• Join government and nonprofit organizations this weekend with a creek or beach clean-up! East and West beaches, Leadbetter Beach, Miramar, Hendry’s Beach, Mesa Lane, and Devereux Creek are a few of the places you can volunteer on Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. Visit sbprojectcleanwater.org to register and for more info.

• The Environmental Defense Center and local restaurants are sponsoring Dine Out for the Earth on Thursday, April 17, where a percentage of sales will be donated to the center. Visit Arnoldi’s Cafe, bouchon, Fresco Cafe, Seagrass Restaurant, SpiritLand Bistro, Sojourner Cafe, Zookers, Quantum, or Aldo’s and mention the center and pig out to help out! Visit edcnet.org for more info.

• Dispose of your unwanted electronic products in an environmentally responsible way at 1-800-Got-Junk?’s first-ever nationwide Electronic Waste Disposal to collect harmful products to be disposed of properly. On Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., head over to the S.B. School District Office (720 Santa Barbara St.) to drop off your junk! Visit 1800gotjunk.com/earthday for a list of accepted items.


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