Earth Month 2024 Events in Carlsbad

Earth Month 2024 Events in Carlsbad

Earth Month Celebration Event on April 6

April is Earth Month and Carlsbad will host a fun and environmentally-focused celebration on Saturday April 6. Did you know that April 22nd is the 54th Anniversary of the first Earth Day held in 1970?

The celebration takes place at Pine Avenue Community Park at 3209 Harding Street, from 9 am until 1 pm.

You can expect the following:

  1. Learn about smart food storage and food extending and reduce food waste.
  2. Take part in a clothing swap. You can bring gently used clothing such as t-shirts, jackets and jeans.
  3. Learn about gardening in small spaces, and growing vegetables and pickling them.
  4. Kids’ bike rodeo
  5. Make sustainable beeswax wraps and produce bags

Republic Services (the trash, recycling, compost vendor in Carlsbad) will also host a Compost and Mulch Giveaway in the Carlsbad Senior Center Parking Lot. Bags of organic mulch and compost will be available or bring your own container. This is a drive-through event.

You’ll also enjoy fun family activities, demonstrations, and live music!


April 13 from 10 am until 1 pm – Dove Library

First, a Fixit and Repair Event where you can learn repair tips and tricks on common items so they don’t end up in the landfill. Register Here.

There will also be an Electronic Waste Collection Event for old and broken electronics, hosted by Republic Services.

April 20 from 9 am until 12 noon

This Creek to Bay Clean-up is the 22nd annual event. Register to participate at a hosted location, or simply stay in your own neighborhood and pick up trash. Perhaps some neighbors will join you.

April 27 from 9 am until 1 pm

Shred and Recycle It! Event. You can bring up to 5 standard-size boxes (10” x 12” x 15”) of paper. This event is open to Carlsbad residents (proof of residence is required) and you must register in advance. The location will be provided once you register.

Donate, Don’t Waste Collection Event at La Costa Canyon High School at 1 Maverick Way from 9 am until 1 pm. They will accept housewares, small appliances (e.g., toasters), home décor, small furniture, sporting goods, electronic items, and gently used clothing, shoes, and accessories. No registration needed.