Celebrate Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day from Urban Green! Celebrate our planet with these activities, cleanups and educational resources.

Personal Resources

Composting: Composting is an earth-friendly way of disposing of your food scraps. Find out how you can compost indoors or in your backyard.

Earth Day News & Stories: Stay up to date on all the latest Earth Day announcements and climate news!

Global Earth Challenge: Download the app and collect data about air quality, insects, plastic pollution and food in your community.

NYC Events:

Astoria Park Community Volunteer Day: The Astoria Park Alliance will be leading gardening and other cleanup projects at the park.

Earth Day on North Flatbush Ave.: Head to Flatbush Ave. on Thursday night for an Earth Day celebration with live music and educational programming!

EarthFest Online: This online Earth Day festival hosted by the American Museum of Natural History features family-friendly programming honoring our planet.

Randall’s Island Earth Day Volunteer Event: Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a day of volunteering in the park, followed by two unique tours!

St. Nicholas Park Cleanup: Cleanup of St. Nicholas Park in Harlem

Van Cortlandt Park Cleanup: This Earth Day cleanup event in the Bronx is hosted by the NYWEA Young Professionals and Van Cortlandt Park Alliance.


Still looking for a cleanup in your neighborhood? Head to The Great Global Cleanup to find an Earth Day cleanup near you! And even if you're not in NYC, you can use this interactive map to find an Earth Day event near you!


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