Anoka County Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day in Anoka County on Friday, April 22. 

 This will be the 52nd Earth Day celebrated. The first Earth Day was in 1970! There's many ways to reduce your carbon footprint but we're focusing on reducing air pollution. 

Did you know that both walking, biking, carpooling, and taking transit helps improve environment?

Here’s how - 

  • Biking and walking doesn’t pollute the air  - no need to fill up on gas when your biking or walking! 
  • Biking and walking doesn’t create carbon dioxide
  • Biking and walking reduces traffic congestion 
  • Biking and walking takes up less space and fewer roadways

Take the pledge to bike or walk next Friday, April 22 and you’ll receive a gift (including a plant)! Limit the first 300 registrations. 

Register Here

2022 Earth Day Contests

Upon registration, you'll receive a confirmation email with a complete description of the following contests and what prizes we're giving away! 

Contests open Monday, April 18 and ends Friday, April 22. Please submit by April 30.

Earth Day Checklist

Earth Day Bingo

Earth Day Litter Challenge

Earth Day Winners

Pick up the most litter  during Earth Week. Send me an email with the number of how many bags of litter you’ve collected and a photo of how many bags. The Top 5 will automatically win a prize.

Please send photos, as proof, for both of these contests. Each participant is eligible for one additional entry, per contest, if they post it on their Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. You MUST tag @AnokaCoCommute (Anoka County Commute Solutions) AND use the hashtag #AnokaCountyEarthDay to qualify.  

Earth Day Webinar - April 21 "Our Mississippi"

You could win -

  • Assorted Planter from local flower shop (x20) 
  • Anoka County Park Passes (x15)
  • Bunker Beach Day Pass for Family of 4 (x5)
  • Pair of Passes to AMC Theater (x20) 
  • Aero Garden (x5) 
  • Raised Garden Bed (x4)
  • Hammock with Stand (x2)
  • Rain Barrel (x2) 

Upon registration, a confirmation e-mail will be sent out with a full description of our Earth Day contests!

Kids Earth Day Craft Registration - Limit 30 Available

Register Here

Receive a FREE Earth Day Craft for your kiddos. 

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Please Note: Registrations will not be accepted after 5 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022.