Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Earth Day 2015 Info And Link-Up

Earth Day And Earth Week

We have a list of Earth Day and Earth Week events as well as a link up at the bottom of this post for other Earth Day information. Learn how to recycle your electronics, reduce food waste and more from the posts in the link-up. Have some great Earth Day info? Be sure to add it to our link-up!

Earth Day Events

April 22 EARTH DAY

Earth Day Road Toll
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 7:30 – 9am
Location: Lamb's Inn parking lot, 1679 Blair Road, Cambridge
Summary:Get your toonies ready this Earth Day and drive through the annual rare Road Toll! It's voluntary, of course, but we encourage the 12,000 cars a day that travel through the rare reserve along Blair Road, to swing in the parking lot and get to know us. We have free coffee in the morning and baked treats in the afternoon. Staff collect donations in change buckets and handout info about rare. It's always nice to see a friendly face, and we keep things moving so if you know anyone that travels the area, encourage them to stop too!
Phone number:519-650-9336

The 20 Minute Makeover event takes place on Earth Day (April 22) at 2 p.m.. We encourage businesses, churches and schools to take just 20 minutes at 2 p.m. to clean up litter around your property
Celebrate Earth Day: a rare Clean-Up
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 6 – 7:30pm
Location: Meet at Slit Barn, rare ECO Centre, 768 Blair Road, Cambridge
Summary:Looking for a great way to get involved on Earth Day and make a positive environmental impact? Come out to rare and celebrate Earth Day by helping with our Earth Day Clean-up. With 12,000 cars driving down Blair Road each day, there is an ongoing need to help keep the property clean and the litter to a minimum. This event is FREE! Gloves and garbage bags provided!
Phone number:519-650-9366

Earth Week Events

April 25
Community Clean up
An annual litter clean-up event sponsored by Tim Hortons is held on the fourth Saturday in April from 10 a.m. to noon in Waterloo Park off of the entrance of Albert and Young streets. Tim Hortons provides garbage bags, gloves, t-shirts and refreshments. A grand prize draw takes place at noon - be there to win
Tim Hortons community clean-up - Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.- noon, Victoria Park (downtown Kitchener). No registration required. Clean-up supplies provided. FREE Tim Hortons snacks, prizes and t-shirts and entry into a draw for a mountain bike (two bikes to be won on-site!).
Kitchener Natural Areas events - Saturday, April 25, 1 -4 p.m., Huron Natural Area
A free, family Earth Day event, featuring hands-on educational activities, tree-planting, live bird demonstrations, walking tours and more. For more information, please contact Josh at 519-741-2200 ext. 4177; joshua.shea@kitchener.ca
Rotary Forest/Earth Week Tree Planting - Guelph
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Dr., Guelph
Bring your family and friends to join the Rotary Club of Guelph in celebrating Earth Day and year eight of planting of the Rotary Forest – 40 hectares of forest being established at the Guelph Lake Conservation Area. Groups are encouraged to participate to assist with planting and there are also many activities. Rain or shine. Come for one hour,or stay for five! Free parking atLakeside Church, 7654Conservation Road, Guelph, with shuttle service.There are many events.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Price: Free

Brant County Tree Planting
Green Lane Sports Complex, 8 Green Lane,, Paris
Working with the Grand River Conservation Authority, the County of Brant and the Brant Tree Coalition, the CELP students at Paris District High School has undertaken a class project to conduct a public tree planting event. The public is invited to help improve the environment by helpint to plant 1,000 native trees and shrubs.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Contact: Mike Wittchen, 519-442-4477 ext. 275476
Garden Book Swap @ Colour Paradise
Bring a book, leave a book or take a book to Colour Paradise Greenhosues Saturday April 25th from 10:30am to 12:30pm.
This no fee event is a great meet and greet for gardeners and horticulturalists alike.
Enjoy free beverages and home baked treats.

Earth Day Link-Up

Here are some more ways to do your part for Earth Day! Feel free to link up your ideas as well!

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