Welcome to Good Neighbors Group’s Earth Day Festival in Severna Park! We are so excited to be at the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company again this year!! 

For over 20 years we’ve been bringing together dozens of organizations, vendors and school groups to create this fun, meaningful event that engages people and challenges them to learn something new about the world we live in and care of the community and ourselves.  

With so many great opportunities to learn, engage with knowledgeable people, have fun, listen to music and eat great food, we hope this one day event will inspire people all year long.

Exhibitors include environmental organizations, animal welfare organizations, recycling and composting exhibitors, alternative energy specialists, and physical and mental wellness providers. Come explore our eco-marketplace with plants,  handmade and up-cycled offerings. 

We’ll once again host our Good Neighbors Depot to unload unwanted items with a mind toward sustainability. We’ll have opportunities to recycle, upcycle and donate what you no longer need while helping others and the planet.

 

Click/tap the button below if you’d like to volunteer the Earth Day Festival this year.

The following is a list of items we will re-home or dispose of at the event this year. We don’t expect you to go shopping for the items below. We hope that if you have some of these items taking up space in your home, business or life, you can take advantage of this one-day opportunity to clear some space while learning about some great organizations and programs that can help. Check back often for updates as the list grows!

  • Spent candles and candle jars (for remelting and distributing to those without power)
  • Blue jeans
  • Polystyrene (™ Styrofoam) for recycling through UPS Store & EPS Recycling
  • Alkaline batteries – recycling at MOMS Organic Market
  • Plant pots – for reuse by Providence of Maryland or recycling at Lowe’s/Home Depot/Walmart
  • Yarn – for projects of Oak Hill Elementary Green Team and Stitches of Kindness
  • Embroidery Floss – for Stitches of Kindness projects
  • Books – AAUW
  • CDs/DVDs – for reuse
  • Blankets, twin sheet sets – Arundel House of Hope
  • Adult or kids’ diapers (size 4 and up), wipes – ACAN
  • Paper Towels, Bleach Spray Cleaner, Laundry Detergent, Puppy Pads, Toys and Treats (no rawhide please), Cat Litter, Purina Pro Plan cat, kitten, dog and puppy food Saving Grace Animal Rescue
  • Towels, pillowcases, small animal toys, cat/dog toys, cat food, reptile items, small cages for Echoes of Nature
  • School supplies Kind Changemakers
  • Kitchen Essentials (Pots, pans, small appliances, cereal bowls, drinking glasses, cooking utensils) Hope for All 
  • Sports Equipment
  • Eclipse Glasses
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Cords, chargers, ear buds, small electronics
Certificates for free T.V. recycling through May 15 at Best Buy Annapolis and Glen Burnie will be available at the festival.

NOTE: To view past year’s Earth Day Events, use the Jump Months option below, select April and then choose a year (2020/2021/2022)

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Earth Day Festival In the News

“About 50 organizations and vendors will be on hand for the 17th annual Severna Park Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Severna Park High

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Dr. Seuss | The Lorax

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