Each year, the Clear Lake Earth Days Committee “recycles” funds raised into other community projects.
Significant dollars were raised to help with lake restoration. Support of the CLEAR Project in encouraging lake-friendly practices has been an ongoing project throughout the 21 years of Clear Lake Earth Days.
Other funds or volunteers efforts have gone toward:
- Clear Lake Farmers Market
- Central Gardens of North Iowa
- Clear Lake Arts Center
- Make A Wish of North Iowa
- Adopt a Storm Drain for the Lake
- The Clear Creek Elementary School Outdoor classroom
- Public recycling bins for Clear Lake and Ventura
- Recycling containers in the schools
- Rain gardens
- Clear Creek Elementary School garden
- School programs
- Natural playground at Clear Creek Elementary School
- Public use bike racks