Earth Day Santa Cruz


April 18, 2015



Earth Day Santa Cruz is an exciting community event for the whole family.

Earth Day has fun activities for kids, live music and lots of eco-friendly displays and information.  For complete Earth Day schedule:

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

 Earth Day Logo


Climate Action - Go Solar in 2015!

Stop by the City of Santa Cruz Climate Action booth at Earth Day for a FREE unbiased solar consultation... don't forget to bring your PG&E bill!

Earth Day Environmental Class Project Challenge

Calling all classrooms grades K - 12!  You are invited to enter an environmental project in the Earth Day Class Challenge.  The subject of your project can be any environmental topic.  Some examples of past projects include: alternative transportation, wind power, composting at school and plastic pollution.  The projects are displayed and judged at Earth Day Santa Cruz and the top three projects win cash prizes for their class.  The prizes are $300, $200 and $100. 

Class Challenge Information[PDF]

Class Challenge Application[PDF]

Earth Day Class Challenge Winners [PDF]

 school challenge 1


Earth Day Teen Environmental Film Competition

Go behind the lens of a video camera and make a short film about an environmental issue!

Open to all teens in grades 6-12 in the City and County of Santa Cruz. Films are entered on YouTube and will be presented at Earth Day Santa Cruz followed by a big screen viewing and awards presentation. 

Teen Film Poster [PDF]

Teen Film Guidelines [PDF]

Teen Film Entry Form [PDF]

Teen Film Photo Release Form [PDF]

Teen Film Media Release Form [PDF]

Teen Film Logo 


 Earth Day Teen Recycled Fashion Show

The Earth Day Recycled fashion show features outfits made from recycled material by local students.  The student designers get very creative and use every kind of material from packing peanuts to Capri Sun drink pouches. To learn more visit:


 teen fashion 1   teen fashion 2 


 Waste Reduction Manager Email 


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