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Earth Month Events

April is Earth Month-Celebrate with Us!

There are many events happening during Earth Month! Whether you want to learn at a virtual workshop or want to give back through stewardship work, there is sure to be an event for you!  Please check out the calendar below for a list of Earth Month events happening in Tacoma. New events are always being added so check back frequently.

 

Looking for events in the broader South Sound region? Check out Earth Day South Sound for more events!

 

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This year for Tacoma Earth Month, we will be exploring weekly themes with our EnviroHouse Workshops, social media and web content, and Tacoma Earth Month 2021 GooseChase challenges!

 

Join the Tacoma Earth Month Challenge

Learn, explore, and earn points to win some Tacoma Sustainability swag by joining the Tacoma Earth Month 2021 Challenge! Compete with friends and family in Earth Month sustainability missions at home and around your neighborhood from April 5th to May 1st. 

 

Here's how to join:

  1. Download the GooseChase App to your smartphone.GooseChase App icon
  2. Search for "Tacoma Earth Month 2021" in GooseChase.
  3. Sign-up or join a team with friends and wait for the missions to launch April 5th at 12pm!

No smartphone? No worries! You can view the list of Tacoma Earth Month missions here. Send an email to sustainability@cityoftacoma.org at the end of the Earth Month with photos and descriptions of the missions you completed to earn your points.

 


Tacoma Earth Month Weekly Themes

We'll kick-off Earth Month 2021 on April 5 with a week of conservations on sustainable food, growing your own food, and keeping soil healthy for a healthy planet. Week two, starting April 11, will be all about waste prevention and how to keep trash out of the landfill and Puget Sound. Week three, starting April 18, will be Sustainable Fashion week where we'll learn about local designers and what you can do to reduce fashion waste as well as social and environmental impacts of the fast fashion industry. The last week of Earth Month, starting April 25, will be about sustainable communities - things we can all contribute to for a better Tacoma.

 Tacoma Earth Month 2021 themes

 


Earth Month Resources

Week 1 - Sustainable Food:

Week 2 - Waste Prevention: 

Week 3 - Sustainable Fashion:

Week 4 - Sustainable Communities:


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