Earth Day 2019

Earth Day Festival Logo
3rd Annual Earth Day Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 11am - 3pm
Wetaskiwin Civic Centre • Arena 1
4519 - 50 Avenue


Come celebrate Earth Day with the City of Wetaskiwin and take part in all of the great family friendly activities.
Learn about sustainability and what you can do to help protect our Earth.


Spring Sale
Rain Barrels, Compost Bins, and Kitchen Bins will be for sale at the Earth Day Festival. Make sure to get yours!
Click Here for Spring Sale Poster

Shoe Drive
The City has teamed up with the non-profit Soles4Souls to help keep shoes out of landfills and create jobs for those in need. Help us collect 1000 pairs of shoes!

Click Here for Shoe Drive Poster

For more information, please visit: www.wetaskiwin.ca/shoedrive

Seedlings
Help us Stuff-a-Bus with your food bank donations and choose a FREE seedling!
Click Here for Seedling Poster

Green Business Competition (GBC)
Does your business take extra steps to be more sustainable?? If so, take our 5 minute online survey to enter your business today. Nominated businesses will be voted on by the public to determine who deserves recognition for the year. The winner will win bragging rights for the year, a 1st place certificate, a FREE table at our Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 27th, and FREE announcements in the local newspaper, Facebook page, and on the City Website!
Click Here for GBC Poster

For more information, please visit: www.wetaskiwin.ca/gbc

Up-Cycle Contest
Create a project using at least 75% upcycled or used materials to be voted on at the Earth Day Festival by people's choice. The Winner will receive a FREE rain barrel, a picture of their project posted on the City website & Facebook page, and bragging rights! For Up-Cycle Contest questions please call 780.361.4420 or email cityclerk@wetaskiwin.ca
Click Here for Contest Rules & How to Register 

Rebate Programs
Did you know the City of Wetaskiwin has 3 different rebate programs for both residential and non-residential properties?

• Low Flow Toilet Rebate - Residential single dwelling properties only

Low Flow Toilet Rebate Application

• Solar Panel Rebate - Residential & non-residential properties

Solar Panel Rebate Application

• Green Building Rebate - Residential & non-residential properties

Green Building Rebate Application


You can get additional rebates for any high efficient furnaces, refrigerators, washing machines, or smart thermostats through Energy Efficient Alberta. For more information on how to apply for these online rebates, please visit their website at www.efficiencyalberta.ca/online-rebates/


Take It or Leave It

The "Take It or Leave It" program is back for a 2nd year! Bring your gently used items to the south side of Arena 1 to leave for someone else to take and browse other peoples items to take for yourself, all free-of-charge.
Click Here for Take It or Leave It Details


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact the Earth Day Committee by email at sustainability@wetaskiwin.ca and find us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on all the latest details of the Earth Day Festival.