Earth Day 2024 Community Clean-Up: Monday, April 22

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - On Monday, April 22, celebrate Earth Day with the City of Niagara Falls and the Environmental Action Committee (EAC) by participating in a Community Clean-Up. The event will begin at MacBain Community Centre (7150 Montrose Road) from 3 pm until 7 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to join after school or work to collect debris from parks, trails, and boulevards to clean up problematic areas in the city.

This is an excellent opportunity for students to acquire community service hours! Interested volunteers can register for the event online by visiting The appropriate personal protective equipment and essential supplies to conduct the clean-up will be provided.

Additional Clean-Up Volunteer Opportunities

Cemetery Services Clean-Up Day
Residents who cannot attend the Earth Day Clean-Up or who want to participate in an additional clean-up event can volunteer on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 9 am to 12 pm, starting from Fairview Cemetery (4501 Stanley Avenue) and continuing to Lundy's Lane Cemetery (7489 Lundy's Lane). To pre-register for this event, please email Mark Richardson, Manager of Cemetery Services, at [email protected] or call Cemetery Services at 905-356-7521 ext. 5224.

Daily Community Clean-Up Program
This program enables volunteers to pick up litter from municipally governed property and choose when and where to dedicate time. Volunteers must register online at least 72 hours before beginning a clean-up. To register, please visit the program webpage at

More Up-Coming Environmental Events

Preakness Park Tree Planting
Environmental Action Committee (EAC) is hosting a tree-planting event on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, to celebrate Ontario's Arbor Week. Beginning at 9:45 am, volunteers will plant 35 native trees within Preakness Park in Niagara Falls. Volunteers from the EAC, staff, and students from Westlane Secondary School will take part in planting the trees. There are additional (limited) volunteer opportunities for residents to participate. Please contact Jeff Guarasci for further details by email at [email protected] or call 905-356-7521 ext.3341.

Mother Earth Day
The annual PenFinancial Credit Union Mother Earth Day event will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Firemen's Park from 10 am to 3 pm. This event is coordinated by the City of Niagara Falls' Environmental Action Committee. Mother Earth Day is truly a celebration of the environment, showcasing an assortment of environmental demonstrations and free youth activities. Over 40 local vendors with an environmental component will also participate in the event. The City of Niagara Falls will be giving away 500 (1 to 2-gallon, potted-in size) native trees during the event on a first-come, first-served basis to Niagara Falls residents only starting at 10:00 am. The event is free to attend regardless of residency. For more information on the event, please visit

About Earth Day
Communities around the world celebrate Earth Day on April 22. First recognized in the United States in 1970, Earth Day has become the largest environmental movement in the world. To this day, municipalities across the globe take the initiative to develop awareness campaigns and community programs that drive positive action for our planet.

Since 1995, has been celebrating by organizing various awareness-raising activities on environmental issues. With its ability to mobilize local stakeholders, has continued to grow, developing numerous initiatives on April 22 and every day. The mission of is to help people and organizations reduce their environmental impact. #EarthDay #EarthDay2024

More on The Environmental Action Committee (EAC)
EAC is a volunteer committee appointed by the Niagara Falls City Council. Its mandate is to encourage environmental responsibility and city-wide beautification and promote active transportation usage and civic pride through community action. The committee advises the City Council on issues related to its mandate. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:
Jeff Guarasci
Community Development Coordinator
Recreation and Culture
P: 905-356-7521 ext. 3341
C: 905-380-8263
[email protected]

Posted on: 4/15/2024 9:45 AM - Category: Media Releases