2021 Earth Day Every Day Schedule

Month-long schedule of Activities - Kick off is April 5th

Service Project will be Thursday, April 22nd. County Employees may use volunteer hours. For more information or to sign up, please contact Martha Johnson mjohnson@coconino.az.gov 

Week of April 5th - Climate Change





Padlet Links:        Climate Change                  Climate Change for Kids

Week of April 12th – Reducing Resource Consumption

AT HOME                              
     Water Conservation         Water Conservation         Water Conservation

Take the Pledge to save water!
      Reduce, Reuse, Recycle      Reduce, Reuse, Recycle     Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Participate in the City of Flagstaff’s Drop off Day, Dump the Drugs, and Shred-A-Thon event on Saturday, April 24th at the Flagstaff Police Department parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to drop off the following items: Aerosol cans, batteries, CFLs, Electronic waste (such as computers, printers, and televisions), expired or unwanted medications, vitamins, or supplements, Medical syringes, Fluorescent tubes, Sensitive documents for onsite shredding.
  • Watch this YouTube video on how to waste less food and shop smarter.

  • Put a stash of reusable bags and to-go containers in your car.

  • Watch one of Dapper Dre’s Plastic Free Adventures videos on the Azulita Project’s website.

  • Take the City of Flagstaff’s Recycling quiz and record your score. Take again and see if you improve! 

  • Reduce your paper usage by changing your printer settings on your work computer. Click here for instructions.

  • Commit to bringing your own coffee mug and reusable water bottle with you to work.

  • Do you have a recycling receptacle at your desk? If so, take a picture to show us what a great Sustainability Champion you already are! If not, find a box or container to use for collection at your desk and decorate or print off a “We Recycle” coloring page to help you remember.

Week of April 19th – Energy Efficiency, Conservation and EVs

At Home                            
For the Kids       
At Work

  • Click here for instructions on how to change your monitor sleep time.
  • Place a sticky note reminder on your laptop or Computer monitor at work to turn off when leaving your desk or especially, at the end of the day.

  • Check out these tips for Greening your Workplace

  • Watch the Electric Vehicle Lunch and Learn from last year’s Earth Day presented by Amanda Acheson from Coconino County Sustainability and Eslir Musta from County Public Works. 

Padlet Links:  Energy Efficiency, Conservation and EVs    Energy Efficiency, Conservation and EVs Kids

Week of April 26th - Firewise

At Home
For the Kids
At Work
  • Check out Coconino County’s Firewise webpage to learn more about Forest Restoration, how our Community can adapt to wildfire, and how to make your home more firewise.  
  • Check out this collection of Firewise ads from New Zealand starring a dumb squirrel named Boofhead.

  • RSVP to this Lunch and Learn webinar on forest restoration and fire adaptation in Coconino County. TBA

Padlet Links:     Firewise                                    Firewise Kids