Celebrate Earth Day
Blue Water Baltimore is honoring Earth Day all week long with an array of activities focusing on green practices. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved and provide a direct environmental impact in Baltimore.
Go Green for Earth Day
Tuesday, April 21
Sustainability Annual Town Hall from 6 pm to 8 pm
Join us and other city representatives to learn how we can help cleanup Baltimore. Resources and guidelines on how you can build a cleaner Baltimore will be provided.
Thursday, April 23
Volunteer for Native Plants from 10 am to 4 pm
Tend to native plants and help prepare for upcoming plant sales with Blue Water Baltimore staff at Herring Run Nursery.
Harris Creek Meet and Green from 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Come out and learn about environmental projects in Baltimore. Environment leaders from neighborhoods in East Baltimore will present project ideas like tree plantings and rain barrels to potential partners.
Saturday, April 25
Fells Point Cleanup at 8 am followed by Yoga at 9 am
Volunteer for an hour long cleanup in Fells Point to celebrate Earth Day and receive a free yoga class out on the pier.
Join Blue Water Baltimore for a volunteer tree planting! Planting trees is good for the water, good for the air, and good for the soul.
Sunday, April 26
Plant a tree in your yard to celebrate Earth Day. Pick up your very own free 1-2 gallon tree at the Herring Run Nursery, where you can also purchase native plants.
Faith-based communities are invited to join us for a free forum to learn how to make a difference towards decreasing stormwater runoff.
Make a Positive Change All Year Long
There are lots of easy and fun ways to celebrate Earth Day that can make a difference all year long. Everything you do to help the planet counts, whether you walk to school or help to clean up litter from your neighborhood park! Here are five more ways to commemorate Earth Day and become an environmental steward for months to come.
Learn what you can and can’t recycle, and start separating out those cans and bottles!
Use Reusable Water Bottles
Bottled water consumes huge amounts of fossil fuels to produce and transport, and most of those recyclable water bottles end up in landfills. Get yourself a refillable and permanent water bottle to carry with you.
Taking cars off the road is one of the best ways to combat climate change. Find people in your area with whom to share morning and afternoon commutes.
Buy Local Food
Locally grown food is easier on the environment. You’re also supporting local farmers, and they’ll thank you for it!
Bills come in many forms. Many bill-paying services offer an option to pay online.