Green Living Days - Town of Ajax

Ajax Green Living Days (April 18 - 22 2018)

Ajax Green Living days falls on the week of Earth Day which is celebrated each year on April 22.

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, with Earth Day Canada first being celebrated in 1980. Since, earth enhancing events now take place across the globe through the Earth Day Network.

The Town of Ajax, lead sponsor Verdian Connections and a number of partners make a weeklong celebration of Earth Day, known as Ajax Green Living Days. This week is celebrated with a number of FREE family friendly and environmentally focused events that help inspire you to enhance and protect our planet all year round. 


Wednesday, April 18

School Tree Planting Event

Clements Greenbelt (Harwood Ave-Clements Rd.)
9:30a.m. -11:30 a.m. & 12:30 -2:30p.m.

Schools from across Ajax are invited to come out and plant trees. Experts will be on hand to demonstrate how to plant trees, and all the equipment and snacks. Space is limited and you can register by emailing

Friday, April 20

Mayor’s 20 Minute Makeover

Townwide event 2 - 3p.m.

Take part in spring litter cleanup up. For registered participants we will provide bags, gloves and garbage collection. Plus groups receive a certificate of appreciation for their efforts. Please note that cleanup kits will need to be collected from the Ajax Operations Centre (800 Salem Rd North).  Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 18.

Register for 20 Minute Makeover

Saturday, April 21

Community Tree Planting Event

Ajax Waterfront - Lakeview Driveway W. & Bartlett Dr.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Celebrate Earth day and help us plant 2,000 trees with our partners Forests Ontario. The event is rain or shine and all equipment is supplied. The event is to count towards volunteer hours for high school students.

Register for the Community Tree Planting  

Sunday, April 22

Pollinator Garden Maintenance Session (EARTH DAY)

St. Andrews Park - 46 Exeter Rd.
10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Help preserve our pollinators during this spring maintenance session of the Ajax Meadow. Tasks include mulching, weeding and planting of wildflowers. High school students will receive volunteer hours for their support.

Register for Pollinator Garden Maintenance Session

For more information please contact:
Ajax Operations & Environmental Services
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