Earth Day 2020

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Saturday, April 25, 2020 • 10am - 2pm
Wetaskiwin Civic Centre • Arena 1 • 4519 - 50 Avenue

Come celebrate Earth Day with the City of Wetaskiwin and take part in all of the great family friendly activities.
Learn about sustainability and what you can do to help protect our Earth.


Spring Sale
Rain Barrels, Compost Bins, and Kitchen Bins will be for sale at the Earth Day Festival and at City Hall starting April 27th (while supplies last). Make sure to get yours!
Click here for Spring Sale poster

Eyeglasses & Hearing Aid Donations
The City of Wetaskiwin Earth Day Festival has joined the non-profit Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre (CLERC) to collect your old eyeglasses, sunglasses, and hearing aids for developing countries around the world! 

The CLERC will take in your glasses or hearing aids that are: broken, missing parts, prescription, non-prescription, sunglasses, and hearing aids.

Click here for CLERC poster


The City of Wetaskiwin will be collecting glasses & hearing aids at the below locations from February 5th - May 1st and at the Earth Day Festival event on Saturday, April 25


Drop Off Locations

Wednesday, February 5 - Friday, May 1
City Hall Norwood School
Manluk Centre Parkdale School
Library Sacred Hearth School
WRPS Office Millet School (Griffiths Scott)
Community Health Centre Pigeon Lake School

Saturday, April 25
Earth Day Festival • Civic Centre • Arena 1

Seedlings
Help us Stuff-a-Bus with your food bank donations and choose a FREE seedling!

Click here for Seedling poster


Green Business Competition (GBC)

Does your business take extra steps to be more sustainable?? If so, you'll have a chance to tell us about them! Nominated businesses will be voted on by the public to determine who deserves recognition for the year.
This year's winner will win: 

• FREE Business License Renewal for 2021

• Free table at the Earth Day Festival

• 1st Place Certificate

• Announcement in the local newspaper, Facebook, and on the City Website!

• Bragging rights for the year

Nominations begin March 2020.

Click here for GBC poster


For more information, please visit: www.wetaskiwin.ca/GBC


Up-Cycle Contest
Create a project using at least 75% upcycled or used materials to be voted on at the Earth Day Festival by people's choice. Make sure to register by April 17thThis year's winner will win:
 

• Bragging rights for the year
• A FREE rain barrel

• A $100 VISA gift

• A picture of their project posted on the City website & Facebook page!

Click here for Up-Cycle Contest Rules


For Up-Cycle Contest questions or to register please call 780-312-0501 or email sustainability@wetaskiwin.ca

Rebate Programs
Did you know the City of Wetaskiwin has 3 different rebate programs for both residential and non-residential properties?

• Low Flow Toilet Rebate - Residential single dwelling properties only

Low Flow Toilet Rebate Application

• Solar Panel Rebate - Residential & non-residential properties

Solar Panel Rebate Application

• Green Building Rebate - Residential & non-residential properties

Green Building Rebate Application

Take It or Leave It
The "Take It or Leave It" program is back for a 4th year! Bring your gently used items to leave for someone else to take and browse other peoples items to take for yourself, all free-of-charge.

Drop-off's begin at 9am on the south side of Arena 1. There will be absolutely NO PARKING in the drop-off zone, parking is provided on the north side of the building in the main parking lot.

Click here for Take It or Leave It poster

Contact Us
If you have any questions, please contact the Earth Day Committee by email at sustainability@wetaskiwin.ca