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Earthdays 2009
Help Keep Mississauga Clean and Green by Participating in the City’s Earth Days Events

Apr 14, 2009

The City of Mississauga's Earth Days events, sponsored by AstraZeneca and Royal Bank of Canada, will feature the 20-Minute Makeover, a citywide community cleanup, a tree planting event at Shelby Park and a new litter hotspot identification program.

Event Details

20-Minute Makeover

Friday, April 24 at 2 p.m.
Bring your own garbage bags and gloves and join the thousands across Ontario who will volunteer for 20 minutes to pick up litter around their workplace, school or community. Register and have a tree planted on behalf of your group at Shelby Park.

Community Cleanup
Saturday, April 25
Bring your own garbage bags and gloves and gather your family, friends, neighbours or community groups to tackle litter on your street, boulevard, local park or woodlot. Register and have a tree planted on behalf of your group at Shelby Park.

Earth Day Tree Planting Event at Shelby Park
Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Meeting Location: Playground at the north-east corner of Shelby Park
Come out and celebrate Earth Days with the City of Mississauga and Evergreen. Learn about the City's first model reforestation site and how to get involved at other sites in Mississauga. We will be planting native trees, shrubs and conducting general trail maintenance.

Litter Hotspots

Identify a litter hotspot in our City and submit it at or help us tackle trash by becoming a LitterNot participant by adopting a park or street.  For more information, please visit

To learn more about Mississauga's Earth Days events and to register your cleanup group for the Makeover, please visit

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