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Henrico County Electronics Recycling Collection Event set for Sat, Apr 1 at Twin Hickory Library has been canceled.

Earth Day 2016

Educational Resources

    Recycling is an easy way to help the Earth.
      earthdayheader   The 46th  annual observance of “Earth Day”, a celebration to raise awareness of the Earth and its resources, is April 22, 2016.  Read the history of Earth Day.

    Lesson Plans for Earth Day

    Visit our Earth Day board on Pinterest too!  

    Celebrate Earth Day 2016, Central Virginia Communties Plan Earth Day Events. Stay tuned as events are added!


    Event in Goochland County


    Event in Hanover County

    Special Recycling and Shredding Collection Event, April 30, Verdi Lane Convenience Center. Visit our Event Calendar for complete information.


    Events in City of Petersburg

    • Earth Day event still in planning process.


    Event in Powhatan County 

    On behalf of the Powhatan Earth Day Committee, we would like to invite you to participate in the 2016 Powhatan County Earth Day Celebration. Earth Day in Powhatan County will be celebrated on the actual Earth Day this year – Wednesday, April 20 – from 4-7 pm on the Courthouse Lawn. Event will feature community agencies that promote environmental awareness and practices, or produce environmental friendly, non-toxic products and services. Document shredding will be included too.

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    Events in City of Richmond

    • RVA Earth Day, (on Facebook), Manchester , Saturday, April 23, 12 -7 pm. Sponsored by Style Weekly.
    • Richmond Earth Day  (Earth Day RVA), Great Shiplock Park in Shockoe Bottom, Saturday , April 23, 11 am – 5 pm. Sponsored by Enrichmond Foundation.