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Budget Dumpster Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day 2018

Advocating for Cleaner Land, Air and Water

Each year on April 22, organizations, communities and individuals come together to celebrate Earth Day to increase awareness of environmental issues. What started in 1970 as a protest for a sustainable and healthy environment is now celebrated across the globe. Taking part in Earth Day is a way to demonstrate just how much you care about the future of the planet. Whether you plant a tree or clean up your neighborhood, it’s important to get involved and keep the momentum going all year long.

At Budget Dumpster, we support organizations nationwide with sustainable and environmentally focused missions. Check out some of the Earth Day events we were part of in 2018, then find ideas for making your own contributions to better the planet below.

Ways You Can Celebrate Earth Day

Organize a Community Event

Get your entire neighborhood involved in celebrating Earth Day by cleaning up and taking care of your local environment. From picking up litter on streets to cleaning up a local waterway, use these guides to help start an event near you.

 Guide to Planning a River Cleanup How to Organize a Community Cleanup

Adopt Planet-Friendly Habits

Embracing habits to reduce, reuse and recycle at home is easier than you think, and makes an impact not only on Earth Day but year-round.

Reuse and Recycle Plastic BottlesReuse & Recycle Plastic Bottles How to Save Energy at HomeHow to Save Energy at Home
Reduce Waste at Home10 Tips to Reduce Waste at Home Conserve Natural Resources at HomeConserve Natural Resources at Home
Reduce E-WasteThe Dangers of E-Waste Zero Waste OfficeCreating a Zero Waste Office

Local Organizations Making a Difference

Looking for organizations fighting the good fight? Check out our recent features and learn how you can support their missions.

Groundwork Denver Creates Healthier EnvironmentGroundwork Denver Creates Healthier Environment Keep Atlanta Beautiful Cleans Up CityKeep Atlanta Beautiful Cleaning Up the City
International Coastal Cleanup DayInternational Coastal Cleanup Day Wetland ConservationWetland Conservation Efforts in the U.S.
Collective Resource Feeding the SoilCollective Resource Feeding the Soil One Bucket at a Time   Food for Free Reduces Food WasteFood For Free: Bridging the Gap Between Waste and Want

Partnerships That Better the Environment

We're proud to have partnered with organizations who clean up, protect and maintain the environment.

Earth Day 2018 Community Partner Logos

Keep America Beautiful 
We partnered with six KAB chapters across the country to support their local cleanup efforts.

Charles River Watershed Association
The Charles River Watershed Association brings together 3,000 volunteers each year to celebrate Earth Day by picking up litter. We donated a dumpster in support of the 19th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup. 

Neponset River Watershed Association
The Neponset River Watershed Association organized their annual spring cleanup all throughout the watershed. We provided a dumpster to help remove the litter they found.

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
In 2018, Budget Dumpster supported Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper’s annual Spring Shoreline Sweep, the largest single-day shoreline cleanup in Western New York.

Save the Bay
We provided a dumpster for Save the Bay’s Earth Day Cleanup, an event that brought together volunteers to pick up shoreline trash, which poses a hazard to local wildlife.

Request a Dumpster Donation for Your Earth Day Event

If you are planning a community litter pick-up or cleaning up the coastline, Budget Dumpster can help. We continue to work with non-profits and community organizations working to better their neighborhood by providing an in-kind dumpster donation.