Green on the Green

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Green on the Green Day

Hudson's Environment Expo

September 17, 2016
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Downtown Hudson on the Gazebo Green
Held Rain or Shine

Photos from Green on the Green 2016

Walk, Run or Ride Your Bike!

Join us for this fun and educational event. Exhibitors from around the region will offer information on tree planting, recycling tips, composting, rain barrels, energy efficiency in homes and organic landscaping.

Plan of Events

Time Events Information
TBA                  Rain Barrel Workshop Workshop is filled and has been moved to Barlow Community Center. The 11 a.m. workshop has been combined with 9 a.m. workshop. 
TBA Rain Garden Seminar Presented by Babette Gowda from Tinker's Creek Watershed Partners.  Learn how to beautify your yard and divert stormwater with the use of native plants.
TBA Solar Panel Project Tour Walking tour to the Barlow Community Center to understand the benefits for solar energy.
TBA Rain Barrel Workshop Workshop is now at 9 a.m at Barlow Community Center.
TBA Rain Barrel Raffle The winners of the rain barrel raffle will be announced.


        2016 Rain Barrel Winners:
        Under the Sea - Deb Foise
        Moon and Stars - Val Hornyak
        Garden Flowers - Christy Cotterman
        Ocean Wave - Jon Ickes
        Colorful Garden - Brianne Ciccone

  • Rain Barrel Workshop - Learn how to create and take home a rain barrel for your home. It's a great way to save money to water landscaping. Two workshops will be held:  9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The workshop fee is $40.00.
  • Electronic Recycling Collection - Dispose of computers and other electronics on site from a local company. Check what items are on the approved items list here.
  • Paper Shredding Event - Bring your unwanted documents to be shredded on site from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Free Energy Efficiency Kit - In celebration of Public Power Week, Hudson Public Power will be handing out LED lightbulbs and nightlights to visitors. 
  • Prizes for Collecting Stamps - Children can win a Smencil from the Environmental Awareness Committee. Adults can enter to win a rain barrel or a membership for the Friends of Hudson Parks. The first 10 adults to turn in a card will receive a water bottle.
  • Giveaways and more!
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For more information or to participate in this year's event, contact Hudson Public Works at (330) 342-1750 or email Sonya Mottram.