Celebrate Earth Day!

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

Personal Resources

Composting: Learn how you can dispose of your food scraps in an ecologically-sustainable way  at home or in your backyard.

Earth Day Quizzes: Test your environmental and climate knowledge using quizzes from the official website for Earth Day. 

Green Choice: Use this free service – available as a website or app on Apple iOS and Android – to evaluate food products for their sustainability and find more ecologically-friendly alternatives. 

NYC Events

B’earthday Bash: Join Prospect Park and the Prospect Park Audubon Center to celebrate Earth Day, the Audubon Center’s 20th anniversary, and the birthdays of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted and naturalist John James Audubon. 

Bronx River Open House: The official opening of the Bronx River House with a day of free programming. 

Earth Day at Dyckman House Museum: Help the Dyckman House welcome the spring season and rake the gardens, trim the bushes, weeding, and distribute mulch throughout the property.

Earth Day Festival: Head to Union Square to meet with some of the leading environmental and climate organizations, including Urban Green. Can’t make it in-person? The Earth Day festival will be broadcasting a 2022 Virtual Stage with activists, experts, and entertainers.

Freshkills Park Alliance Earth Day Festival: This festival will feature community planting, seed ball making, upcycled art, and a bike decoration and ride event among other activities. 

Penn Shoreline Clean-up: Finish up Earth Week by joining the Shirley Chisholm Environmental Education Team in cleaning marine debris and litter off the Penn Shoreline in Brooklyn. 

Find an Earth Day clean-up near you using The Great Global Cleanup! Find other Earth Day events internationally using this interactive map.


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