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Johnson County’s Sustainability Program is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Go Green Johnson County event on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the County Court Square, 111 S. Cherry, Olathe. Patrons are invited to learn about how to go green and save green from informational booths hosted by community environmental organizations. Also highlighted are the sustainable efforts happening in Johnson County Government.
The Go Green Johnson County event features fun for all ages and is specifically held during the lunch hours for working individuals. Free entertainment will feature exhibits on energy efficiency, recycling, water quality, transportation and more. There will be live entertainment, music and food for purchase.
Performances by Eco Elvis are from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the Stone Lion Puppet Theater will entertain the crowd with roaming performances of larger than life puppets. Attendees will be treated to a live wild animal exhibit from the Ernie Miller Nature Center. An alternative fuel lawn care display will feature a variety of technologies.
Also, electronic waste will be collected for recycling. Items accepted include TVs ($15) and monitors ($10). All other items are free: computers, DVD's, gaming devices, cellphones, stereos, printers, copiers, faxes and more! The collection will take place on the corner of Loula and Kansas Ave. in Olathe.
There will be free door prizes and a delicious organic lunch from which proceeds will benefit Johnson County food pantries. For more information go to: www.jocorecycles.org/gogreen.