Green Day


Green Day

April 24, 2021 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. along Irvin Ave.
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12th Annual Green Day in Collingswood!

Let’s go green together. The 12th Annual Green Day is  on April 24, and we want you to  there! Whether you are an eco-friendly expert or just getting started on your own green initiatives, the Collingswood Green Day provides copious resources to support you on your journey to sustainable living.

Conveniently located along Irvin Avenue (near the PATCO speedline), the event lasts from 9am to 2pm– but the impact of the day remains well beyond that timeframe.

“Green Day invites us to expand upon our role in stewardship of our earth, to practice earth-friendly living in our homes and community and to teach our children how precious our resources are ” said Commissioner Joan Leonard.

Start your spring and summer gardening with beautiful plants and seedlings found at the festival including herbs, tomatoes, and flowers. Find shade trees and shrubs, too.

Residents can pre-order discounted compost bins and rain barrels to pick up at the festival. See Composters & Rain Barrels below.

Composters & Rain Barrels

Offered by the Borough of Collingswood, residents have the ability to purchase compost bins and rain barrels online at a huge discount before the festival, and pick them up on April 24 at a tent set up at the festival. Supplies are limited and the online offer ends on April 12. 

You must pre-pay for your rain barrel and/or composter and it must be picked up at the Collingswood Green Festival on Saturday, April 24, 2021 between 9am and 2pm on Irvin Avenue.  

You can pay by cash (brought to Collingswood Borough Hall, Tax Dept., 1st Floor, 678 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ  08108, Monday-Friday between 9am and 4:30pm. You can pay by check dropped off or mailed to the Borough Hall address noted previously.  Or you can pay by PayPal. To use PayPal, send an email to epigliacelli@collingswood.com with the subject line "Composter/Rain Barrel" and BetteJo will respond with a PayPal link.  Cost:  Rain Barrels - $50, Composters - $35

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The sale is held in honor of Green Day, Earth Day, and America Recycles Day. 

Paper Shredding: Free paper shredding 10am - 1pm.

Electronics Drop Off: Bring any electronic item that can be recycled or refurbished between 9am and 2pm. Broken or disassembled items are not accepted. DVD players, laptops, old TVs, and VCRs are among some of the acceptable items.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection, in cooperation with the Camden County Board of Commissioners: Drive up to the Collingswood public works garage (713 N. Atlantic Ave.) between 8:30am and 3pm for drop off. Presented by Camden County, this collection is free and for residents only.
For information on acceptable items, see: https://www.camdencounty.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/hazardous-waste-collection-events-2021v3.pdf 

Wild Roots Native Plant Sale - You can pre-order classic native plants, new species, and backyard restoration 10-Packs to create a wild-life habitat in your garden or yard. Even if you are just looking to attract some butterflies to your yard, Wild Roots can help! To pre-order Click Here

Green Day at a Glance

April 24 - 9am to 2pm

Pick up of pre-ordered discount composters and rain barrels

Pre-order native plants from Wild Roots 

Discounted shade trees, shrubs, herbs & flowers

Free Tree Seedlings

Bike Share Tune-Ups 

Electronics & Hazardous materials recycling 

Free paper shredding