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Donate to Help Improve Fairfield Improve Recycling!

The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force and the Solid Waste and Recycling Commission have developed a simple flyer which will go into over 25,000 tax bills that will help educate Fairfield Residents about how to recycle correctly.

We need YOUR help to raise the funds to print and insert this flyer into the tax bills. We need a total of $3897.00 and your donations will help us get there.

Poetry for the Earth

Poetry and Nature have walked hand in hand in celebrating the beauty of our planet since ancient times. April being National Poetry month, and also Earth Month, we bring you a bit of beauty to enjoy from three of our favorite poets laureate.

Digging Deep

The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation renews community through digging in and restoring the earth.

Its a Rap!

With the onset of Spring, some of his students from Fairfield and Weston couldn’t wait to get out into Nature and give Fairfield’s Earth Day a shout out in this cool poem.

Disposable Mask and PPE Clean-Up

Join the Sustainable Fairfield Students, FairPLAN, and Mill River Wetland Committee to help clean up disposable masks and PPE from locations around Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield.

CT is Banking on Green Action

Join the “Earth Day conversation with the Green Bank” webinar to hear a special address from White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy highlighting the federal action on climate.

Legislator Forum: Earth Day 2021

Join us for a conversation with our local legislators from Fairfield as we hold a discussion on how the Town of Fairfield and state of Connecticut can work with citizens to create a more sustainable place.

Shop, Stroll, and Love Local This Spring

Coinciding this year with Earth Day, participating shops in downtown Fairfield will be open 10 am to 9 pm, offering patrons an opportunity to browse, shop and truly Love Local with a variety of spring celebratory promotions. The first 100 shoppers to visit the Experience Fairfield tent on Sherman Green after 5 pm will receive a complimentary shopping bag with goodies inside. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place, with masks and social distancing required.

Earth Music Concert

Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune in to the SFTF’s YouTube channel to watch the concert LIVE.

Climate Health = Your Health

Dr. Laura Bozzi, Director of Programs for the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, along with Ruth Canovi, Director of Advocacy in CT for the American Lung Association, and Lisa Deeds, a paramedic with American Medical Response, join us in a discussion of the impacts of climate change on our health , and how they can be addressed.

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