earth days
 

Get involved. Green your city. Help make Mississauga a world class green city. Celebrate Earth Days 2016 and participate in many events happening across the city:

#SaugaEarthDays Twitter Chat

Join us for a four part Twitter chat series leading up to Earth Days. Follow @MiLivingGreen on Twitter and ask the City's environmental experts your questions using #SaugaEarthDays. Can't join in a Twitter chat? Submit your questions to living.green@mississauga.ca.

Climate Change and the City
Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

What is the City doing about climate change and energy management? How have we reduced GHGs and energy use? Ask the City's energy staff about what our energy reduction goals are, what you can do, and what our future climate outlook holds.

Talking Trash
Wednesday, April 6, 12 - 1 p.m.

What are the City and Region doing to reduce waste? What are the results? What can you do to reduce waste? Join our waste management experts and learn about our waste management programs and the results of initiatives we have taken. Find out how you can take action to reduce waste at home, at work, and in your community.

Edible Organic Gardening 101
Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Have questions about growing food? Curious about how to make your garden practices organic or sustainable? Ask Ecosource's Community Gardens and Urban Agriculture Team! Join Ecosource as they educate and inspire you to grow your own food in an environmentally responsible way.

Stormwater in Spring
Wednesday, April 20, 12 - 1 p.m.

Learn about the new stormwater charge and how the City manages stormwater to minimize potential risks to you, your property and the environment. Ask our stormwater experts about what you can do to improve drainage on your property.

SNAP Workshop: Greening Your Grounds - Learn How to Disconnect your Downspout and More!
Tuesday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Burnhamthorpe Library

Hosted by TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority) in the Burnhamthorpe SNAP neighbourhood, this workshop will provide tips and tricks on what you can do to manage stormwater on your property and how you can green your grounds. Register now.

Litter Awareness Blitz
Thursday, April 21

Partners: GLAD® and MiWay
Chat with our Transit Enforcement Officers and the MiWay Outreach Team about litter awareness at the following Transit Terminals: City Centre (CANCELLED due to construction), Meadowvale Town Centre (8:30-9:30 a.m.), South Common Centre (10-11 a.m.) and Westwood Mall (10-11 a.m.)

20-Minute Makeover
Friday, April 22

Partner: GLAD®
Join thousands of participants across Ontario who will volunteer for 20 minutes to pick up litter around their workplace, school or community. Organize a group of your co-workers, family and friends, find a space in need of a clean-up, and register your clean-up for a fun Friday afternoon event!

Registrations are closed.

For those who have registered, starting April 8, 2016, garbage bags, recycling bags, gloves and safety tip sheets will be available at your local community centre, while supplies last.

One Million Trees Planting
Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Heatherleigh Park

Partners: CVC, Evergreen, Ecosource, LEAF and ACER
Bring your friends and family to Heatherleigh Park for a day of family fun! Take part in the One Million Trees planting with CVC (Credit Valley Conservation) and Evergreen. Enjoy activities from Ecosource, a guided neighbourhood tree tour with LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests), and check out the other exhibitor booths.

Registrations are full, please join our waitlist.

For more information about One Million Trees, visit onemilliontrees.ca

Kick Off Your Garden Season
Saturday, April 23, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Iceland Teaching Garden

Kick off gardening season and prepare for spring with a hands-on workshop by Ecosource. Learn about creating an ideal garden, soil preparation, seeding and more! Learn more.

More Earth Days events in our community...

 

Media and Launch Event
Monday, April 18
Forest Glen Community Garden

Community Environmental Appreciation Evening
Monday, April 18

Arbor Day Tree Planting
Friday, April 22
Thornwood Public School and Stonebrook Park

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
A cleanup for every season


Register a cleanup any time of the year, anywhere land connect to water. Simply search the interactive map to lead or join a cleanup. Learn more.

 

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