Make Every Day Earth Day
The are many unique ways to take climate action to the next level and show your support for people and the planet. Whether you unplug items when not in use, use water efficiently, compost at home or take other sustainable actions, you can turn these everyday habits into civic action that last beyond Earth Day! Find easy-to-follow resources from Green Oceanside.
Do you have surplus backyard produce? We’ll take it! Contact ProduceGood to schedule a FREE pick of your backyard produce for donation to local feeding organizations and keep it out of the landfill. It’s a win-win for everybody! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2022 WaterSmart Landscape Contest Entries due April 30, 2022
Are you looking to swap out your grass for drought-tolerant landscaping? Yards with low water-use plants deserve to be showcased! Enter the 2022 WaterSmart Landscape Contest by April 30 for the chance to win a $250 gift card to a local nursery, be featured in the City’s online magazine and show off your hard-earned, beautiful, water-saving landscape. To enter, visit the Landscape Contest Website for details on contest requirements and how to improve your chances of winning.
Keep Oceanside Beautiful
The City of Oceanside promotes community cleanup events for residents and visitors to participate in throughout the year. You can help protect our environment by participating in a solo cleanup, community cleanup, annual waterway cleanup or private cleanup! Click here for more information.
Donation and Recycle Right Opportunities
Do you have gently used items that are ready for a new life? Lucky for you there are many local organizations that accept donations of gently used clothing, appliances, toys, home goods and more! Click here for a full list of organizations and contact information.
P.S. Save the date! Donation Weeks are right around the corner. From May 2 – May 13, you can call Waste Management at 760-439-2824 24-hours before your normal service day to schedule a curbside pick up of your gently used items. All items collected will go directly to the Oceanside DAV!
The City of Oceanside recognizes Green Oceanside Businesses as environmental leaders that incorporate sustainable practices into their daily operations. By shopping local you are not only supporting our local economy, but benefitting the planet by reducing the amount of resources we use. Check out the list of Green Oceanside Business Network members at the Green Oceanside Website.