Green Events

In recognition of Earth Day (April 22nd), the City will be hosting an Earth Day celebration at Spirit Square! Join us on April 22 between 10am and 2pm. Get some free compost, learn about electric cars, see a display of the life cycle of your food waste, meet Dilly the Clown and enjoy free refreshments! Find more details about the Earth Day event.

National Pitch-In Week is scheduled for April 21 to 27, 2013.   

VACC's Bike to Work Week in Metro Vancouver is scheduled for May 27 to May 31, 2013 in the spring and October 28 to November 1 in the fall. Pitt Meadows offers alot of biking lanes and trails to assist you in getting to your destination. Click here to view biking trails.

Clean Air Day is June 6th this year! What are you doing to celebrate?

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup - Our city is surrounded by waterways on three sides so take extra pride in participating in this initiative each September. Join us along the Fraser River shoreline which runs adjacent to the Harris Landing and Shoreline Park trail. Each year, our volunteers collect over 300 pounds of recyclables and garbage! To participate, email greenteam@pittmeadows.bc.ca

Waste Reduction Week - This is a national event that happens annually each October. Please visit the Recycling Council of BC for local information.

South Bonson Community Building Did you know that this community facility is a LEED certified building? Click here to view photos of the building and here for pictures of the grand opening.

March 23, 2013 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm was Earth Hour. All households and businesses are encouraged to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about climate change. In 2012, Pitt Meadows was the third lowest in the Lower Mainland with a drop in electrical consumption of 2.4%. Congratulations to all who participated to make this happen! The community held a parade with 32 participants spreading the word about Earth Hour. Thanks to all that participated, our volunteers and Rob Dramer and Lillian Ireland for your inspiration! Watch the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni8CEW4xcJs. In 2011, Pitt Meadows was announced as the leader in hydro reduction with a 5.7% reduction.