Oakland County Earth Day Events

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Environmental sustainability is a top priority in Oakland County. Earth Day should not just be celebrated on April 22 — it should be an everyday fight for the climate.

Many Oakland County cities, villages, and townships are hosting Earth Day events to help ensure a safe, healthy and clean environment. Use our list below to observe Earth Day and participate in an event near you, then continue to protect and preserve our environment each and every day. Last updated 4/8/22

Farmington Hills

April 22: Earth Day Celebration


April 23: Walking Lightly Earth Day Celebration


April 22: Volunteer Day: Garlic Mustard Pulling at Kensington Metropark


April 18-23: First Annual City-wide Community Clean Up

April 22: Earth Day Celebration and clean up kickoff

April 23: Spring Cleaning – Neighborhood and public park clean up

April 23, April 30, and May 7: Dumpster and recycle bins available in your neighborhood


April 20: Earth Day Movie Celebration

Rochester Hills

April 10: Climate Change Round Table at Rochester Hills Public Library

April 24: Earth Day Celebration

Royal Oak

April 22: Detroit Zoo – Virtual Earth Day Celebration

April 23: Oakland County Earth Day March and Rally

April 23: Green Day at the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center

South Lyon

April 24: 18th Annual South Lyon Creak Clean-Up and Earth Day Celebration


April 23: Earth Day Celebration at Stage Nature Center


April 20: Free Document Shredding at Oakland County Farmers Market for Oakland County residents

April 23: Annual Earth Day Township Cleanup Event

April 23: Earth Day Shredding

West Bloomfield

April 19: Earth Day Celebration


April 23: Rouge Rescue Earth Day Cleanup at Fort St. Bridge Park

April 23: Dequindre Cut Spring Cleanup

April 21-24: Detroit River Coalition hosts community exhibition celebrating Earth Day

Do you know of any other Earth Day events taking place in or near Oakland County? Let us know about them; contact us at socialmedia@oakgov.com.

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One thought on “Oakland County Earth Day Events

  1. Can someone advise me as to when a “No-Haz” event will take place again in Rochester Hills at the Oakland University site?

    What alternatives exist now, and how would I access (as a resident of Rochester Hills)?

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