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Home > Leadership > Mayor > Archived Press Releases > 2015 Archives > April 2015 > City of Buffalo Earth Day Calendar

City of Buffalo Earth Day Calendar

While Earth Day is officially observed on April 22, events and happenings are taking place all month long around the City of Buffalo to mark the annual anniversary of the day set aside to focus on the environment.  Today, Mayor Byron W. Brown announced that the City of Buffalo will be sponsoring the below list of outreach events to commemorate Earth Day on April 22, 2015.

“Earth Day is a time to remember the importance of our natural resources to our environment and economy and I’m proud of the city’s efforts in making Buffalo a cleaner, greener and more sustainable city,” said Mayor Byron Brown. “I encourage city residents to participate in any one of the activities the City of Buffalo has planned this year.” 

  • April 1st —April 28th — Buffalo Public Schools Clothing Recycling Drive— Buffalo Public Schools 33, 37, 45, 61, 64, 93, 206, 304 and the Westminster Community Charter School. All used clothing will be reused or recycled.
  • April 22nd—Mayor Byron W. Brown will be at Niagara Square at 1:00PM for a special Earth Day celebration.
  • April 25th - 9:00AM—1:00PM—Republic Services Recycling Materials Facility Open House located in the rear of 2299 Kenmore Avenue Buffalo, NY 14207. City residents are encouraged to see where the recycling goes after it is collected at the curb.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 614-3368 for details.
  • May 2nd— Community Paper Shredding Event and Clothing Drive at Martin Luther King Jr. Park from 10:00AM—1:00PM. Residents can bring their confidential documents to be shredded on site at no charge.
  • May 2nd—GoBike Buffalo, the Western New York Coalition for Donated Goods and the Elmwood Village Business Association are sponsoring a used clothing and bike recycling event at Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway from 10:00AM—2:00PM.

For additional information on events, please call Susan Attridge, City of Buffalo Recycling Coordinator, at 716-851-5014 or visit