Revere community asked to participate in Project Pride on April 22

Community members of Bath Township, Richfield Village and Richfield Township are invited to participate in the annual roadside cleanup event known as Project Pride on Saturday, April 22. Rain or shine, the event will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon.

Volunteers will meet at Revere High School, 3420 Everett Rd., to check-in, pick up instructions, receive road assignments and gather safety supplies.

To further reduce waste, improve wildlife habitats and eliminate environmental harm, the following recycling options will be available that day:

• Bath Fire Department, 3864 West Bath Rd., offers an area to recycle aluminum cans to benefit child burn survivors through funding and educational support.

• Document shredding and electronics recycling will be held at Richfield Town Hall. Cracked televisions and monitors, refrigerators or washers and dryers will not be accepted and no pre-shredded or wet paper, x-rays or file folders will be accepted for shredding.

• The Bath Organics Recycling Facility at 1188 N. Cleveland Massillon Rd. will be open to dispose of yard debris, excluding grass clippings.

• Unused and expired medications may be disposed of at both the Bath and Richfield police departments.

• Richfield Civic Organization will hand out reusable shopping bags and collect plastic lids and caps to make a playground bench for Richfield Elementary School. For more information on the collection, visit The organization will also demonstrate the time it takes for various plastic items to decompose.

• Richfield Senior Center will demonstrate making plarn mats from plastic bags and Girl Scouts will demonstrate a craft using plastic water bottles.

• The Simple Recycling truck will be at Richfield Town Hall to collect gently used clothing. 

Richfield residents may pick up a free tree or flower at the pavilion behind Town Hall at 9 a.m. Redbud, hickory shagbark, American larch, persimmon, rugosa rose, white spruce, catalpa and wisteria saplings will be available. 

Participants in the cleanup and adult volunteers who will supervise student groups are asked to register at

Recycling services provided during Project Pride are free of charge to Bath and Richfield residents. For additional event information, search Project Pride on Facebook or visit

Questions may be directed to Bath Township Administration at 330-666-4007 or Richfield Village Town Hall at 330-659-9201. ∞