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Celebrate Earth Month in Brampton!


Register for a Parks Cleanup, the City’s first Earth Day Environmental Celebration and a tree planting.
 
​BRAMPTON, ON (April 1, 2022) – As a Green City, Brampton continues to make strides in sustainability efforts and reducing its impact on the environment. This April, celebrate Earth Month by taking part in the City's community environmental initiatives.

Parks Cleanup – April 1
Brampton’s Parks Cleanup is underway for 2022. Residents can volunteer to lead a cleanup at a park of their choosing from April 1 to November 1. The City will also host organized cleanup events in May, featuring an event in each ward pairing and a free community barbecue. Learn more and register your cleanup for free supplies at www.brampton.ca/cleanup.
 
Environmental Celebration and Grow Green Awards Ceremony – April 23
Join the City of Brampton’s first Environmental Celebration andGrow Green Awards! On Saturday, April 23 from 10 am to 2 pm at Norton Place Park, the City will host family-friendly activities and present the new Grow Green Awards to environmental leaders in the community. For details and to register for the event, click here.

Tree Planting – April 24
In partnership with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the City will host a free tree planting event on Sunday, April 24 from 10 am to 12 pm at Gore Meadows Community Centre. Registration is required. For details and to register, visit www.brampton.ca/parks.  

Quotes
“Brampton is a Green City and a leader in sustainability and climate change efforts. Be a part of the change – join a parks cleanup, plant a tree and attend our first Earth Day Environmental Celebration and Grow Green Awards Ceremony this month.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“Brampton’s environmental initiatives contribute to reducing our carbon footprint and supporting our journey to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated in our city by 80 per cent by 2050. I encourage everyone to help keep our city clean and green by participating in initiatives this month and year-round.”
- Paul Vicente, Chair, Public Works and Engineering; Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5, City of Brampton

“We are on a mission for a greener city, as outlined in the Community Energy and Emissions Reduction Plan (CEERP) and Term of Council Priorities. This month, I challenge residents to do something for the environment. Residents can help clean up our parks, plant a tree, attend the Earth Day celebration, or complete other green initiatives of their choosing.”
- Doug Whillans, City Councillor Wards 2 & 6; Member, Environment Advisory Committee; Member, CEERP Community Task Force, City of Brampton

“The City of Brampton is dedicated to meeting its climate change goals, improving sustainability and enhancing environmental standards in our community. Participate in environmental initiatives this April, and visit Brampton.ca to learn more.”
- Paul Morrison, Interim CAO, City of Brampton
 
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