Energy Conservation Discovery Expo in DeFuniak Springs May 5

April 16, 2012

Learn about alternative energy, shred old documents and recycle

The City of DeFuniak Springs will be hosting a Energy Conservation Discovery Expo on Sat., May 5, 2012. Exhibits will be at the Caboose on Circle Drive and continue to the Library. The Expo will be from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.. This Expo is FREE and is for all ages.

The Expo will be an excellent opportunity to explore and discover the technologies and initiatives that can help us individually and as a community to save money and reduce waste. There will be many hands-on activities and live demonstrations with field experts available to explain and answer any questions.

During the Expo, you will be able to observe biodiesel being produced and being used in equipment. There will be a natural gas vehicle, and a vehicle that is electric and gas powered. You will be able to learn about geothermal heating and cooling, solar technologies, wind turbines, recycling and many more innovative technologies. The Expo will also include composting, garden in a bucket and examining live organisms under a microscope.

Shred-It will be available for any individual (no businesses) to bring up to five (5) banker boxes of personal documents (i.e., checks, bank statements, credit cards). A $50 value provided at no cost. There will be an area available to drop-off any old/used/outdated/broken computers, cell phones, monitors that you wish to recycle.

If you have any questions call Jason O’Daniels or Cindy Permenter at DeFuniak Springs City Hall (850) 892-8500.