A Guide to St. Pete's Earth Week 2023

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A Guide to St. Pete's Earth Week 2023

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 17

Earth Week 2023 Series: Pinellas Solid Waste Tour
This event has reached capacity.

Earth Week 2023 Series: Crafternoon-Peat Pot Craft
Join us for crafty creations!
4 p.m.-5 p.m. at Child's Park Community Library

Tuesday, April 18

Earth Week 2023 Series: Electric Vehicle Demo with SACE
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy will give a demo and test drive of electric vehicles.
10 a.m. at the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve parking lot

Earth Week 2023 Series: Rainwater Guardian Workshop
Become a Rainwater Guardian with these helpful tips!
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. via pre-registration

Wednesday, April 19

Earth Week 2023 Series: Pinellas Solid Waste Tour
A family-friendly tour of the Pinellas County’s integrated solid waste management system.
12:45 p.m. at 2940 110th Ave. N
Please pre-register for this tour here.

Earth Week 2023 Series: Mirror Lake Community Library Event
Learn about air plants and composting!
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Mirror Lake Community Library

thursday, April 20

Earth Week 2023 Series: Boyd Hill Tree Inventory
Meet us at the Environmental Education Center!
9 a.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Reserve
Please pre-register for this event 

Earth Week 2023 Series: Wall-E at Movies in the Park
Enjoy movie night with a Disney classic for the whole family!
6 p.m. at North Straub Park

Friday, April 21

Earth Week 2023 Series: Recycling Facility Tour
This event has reached capacity.

Saturday, April 22

Earth Week 2023 Series: Earth Day Cleanup
Join Keep Pinellas Beautiful and City of St. Petersburg for a cleanup at Tangerine Plaza!
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Tangerine Plaza
Reserve your spot here.

Earth Week 2023 Series: Water Treatment Facility Open House
Learn about how your water flows through St. Pete!
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Northeast Water reclamation Facility

Earth Week 2023 Series: Pollinator Pathways
Explore and learn about Florida’s wildflowers, birds, bees, and butterflies.
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Earth Week 2023 Series: Water Quality Surveying
Learn about water quality, conservation, and other surveying techniques at the preserve.
10 a.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Earth Week 2023 Series: Earth Day Story Time & Peat Pot Craft
Join us for story time and crafty creations!
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. at West Community Library

Earth Week 2023 Series: DIY Native-Plant Garden
Come make your own container garden!
1 p.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Earth Week 2023 Series: Brick Street Farms Garden Tour
Take a tour of Brick Street Farms' sustainable hydroponic gardens. 
2 p.m. at Brick Street Farms

If you have any questions, please contact: sustainability@stpete.org

More Events

For a list of Earth Week events with neighboring cities, click here.

Getting There

Did you know that taking public transit is one of the most sustainable things you can do? This Earth Week, we want to highlight things you can do to lower emissions that contribute to environmental crisis. Taking public transit guarantees one less car on the road and fewer emissions overall! Find local public transit at www.psta.net

St. Petersburg’s Composting Program Returns

The City’s free residential compost bin program will relaunch on Earth Day, April 22, 2023. with resources to help participants be more successful in their composting. Find more information and how to obtain a free compost bin at www.stpete.org/composting.

Sustainability in St. Pete

As a part of our commitment to city development and progression, the City of St. Petersburg works diligently to be environmentally friendly every day. With programs such as Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF), we are able to lower resident’s utility bills and improve the quality of life. We also put a lot of care into making sure our city is green! St. Petersburg has won the Tree City USA award for 36 consecutive years, celebrating our commitment to environmental protection. This commitment is reflected through numerous of other programs initiated city wide, including our Healthy St. Pete team. Other major focuses in the city to protect our environment are development in urban agriculture, water conservation, and waste reduction. To learn more about the sustainability programs of St. Petersburg and how you can help, visit stpete.org/sustainability.