Clean Up Green Up

Clean Up Green Up

aPRIL 8, 2021: Please note that Community Clean Up has been postponed due to the stay-at-home order issued by the Province.

We look forward to resuming the city-wide Clean Up when the Province lifts the Order, with plans to extend the opportunity through to the end of October.
safe AT home green up activities continue. 
Please learn about those further below.
In the meantime, stay safe and enjoy local nature responsibly.
With Gratitude,
The BurlingtonGreen Team
 

THE GREEN UP & TREE LOVING CARE (TLC) 

 

Due to COVID-19, BurlingtonGreen together with the City of Burlington are not able to bring the community together for our annual tree planting ‘Green Up’ event this year. But, there are still lots of ways that YOU can Green Up Burlington and care for your trees-TLC (tree-loving care)!

For the following Green Up activity ideas, please ensure those that participate follow the most up-to-date Halton COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Sign up to share your participation for some great perks! ( see further below)

Ways that you can GREEN UP at home: 

  1. Plant a native shrub, tree or pollinator perennial on your property. Check out this guide to sourcing native plants locally (PDF).

  • You can find out more about native trees and which ones are best for Burlington using the Ontario Tree Atlas.
  • Consult the Tree Planting Guide to set your new tree up for success. 
  • We will have a limited supply of FREE native plant seeds available – more details coming soon!

  2.  Remove invasive plant species from your property. 

      3. Give some Tree Loving Care (TLC) to your trees

      4. Learn about the importance of trees, pollinators, native species and biodiversity

Perks of Registering:

  • We will have a limited supply of FREE native plant seeds available – more details coming soon!
  • When you register your Green Up participation, you will be entered into a draw for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the Burlington Centre. We are giving away 2 gift cards for those that register between now and October 31st.
  • We’ve got extra prizes for those that share their photos with us – so take photos of your Green Up and tag us on social media or e-mail them to us for EXTRA chances to win! (Note: Submission of photos provides permission to BurlingtonGreen to use your photos in print, or in digital materials including social media platforms with permission to edit, alter, copy, or distribute the photos for media advertising and marketing)

We would love to see photos of you and making your home and community greener!

Tag us on
Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or send us an e-mail!

 

Join with community members to match our board’s giving with your donation of any size through Earth Day, April 22nd.
All contributions will be pooled to help us reach our goal of raising $3000 to meet the BG Board’s Earth Day Challenge.

Showcase your support for a cleaner, greener Burlington!
Contact us today for sponsorship inquiries for this and our many other impactful opportunities.

We are grateful to the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the following community partners for supporting these impactful opportunities:


 LEAD SPONSOR

TREE SUPPORTERS
LEAF SUPPORTERS
SEED SUPPORTERS
media Sponsors

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COMMUNITY’S HEALTH AND SAFETY IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO US, PLEASE FOLLOW COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES TO ENSURE YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY AND THOSE AROUND YOU PRIOR TO CHOOSING TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY ECO-ACTIVITIES OR TIPS SHARED BY BURLINGTONGREEN.

 

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Thank you!