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Plattsburgh GreenUP! Community Clean Up

Community-Wide Event
April 20, 2024
Kid Friendly event
FREE Public Event
Food Available
Wheel chair Access
Live Music
Pet Friendly
Washrooms Available

In honor of Earth Day, Plattsburgh is coordinating a community-wide clean up day on Saturday April 20th! Get outside in your neighborhood, local park, downtown district or city beach! Click here to register!

Supply Pick Up and Trash Drop Off Points

Trash bags, gloves and organic waste bags will be available at City Hall and Town Hall from 9AM-10AM on April 20th

Clean up participants can drop off their trash at the following locations for pick up:

  • City Hall (41 City Hall Place)
  • Town Hall (151 Banker Road)
  • Melissa Penfield Park
  • City Beach
  • Peter Blumette Park

*Please note that the community clean up is intended for public spaces in our community (sidewalks, parks, etc) and the Town and City of Plattsburgh will not accept refuse from resident’s personal homes.

Earth Day Celebration in Trinity Park – 12pm - 3pm

Join us in the park for an open mic, activities for children, and to meet the many local organizations working towards a greener community, such as Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Point Au Roche State Park, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and many more!

Festivities will kick off at noon with Storytime with Mr. Ben followed by welcome remarks from the Task Force and the City of Plattsburgh. The City and Town of Plattsburgh will be hosting an Ice Cream Exchange! Mr. Ding-a-ling will be handing out free ice cream to those who drop off their bagged trash from the community clean up, while supplies last!

Tours of the Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Saturday April 20th at 10AM
  • Learn more about how the city collects and cleans its wastewater.
  • Meet onsite at 53 Green Street

This event is being coordinated by The City and Town of Plattsburgh, the City’s Climate Task Force, SUNY Campus Police, SUNY Alumni Association and SUNY’s Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc.

Thank you to the Event Sponsors:

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