Earth Day Celebration

Refresh your approach to making our world a healthier place with various exhibits, displays and activities that will give you a chance to explore effective and convenient ways to green your lifestyle. Presented by Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission.​ Earth Day Celebration is a Virginia Green event.

​​​​​​​​​​​Saturday, April 21, 2018 (Rain Date: April 22) | 11 am – 4 pm | Mount Trashmore​

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​Event Highlights

 ​Recycling Zone | 10 am - 3 pm 

All recycling will take place in Parking Lot 1 at Mount Trashmore Park, located near the YMCA. **Please enter from South Boulevard.** 

Electronics Recycling - Get rid of those unwanted electronics! View a list of accepted items. Please note that we are unable to accept tube televisions at this event. Provided by Goodwill Industries

Document ShreddingBring your personal documents to be shredded for free​​. Limit 5 boxes per vehicle. Staples and paper clips do not need to be removed but please no metals, three-ring binders, batteries or plastics.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal - Don't put that leftover paint or household cleaner in the trash! We'll properly dispose of these items for you. No more than 5 gallons of liquids or 75 pounds of dry chemical can be accepted at this event. Waste should be in original container with labeling intact.  View a list of accepted itemsProvided by Virginia Beach Public Works Department

Metals Recycling  - Did you know we can recycle the metal from your old power tools or even a vacuum cleaner? View a list of accepted items. Provided by Virginia Beach Public Works Department​

Light Fixture & Ceiling Fan Recycling

Hand Tool & Power Tool Recycling

Hardware & Lumber Recycling - screws, nuts, bolts and brackets; lumber must be 5’ piece minimum, no nails or screws, no water damage or warping​

​Live Entertainment​

Futuros | 11 am - 1:15 pm (break from 12 - 12:15 pm)
​Nick &​ Zack Beverly | 1:30 - 2:15 pm
Shadowjack | 2:30 - 4 pm (break from 3:15 - 3:30 pm)​

Green Market 

Support local businesses! Shop among small, green, local and fair trade vendors.

Zen Zone | 11 am - 4 pm

Get centered with wellness activities provided by Wells Therapeutics.​

​Recycling Dumpster Painting

Make your mark! Paint with The Governor's School for the Arts students and raise awareness about conservation. 

Children's Activities

​Children's crafts will be provided by the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast. ​​​

Food Trucks​

Delicious festival foods will be available for purchase. ​


Earth Day Celebration is sponsored by Entercom Communications and Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union

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