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Upcoming Events and Opportunities

GREENING TOGETHER April 15-29, 2023

Local environmental groups and the Mercer County Sustainability Coalition of green teams have planned a number of free events in celebration of Earth Day (April 22) including: 15 different stream clean-ups organized by The Watershed; Clean Communities Clean-Up in Hopewell Township; S.H.R.E.D. Fest for Princeton residents; screening of “The True Cost” (a film about clothing and the impact the industry is having on our world); Trail Jam by Artworks/Trenton Cycling Revolution (a rolling art party on the D&R Canal); Community Green Fair at Morven in Princeton; and a presentation about the history of streams in Lawrence Township by Dennis P. Waters.

The celebration culminates on April 29 [rescheduled] May 20 with a Greening Together event at Lawrence High School offering a Bike Rodeo, Electric Vehicle Meet-up, and more. Dates, times and more information here.


The Green Team will be at the following community events:

  • May 20, 2023: We will participate in Pennington Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (rain or shine)
  • September 23, 2023: We will participate in the Hopewell Harvest Fair (rain date Sept. 24)

Prior Events:

  • September 17, 2022: information table at the Hopewell Harvest Fair
  • May 21, 2022: information table at Pennington Day
  • April 30, 2022: Green Get Together at Lawrence High School, as part of the Mercer County Greening Together celebration of Earth Week (April 23-30).
  • April 24, 2022: conducted a virtual forum Decarbonizing Your Home. A video recording is available here.
  • September 11, 2021 from 12 to 3 pm: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection. New location in Hopewell Township.
  • July 23-25, 2021: we had a table at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s new event, “The Junkyard: Upcycle Art Exhibition” at Woolsey Park.
  • April 26, 2021: Journey to Zero-Waste, part of Greening Together 2021 (Mercer County Sustainability Coalition).
  • April 24, 2021: Hopewell Valley Green Week “Live Green” Kits and Games.
  • February 6, 2021: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection.
  • September 12, 2020 from 12 to 3 pm: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection.
  • May 16, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm: Virtual Pennington Day.
  • 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.


  • Pennington Borough‘s town-wide yard sale: May 6, 2023 (rain date May 7). Info here.
  • Hopewell Borough‘s town-wide yard sale: June 10-11, 2023.


Go to Recycling Events page of this website.


March 23, 2024, 8:30-9:30 pm Local Time (Go to: Earth Hour)


April 22, 2023 (Go to: Earth Day)


May 2023 (Go to: Bike to Work Month in Greater Mercer County) Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 19.


August 6-12, 2023 (Go to: Farmers Market Week)


November 15, 2023 (Go to: America Recycles)