Revere community asked to participate in Project Pride on April 20

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 20. 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. Participants and adult volunteers who will supervise student groups can register at RHS the day-of or do so ahead of time at

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, contractors excluded.

• Simple Recycling will collect small household goods, used clothing and textiles. They will not accept furniture.

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

• Richfield Civic Organization will hold composting games, offer a natural fertilizer demonstration, hand out reusable shopping bags and give local composting options at the Richfield Village Town Hall pavilion. The organization will also collect gently used clothing to be sent to Simple Recycling and gently used Revere spirit wear for its Revere wear sale on June 1. For more information, visit

• Richfield residents may pick up a free tree or flower at the pavilion behind Town Hall at 9 a.m. Eastern redbud, swamp white oak, eastern white pine, Norway spruce, ginkgo biloba, wisteria and butterfly bush will be available.

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. ∞

Photo: The Revere community is asked to get involved in Project Pride to clean up the roadsides. Bags and safety vests will be distributed at Revere High School on April 20, along with a road assignment. Photo from ScripType archives.