With both Earth Day and Arbor Day coming up in April, it's a great time to get our in your community to learn about ways you can protect the environment or to give back by volunteering at a cleanup event.
Material collection and shredding events
Check out all the collection events coming up in the Green Guide.
Watershed Clean-up & Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Central Maintenance Facility, 7570 179th St. W., Lakeville
Shoe & Clothing Recycling Drop-off
Collection boxes in Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake and West St. Paul.
Earth Day Birding Festival
Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings
Earth Day Story Walk
Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Levee Park, 20 Ramsey St., Hastings
Earth Week Clean Up: #Trashtag Challenge
April 13–28, during park open hours
Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan
Arbor Day/Environmental Education Fair
Friday, April 26, 5-6:30 p.m.
Garlough Elementary, 1740 Charlton St., West St. Paul
Farmington Earth & Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, April 27, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Meadowview Elementary School, 6100 195th St. W., Farmington
Arbor Day Celebration
Friday, April 19, 1 p.m. –2:30 p.m.
Riverwood Park, 3300 Riverwood Dr., Hastings, MN
Parks and Trails Clean Up Event
Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. –10:30 a.m.
Vermillion Falls Park, 215 21st Street, Hastings, MN
Monthly events to help residents repair and mend household items. Fixers, sewers, and general help needed.
Sign-up online or contact Joe Gellman, 612-867-6524
Sign-up online to help keep events low-waste.