Earth Week Challenge

Group poses with litter collected during Earth Day Cleanup

Citizens for Sustainability hosts annual Earth Week events in St. Anthony Village. Celebrate Earth Week 2023 (April 15 – April 23) by cleaning up your neighborhood or workplace and Earth Day (April 22) by cleaning up our city parks.

Neighborhood Cleanups: April 15 – April 23

Pick up trash in your neighborhood or near your workplace. If possible, note the weight of the material you collected, take a photo, and share it with us on Facebook, Twitter, or email

  • Protect yourself with gloves or use grabbers. Do not touch needles or other sharp objects. Contact the city directly if there is anything dangerous or too heavy to pick up.
  • If working along roads, wear bright colors
  • Stay off of private property
  • Dispose of trash in your own waste bins or in public bins only

St. Anthony Parks Cleanups: Saturday,
April 22, 10am-noon

Everyone is welcome – no reservations or experience required. Trash bags will be provided. We will be there rain or shine! Please bring gloves and dress appropriately.

  • Gardening & trash pickup: Salo and Trillium Parks
  • Trash pickup: Silver Point*, Central, and Emerald Parks
  • * a more family-friendly location

Other Opportunities

  • Ready for an extra challenge? Adopt-a-Drain, cleanup your storm drain, and report your cleanup efforts online.
  • Going on extra walks lately? Take a bag with you!


  • Keep St. Anthony clean
  • Prevent springtime flooding from clogged storm drains

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