Farmingville, NY – On April 22, Supervisor Ed Romaine (second from right) and Councilwoman Jane Bonner (middle) celebrated Earth Day at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai with staff members from the Town’s Division of Environmental Protection. They were there to clean up the Town’s Nature Center and shoreline. Pictured with the Supervisor and Councilwoman are Bay Management Specialist, Dwight Surgan (left); Bay Management Specialist II, Craig Strong (second from left) and Environmental Analyst Brooks Surgan (right).
The Town of Brookhaven Department of Recycling and Sustainable Material Management will also host the 14th Annual Great Brookhaven Clean up on Saturday, May 14. It is part of a national effort that draws over 5 million volunteers in more than 20,000 communities across America who come together to pick up litter and clean miles of roadway, rivers, lakes, and more. All supplies, including bags, gloves, pickers and tee-shirts are provided by the Town of Brookhaven’s Department of Recyclables and Sustainable Materials Management. To register and make an appointment to pick up your Great Brookhaven Cleanup supplies, go to our website.
In recognition of Arbor Day (April 29) the Town of Brookhaven will hold its annual tree seedling, mulch and compost give away in the South Parking Lot of Brookhaven Town Hall, located at 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville from 3-6 p.m. It’s all part of Supervisor Ed Romaine’s “Greening Brookhaven” initiative. Mulch and compost are available in bulk only, so residents must bring shovels and containers to load it into their vehicles. All items will be available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. For more information and see a list of other town locations for free mulch and compost, call 631-451-TOWN (8696) or visit our website.