Earth Day 2020

Educational Resources

    Recycling is an easy way to help the Earth.
      earthdayheader   The 50th annual observance of “Earth Day”, a celebration to raise awareness of the Earth and its resources, is April 22, 2020.  Read the history of Earth Day.

    Lesson Plans for Earth Day

    Visit our Earth Day board on Pinterest too!

    Celebrate Earth Day 2020, Central Virginia Communities Plan Earth Day Events. Stay tuned as events are added!

     

    CVWMA’s Earth Day Education Focus: What can you do to help our world?

    • Reduce your environmental impact.
    • Rethink waste.
    • Reduce the amount of waste you generate.
    • Reuse as much as possible.
    • Recycle items that can be recycled.
    • Rethink what goes where.
    • Finally, close the loop by buying products with recycled content.

     

    Events in Chesterfield

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    Event in Colonial Heights

    CVWMA staff will be celebrating Earth Day at the Colonial Height Public Library from 10-2 on April 22. Stop our education table.

     

    Events in Goochland County

    Goochland Green Day, Sunday, April 26, 2 pm- 5 pm . Tucker Park

    CVWMA staff will be at the Goochland Public Library from 10-2 on April 24. Stop our education table.

     

    Event in Hanover County

    As part of Earth Day 2020, Hanover County Public Works  plans to host a special collection event. No event information to post at this time.

     

    Events in Henrico County

    April is Keep Henrico Beautiful Month

    Keep Henrico Beautiful encourages Henrico residents help keep Henrico beautiful by not littering. Visit their website for volunteer opportunities. #everylitterbithurts #don’ttrashcentralva

     

    Henrico County Energy and Earth Day Event, Friday,  April 24, 3- 6 pm. Fairfield Area Library. Free and open to the public.

    Henrico’s Energy Fair is held twice a year and is intended to bring energy and sustainability information to the residents, employees, and business owners of Henrico and the surrounding area.  The fair will feature over 25 vendors that will spotlight efforts promoting sustainability, green building and energy efficiency, including the use of LED lighting, solar power, green building, recycling, and electric vehicles.

    Save the Date! Henrico County  Solid Waste Division and Henrico County Police will be hosting a special recycling collection and document shredding  event on Saturday, May 2, 10 am -1 pm. Information will be posted in our Event Calendar once the County Staff let us know location.

     

    Event in City of Hopewell

    No event information to post at this time.

    CVWMA staff will be at the Appomattox Regional Library from 10-2 on April 20. Stop our education table.

     

    Event in New Kent County

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    Events in Powhatan County 

     

     

    Event in Prince George County

    As part of Earth Month, Prince George County is hosting its annual  Prince George County Annual Clean Community Day . We are waiting for the date and location.

    CVWMA staff will be at the Prince George Public Library from 10-2 on April 23. Stop our education table.

    Event in City of Richmond

    No event information to post at this time.