Council Member Peter Zuckerman, in partnership with the Herricks High School Environmental Club and Mr. Steven Barell, organized an Earth Day Cleanup on April 19, 2023.
The students spent the afternoon cleaning up Herricks High School, with the aim of promoting environmental awareness and sustainability in their school community.
Council Member Peter Zuckerman expressed his gratitude for the students’ dedication and hard work, saying, “Earth Day reminds us of the importance of taking care of our planet.
It is inspiring to see young people take an active role in protecting the environment and making our community a cleaner, healthier place to live.
I am proud to work with the Herricks High School Environmental Club and Mr. Steven Barell on this important initiative, and I encourage everyone to do their part in preserving our environment.”
The Earth Day cleanup was a success, with the students collecting several bags of trash and recyclables from the park. Council Member Zuckerman and the Herricks High School Environmental Club Science Club hope to continue their efforts to promote environmental awareness and sustainability in the community and inspire others to take action.
Earth Day, which is on April 22, serves as a reminder that everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment and preserving our planet for future generations.