Happy Earth Day, Texans! Texas is a beautiful state that we are lucky to call ‘home’. In order to protect our wonderful home, we need to make sure it is clean & taken care of.

Below are ways that Texans can do their part to help keep our home clean, both on Earth Day AND all year long.


Earth Day Celebrations

Earth Day Texas – Dallas

When: April 22-24, 2022

Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Time: 10 am – 6 pm

Description: “The mother of all eco expos is held on three days and attracts thousands of visitors to Fair Park. Hundreds of exhibitors will be on hand, including environmental non-profits, businesses, academic institutions and government agencies aiming to raise the environmental consciousness of North Texans. There is also a full schedule of speakers, demonstrations and films at this free fest founded by Dallas philanthropist Trammell S. Crow.”

Website: https://earthx.org/activities/


Plant A Seed For Earth Day – Fort Worth

When: April 22, 2022

Where: Fort Worth Public Library

Time: 4 pm – 5 pm

Description: “At your library, you have a fun space for creativity and development. Bring and friend and learn how to care for it and see how a plant grows. As a destination for discovery, your Fort Worth Public Library is a location for learners of any age. This is a free event!” (Perfect for families!)

Website: https://newsroom.heb.com/event/plant-a-seed-for-earth-day-fort-worth-public-library/


Earth Day at Woodlawn Lake Park – San Antonio

When: April 23, 2022

Where: 1103 Cincinnati Ave. (Woodlawn Lake Park)

Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Description: “Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with San Antonio Parks and Recreation! This fun-filled event will feature over 50 environmental organizations, hands on family activities, free tree adoptions, engaging dance and musical performances, and lots more! Connect with representatives from local organizations whose work focuses on conservation, take a free Fitness in the Park class, and enjoy a healthy treat from one of our food vendors.”

Website: https://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/News-Events/Earth-Day


Earth Day ATX 2022 – Austin

When: April 23, 2022

Where: Huston-Tillotson University

Time: 12 pm – 6 pm

Description: “Earth Day Austin is the largest sustainability event in Central Texas. On April 23, 2022, thousands from the Austin Area and beyond will come to learn about conservation and sustainable solutions, celebrate our love for the environment, and get connected to the best and most innovative green businesses and organizations. Your business or organization should be right in the center of it. With family and friends, attendees explore rich, in-depth programming, exciting new activities and engaging exhibitions that allow them to discover new connections to the environment and environmental issues. Inspired by their experiences and interactions, participants are empowered to make new sustainable choices that enhance their lives while helping the planet.”

Website: https://earthdayaustin.com/for-exhibitors-2-2/




Earth Day, Every Day!

Groundwork Dallas – Dallas

When: Every Saturday

Where: Event locations changing constantly. Click here for location.

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Description: Join Groundwork Dallas every Saturday to help protect and clean Dallas!

Website: https://greensourcedfw.org/events/groundwork-dallas-parks-cleanup-volunteer-opportunity-dallas-every-saturday


Organize A Litter Cleanup – Fort Worth

When: Can be whichever date you choose

Where: Can be whichever location you choose

Time: Can be whichever time you choose

Description: “Keep Fort Worth Beautiful supports volunteers by providing them with trash bags and gloves, which helps in their efforts to clean litter and have a positive impact on their community. KFWB typically provides the following supplies for a standard two-hour cleanup:

  • One bag per adult volunteer
  • One bag per two youth volunteers
  • Gloves for all volunteers
  • Equipment to help any volunteers who are elderly or who have disabilities (available upon request)”

Website: Create your littler cleanup here: https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/departments/code-compliance/kfwb/initiatives/litter


San Antonio River Authority – San Antonio

When: Can be whichever date you choose

Where: Can be whichever location you choose

Time: Can be whichever time you choose

Description: “Every year, the San Antonio River Authority, City of San Antonio, Bexar County, other governmental agencies, and volunteers pull tons of trash out of area creeks and rivers. A piece of trash you see on the sidewalk in your neighborhood or on the ground at an area park will likely end up in a local waterway. You can help make a difference. Don’t let litter trash your river!”

Website: https://www.sariverauthority.org/trash-initiative/volunteer-toolkit


Keep Austin Beautiful – Austin

When: The 2nd Saturday of every month

Where: Event locations changing constantly

Time: Event times changing constantly

Description: “We inspire and educate all Austinites to volunteer together, beautify green spaces, clean waterways, and reduce waste every day. Keep Austin Beautiful empowers people to care for the environment by providing community resources, education, and volunteer opportunities.”

Website: Must register here per event: https://keepaustinbeautiful.org/volunteer-opportunities/