Events

GREEN TEAM EVENTS

The Green Team is organizing the following event:

  • September 12, 2020 from 12 to 3 pm: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection at a location to be determined.

The Green Team was planning to have a booth at the following community event:

Prior Events:

  • May 16, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm: Virtual Pennington Day
  • March 14, 2020: Mercer Green Fest (Cancelled)
  • September 21, 2019: information table and water cooler stations at the Hopewell Harvest Fair.
  • September 7, 2019: Stuff the Trucks (Styrofoam, Paper, Household items) Click here to see details about it on our Recycling Events page.
  • May 18, 2019: information table at Pennington Day. 
  • February 2, 2019: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection at the Toll Gate Grammar School, Pennington.

THE WATERSHED INSTITUTE EVENTS

  • Center is closed until further notice. All events are taking place via web streaming service.
  • Green Cleaning Webinar on Wednesday, June 3 from 12:00 – 1:15. Free but you must register in advance.
  • Build A Rain Barrel on Saturday, June 6 from 1:00 – 3:00 via virtual connection with Americorps Watershed Ambassador ($50 for materials).

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

COMMUNITY YARD SALES

  • Pennington Borough had planned to organize a town-wide yard sale to take place on May 2, 2020.
  • Hopewell Borough‘s annual town-wide yard sale weekend is cancelled (had been planned for June 13 & 14, 2020). However, the bulk waste pickup is still scheduled for June 16 so there will be scavenging (“REUSE”) opportunities.

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVALS

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival New dates: September 23 through 27, 2020 (was April 1-5) at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia).

The Princeton Environmental Film Festival (PEFF) New dates: October 12 through 18, 2020  (was April 13-19) at the Princeton Public Library.

LOCAL RECYCLING EVENTS

Go to Recycling Events page of this website.

EARTH HOUR

March 28, 2020, 8:30-9:30 pm Local Time (Go to: Earth Hour)

EARTH DAY

April 22, 2020 (Go to: Earth Day) The 50th Anniversary!

BIKE TO WORK MONTH

May 2020 (Go to: Bike to Work Month in Greater Mercer County)

NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK

August 2-8, 2020 (Go to: Farmers Market Week)

AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

November 15, 2020 (Go to: America Recycles)