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Household hazardous waste collection event Saturday

Household hazardous waste collection event Saturday

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- Got unwanted electronics or chemicals? Collect hazardous waste items from your home, office or garage, and properly dispose of them at the upcoming mobile collection event:

Saturday, Jan. 26
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

East Lake High School
1300 Silver Eagle Drive

2012 Florida State Parks Photo Contest winners announced

2012 Florida State Parks Photo Contest winners announced

Tallahassee, Florida -- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service recently announced the winners of the 2012 Florida State Parks Photo Contest and the first place photo was taken right here in Dunedin at Honeymoon Island State Park by Jose Ramirez. 

National Day of Service at Tomlinson Park

National Day of Service at Tomlinson Park

Gulfport, Florida -- "Hey, guys, thanks a lot," a man walking a Pomeranian says as he catches sight of volunteers bagging litter at Tomlinson Park. Another woman stops to say she usually picks up litter at the park as well.

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Pinellas Trail cleanup scheduled on MLK Day

Pinellas Trail cleanup scheduled on MLK Day

Pinellas County, Florida -- Individuals and groups can pledge a New Year’s resolution to help keep the Pinellas Trail neat and tidy by participating in the new trail Adopt-A-Mile program. 

Air Potoato Pick Up in Dunedin

 

Dunedin, Florida -- The City of Dunedin is hosting an event to help get rid of air potatoes, an invasive vine. 

It will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 at Hammock Park from 9 - 11:30 a.m. 

A free hotdog lunch will be available to those who participate all morning.

2013 Pinellas County Recycling Directory now available

2013 Pinellas County Recycling Directory now available

Pinellas County, Florida -- The new Recycle Today: 2013 Pinellas County Recycling Directory has just been released. The directory is packed with the latest information about how to recycle in Pinellas County including local options for recycling cans, bottles, paper, cardboard, yard waste, electronics, chemicals, motor oil, cooking oil and much more.

Wall Springs, Indian Bluff Island topic at lecture series

Wall Springs, Indian Bluff Island topic at lecture series

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- As part of the Speaking of History lecture series, Dr. Tom Rose will present Indian Bluff Island Was Buchanan Island: A Century of Wall Springs and Florida History on Sunday, Jan. 20. The lecture will be held at 2 p.m. in the Pinellas Room at Heritage Village.