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Earth Day 2017

The Town's 2017 Earth Day Event will occur on Saturday, April 22nd, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Town Civic Center on Ashfield Road and Dinkelspiel Station Lane. All are welcome to this fun-filled and educational event. 

The event will occur in conjunction with Recology's E-Scrap, Shred, and Compost Day, in which residents can dispose of e-waste, shred important documents, and take fresh compost home for use in their gardens. 

Event Highlights:

Outdoor Yoga – 10:30 am

Sustainable Gardening Speaker – 11:00 am


Please join us for our 2017 Atherton Earth Day celebration starting at 10 A.M. and ending at 1 P.M. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Town Center (Ashfield Road and Dinkelspiel Station Lane). The Town’s Environmental Programs Committee, Recology and the Atherton Library are teaming up to bring you: free garden mulch, e-waste safe recycling, secure shredding, eco-friendly 3-D printing, the San Mateo County Bookmobile, earth friendly planting, family friendly experiments, our ever popular Student Challenge, and much more. All local high school students are welcome to give presentations on environmental issues, and can sign up to participate by completing the application form found below. The Student Challenge is juried with prizes and awards for participants.

We are excited to have the Pure Juice Organics juice truck provide fresh pressed juice and Acai bowls. Admission is free.  Bring your family and your curiosity.  

Please contact Dori Ganetsos, Sustainability Coordinator, at (650) 752-0544 or for more information about this upcoming event! 

Earth Day 2017 Student Challenge:

All local high school students are welcome to participate in the Earth Day Student Challenge. Please find the application form, a description, and a time table below:

Student Challenge Description  
Student Challenge Application Form
Student Challenge Time Table

Earth Action Fair and Student Challenge - 2016:

Highlights from the 2016 Student Challenge:

Student Challenge Projects Video
Student Challenge Winners