DORAL, Fla. (AP) _ About 2,700 trees are available for free during the Adopt-A-Tree event in Doral. Miami-Dade County residents can receive two free trees courtesy of the county's Regulatory and Economic Resources Department. The first of two tree give away events will took place in Doral on Saturday.
Experts will be available to show residents how to properly plant and care for their new trees.
Authorities will also be providing compact fluorescent light bulbs and high efficiency showerheads to the residents who bring in their old ones.
Also at the event will be Electronic Recycling Center, which will collect old electronics for appropriate recycling. Authorities say some old electronics can create environmental hazards if they are disposed of improperly.
The second event will take place on Oct. 21.