Earth Week Events Happening in Hoboken

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Earth Day might be over, but in Hoboken, we’re making the occasion a week-long celebration {including City of Hoboken’s events and volunteering opportunities around town} that focus on sustainability and resiliency efforts. Read on to see how you can help show love to the Earth right here in the Mile Square this week, each day will represent a new theme, according to City Hall and the Green Team:

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Tuesday, April 24th — Water

BYO lunch-and-learn green infrastructure tour of Southwest Park

BYO bike-and-learn tour of Rebuild by Design coastal flood mitigation project

GI 101: introduction to green infrastructure

Learn about Hoboken’s water projects to adapt to climate change impacts + see the movie Before the Flood

Wednesday, April 25th — Waste

FREE drop off for food waste/compost + e-waste + single-stream recycling

FREE drop off for plastic toys + clothing/shoes + household items + kitchenware + small appliances + sports equipment + books + CDs/videos + small furniture

Learn about Hoboken’s composting and recycling projects to + see the movie Dirt.

READ: Volunteering Opportunities in Hoboken + Jersey City {April 2018} 

Thursday, April 26th — Transportation

Parking Day + learn about Hoboken’s transportation projects to mitigate climate change impacts + register for Hudson Bike share

Intro to Urban Farming

FREE rides on Hoboken HOP

Get 1 day of FREE unlimited 30-minute trips on Hudson Bike Share during Earth Week! You pick the day (voucher code released by Hudson Bike Share before Earth Week)

Friday, April 27th — Arbor Day

Shade Tree Commission Tree Planting

Join the citizen science adventure to document Hoboken’s hidden biodiversity by observing as many plant and animal species as possible in Hoboken’s first ever Bio-Blitz! Participate by downloading the iNaturalist app to your phone

For the time, location, and more information about specific events, visit

To read the Green Building & Environmental Sustainability Element of the Hoboken Master Plan, visit

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Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.