Earth Days 2022 Events

From Wednesday, April 13 to Saturday, April 23, the City of Mississauga is hosting a series of Earth Days events. These environmentally-focused events will educate residents on sustainable actions they can take to protect the environment while helping to make Mississauga more climate change resilient. Earth Days 2022 programming encourages residents to develop a greater understanding of low-carbon and environmentally-friendly practices.

Earth Days 2022 events happening around Mississauga:

Open Museum Virtual Event
Learn how to start your own vegetable garden and join a local artist to draw your own Earth Day inspired picture.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Free: Register

Growing a Seed Saving Garden Virtual Event
Learn how to space your garden plants apart for good seed-saving isolation, choose an assortment of varieties that will lend themselves to easy seed saving, and plan how many plants to grow for food and how many for harvesting seeds.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
7 – 8 p.m.
Free: Register

Author Talk: Tara McKenna
Tara McKenna author of DON’T BE TRASHY: A Practical Guide to Living with Less Waste and More Joy, is passionate about sustainability and created The Zero Waste Collective. She will share simple strategies to live more sustainably and dramatically reduce the waste we produce.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
7 – 8 p.m.
Free: Register

Movie Discussion Club
Join a conversation about the documentary film Modified: A food lover’s journey into GMOs.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
7 – 8 p.m.
Free (Ages 18+): Register

Electric Vehicle Charges Debut
Drop by and check out the City’s new public electric vehicle chargers located in the Water Street parking lot in Streetsville. City staff will be available to talk about electric vehicles and what the City is doing to reduce City fleet emissions and support electric vehicles in the community.
Friday, April 22, 2022
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Free

Sketch Night
Join us and celebrate Earth days with a sketch night. Learn how to sketch the nature around you and hear some fun facts! Join in with your friends and family virtually and spend the evening having fun and learning new techniques.
Friday, April 22, 2022
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Free: Register

One Million Trees Tree Planting Events
Enjoy an exciting morning of tree planting and improving our natural areas in select parks around Mississauga.
Saturday, April 23, 2022
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free: Register

20-minute Makeover Sign-ups
Organize a group of individuals to clean up a park or roadway in your community.
Saturday, May 1 – Thursday, June 30, 2022
Free: Register and receive a litter clean-up kit by mail while supplies last

Can’t make an Earth Days 2022 event? Residents are encouraged to continue getting involved and help green Mississauga. Environmental actions residents can take at home include:

  • Eating a more plant-based diet or meat substitute
  • Starting the conversation about climate change with friends and family
  • Driving less or consider using an electric vehicle
  • Walking, cycling or taking transit
  • Planting trees
  • Growing or sourcing local food
  • Planting a rain garden
  • Hanging clothes to dry
  • Conserving more and wasting less
  • Replacing light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs
  • Clearing storm drains of blockages

Earth Days 2022 furthers the actions set out in the City’s Climate Change Action Plan by educating residents about climate change action. The plan includes 21 key actions to be implemented by 2030, including meaningful engagement opportunities for residents.

For more information on Earth Days 2022 visit: mississauga.ca/earth-days.

Learn more about the City’s Climate Change Action Plan to find out what the City is doing to tackle climate change.

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