The City of Oakland Public Works Agency thanks everyone who participated in Earth Day 2013! We had 3,187 volunteers out on Earth Day at 93 parks and recreations centers, creeks and waterways, and neighborhood locations throughout Oakland. In addition, our volunteer collected 55,749 pounds of trash, 244,060 pounds of green waste, and 2,870.5 pounds of recyclables! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to making Oakland cleaner and greener. We look forward to seeing you next year!
No need to wait until Earth Day 2014 to clean up your favorite spot in Oakland-- learn how you can help clean and beautify your favorite Oakland park, creek, or street throughout the year by visiting our Volunteer Opportunities web page.
Check out some great pics from Earth Day 2013 below! (Have some of your own to share? Send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Watch this video featuring a few of our wonderful volunteers who did their part this Earth Day!
The City of Oakland Public Works Agency offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. We encourage individuals with disabilities to volunteer their time and efforts. Some volunteer opportunities may be located in areas without a designed path of travel and may require significant physical labor. To discuss available volunteer opportunities, please contact us at email@example.com or (510) 238-7630.