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Rethink Waste Trash to Art Contest
Submissions now being accepted

RethinkWaste is now accepting submissions for their annual Trash to Art Contest Class Category and Trash to Art Individual Student Category in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade.  Submissions are due by Friday April 12, 12:00 p.m. to the Shoreway Environmental Center, 333 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, 94070.

Arbor Day Ceremony and Tree Planting
March 7, 2019, 10:30 a.m. Washington Park


CEC Student Film Fest

March 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Burlingame High School Auditorium, 1 Mangini Way

Harvesting Rainwater and Building a Rain Garden
April 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Donnelly Avenue in Burlingame
Is your garden ready for the rain? This hands-on workshop will teach you methods for harvesting rainwater in your garden and using native plants to soak up the rain. Discover techniques for assembling and maintaining an inexpensive rainwater system. In addition, learn the steps to installing a rain garden to help capture and treat stormwater runoff. Sign up here.


Earth Day
April 22, 2019


Bike to Work Day
May 9, 2019
The Bay Area’s 25th Annual Bike to Work Day! We really appreciated all the enthusiastic support everyone gave last year and hope you’re interested in being involved again this year! The Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame will again sponsor the Energizer Station at the Burlingame Caltrain Station, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Stop by on your bike and receive a free goodie bag and snacks.


Design Your Own Native Plant Landscape
May 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Lane Room at the Burlingame Public Library.
Landscape architect Juanita Salisbury will teach you the principles of garden design and explain how to do a design from start to finish. Get ready to put your pencil to paper!You are finally ready to remove your lawn in order to save water, lower your maintenance time, and create habitat, and you want to create the design yourself. Sign up here.


Rethink Waste Shred and E-Scrap Event
June 29, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Parking Lot O, 1107 California Drive, Burlingame