2023 Events– Get Involved!
Litter clean ups, invasive plant removals, tree plantings, and similar events are hosted throughout the year. The links below will take you to event calendars with upcoming activities:
San Bruno Mountain Watch Event Calendar— look for invasive plant removal on 4/22/23 off Rock Wren Lane in Brisbane
City of South San Francisco City Calendar— look for litter cleanup on 4/22/23 on Utah Avenue
City of South San Francisco Parks & Recreation Calendar— look for the litter cleanup on 4/22/23 in Sunshine/Willow Gardens, and the planting event on 4/29/23 at Sister Cities Park
City of Millbrae Event Calendar— look for the planting and litter cleanup on 4/29/23
flowstobay (San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program) Event Calendar— look for habitat restoration on Sign Hill (multiple upcoming dates)
California State Parks Foundation Workday Calendar— look for a variety of events throughout California
Will You Help Make Earth Day Every Day?
Start by furthering your understanding of problems caused by waste, litter, and pollution. The knowledge you gain will help you to select, practice and share more earth-friendly behaviors.
Below are several links to informative video clips. They are best watched with a family member, friend or larger group. After each video, discuss what each viewer thinks is the most important takeaway and why.
If any questions come up, or if anyone has a comment, idea or resource to share, please email us at email@example.com. We’ll respond and might also share on our Facebook or Instagram feeds.
How Plastic Has Changed the World
60 Minutes—Wisdom the Albatross
Buzz-Feed—I Want You to Stop Recycling
The Story of Stuff—Story of Solutions (You may also want to watch other Story of Stuff videos!)
NRDC— The Extraordinary Life & Times of a Strawberry
The Majestic Life of a Plastic Bag
And, if you live in our service area and have a “split” recycling cart, don’t miss this video!
For Younger Children
Grab some crayons, watercolors, or colored pens/pencils and have fun with our:
Ozzy the Organics Cart Word Search and Coloring Activity
Visit the San Mateo County Office of Education’s site.
Sign up for Acterra’s You(th) Be The Change Program. [Designed for middle school students.]
Participate in TEDEd’s Earth School. It includes a whole month of daily adventures that will help you understand and celebrate our natural world, while learning about how dependent we are on our planet.
Review the websites linked to our Resources page.
Check out our Facebook page!