Celebrate Earth Day

earth day

Celebrated every year on April 22, Earth Day is the largest environmental event in the world. More than six million Canadians participate in an Earth Day activity in their communities.  For more information about Earth day visit the Earth Day Canada website.

 What can you do for Earth Day?


batteriesRecycle your Batteries at any branch of the Guelph Public Library.  Have other items to recycle? Take a look at the Take it back Directory.


Celebrate Earth Day by making a collagerecycle art using items you would normally throw out.     April 10/14 at 6:00 PM, West End Branch of the Guelph Public Library    Age Group: Adult


Go GREEN: Gardening Fair  Have all your gardening questions answered from the GREENgo green experts. Learn new gardening tricks and tips from the Master Gardeners, Pollination Guelph, Emerald Ash Borer Guelph, Ignatius Farm Community Shared Agriculture, Guelph Urban Forest Friends, Necessary Arts as well as the City of Guelph’s Healthy Landscapes program and Water departments. Great prizes and giveaways, plus interactive children’s activities at this free gardening fair.  Saturday, April 12/14, 11:00AM to 2:00PM at the Main Library, 100 Norfolk St.


magazine art recycleTeen Earth Day Magazine Art: Trash into treasure! Old magazines are given new life by creating eye-catching art.  April 22/14 at 3:30 pm    Age Group: Teens, Grades 7 & up



Spring cleaning for your neighbourhood! park clean upSpend a few hours in your neighbourhood removing litter on April 26/14, 8:30 – 11:30, Predetermined locations (most community parks) For more information  Contact the City of Guelph.


Get ready to Participate in the community re-use event, May 16-19/2014                                 Do your spring cleaning and identify household items that you would like to give away for “FREE” at your curb during the Goods Exchange Weekend.  For other Waste Reduction ideas visit the City of Guelph’s website.



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