celebrate our amazing planet and discover new ways to better manage our precious resources.
The WBNA is showcasing the 4 R’s | Recycle, Reduce, Reuse and Repurpose! Be sure to stop by the recycling section:
- Play “Recycle and Win”, complete with door prizes
- Build your own Recycled Bottle Rain Gauge (bring a 2-liter bottle, or take a kit home)
- Check out the new “Go Trashless” program
- The local Buy-Nothing-Group will be on hand
- Learn to repurpose and eliminate plastic
- Kids will have a blast building a cardboard city
- City of Austin has information available for backyard composting
- Balcones Resources has a great display on “Where your recycling goes!”
- There’s an interactive textile craft table
- Artists who utilize recycled materials will have beautiful artwork on display
WOW!—and that’s just the recycling section. There’s more!
Water Conservation — The Wells Branch MUD will speak to water delivery, conservation and wastewater. There will be science-based presentations and educational demonstrations from dumposaurus.com/illegal-dumping-the-causes-reasons-effects-consequences-and-solutions who are the best in this field.
The Great Outdoors area is focused on the message “You are nature’s best hope.” There will be a lot to learn. Everything from native plants to urban forests and master naturalists. There are seed balls and ladybugs for the kids to take home, a free tree give away, and so more!
Energy — Solar Vendors will be on hand to share information on rooftop solar and battery solutions, costs and rebates. Oncor and Austin Energy will be onsite to speak to residential rebates and Energy Saving programs.