Celebrate Earth Week in Summerland! April 23 to April 28
Join the District as we celebrate 10 years of Earth Week activities in Summerland and our 13th annual Earth Day tree planting event. Celebrations are ongoing throughout the week, and include:
April 23, 8:30am-4pm: E-Bill Signup Blitz. Reduce your paper use, plant a tree, and get entered for prizes all at once! Staff will be on hand at Municipal Hall to help residents sign up for electronic billing for utilities.
April 24, 8:00am-4pm: One-Day Recycling Depot. Our one-day downtown recycling depot is back! Bring your glass, styrofoam, plastic bags & overwrap, other flexible plastic packaging, electronics, and power tools to Municipal Hall.
April 25, 12-4pm: E-Day Event. Curious about electric-powered chainsaws? Want to try an E-Bike? See an electric vehicle? This is the event for you! Come check out the latest in electrically-powered equipment and transportation options.
April 26, 8:30am-3pm: Taking Action in our Community Film Series. Join students from Summerland Secondary School as they host a series of short films about what we can do locally to protect our environment. Films will be followed by a short discussion.
April 27, 10am-3pm: Community Event Series. Local community groups are organizing a variety of events including the “Stash Bash”, “5 Easy Steps to Composting”, and “Planting Without Plastic”.
April 28, 10am-12pm: Earth Day Celebration. Come to this FREE family celebration to create a dryland, natural habitat surrounding the Waste Water Treatment Plant. There will be planting of native trees and shrubs, and tours of the Plant facility.
Visit www.summerland.ca/earthweek or call 250-404-4068 for more information about these and all of the other exciting 2019 Earth Week events!