Geneva Earth Day Celebration set for April 20

Families can do their part to go green and recycle as part of the Geneva Earth Day Celebration, sponsored by the city’s Natural Resources Committee and the Geneva Park District.

The Earth Day festivities will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Peck Farm Park, 4038 Kaneville Road. The public can recycle shoes, clothes, small electronics, and holiday lights for free. Televisions and computer monitors can be recycled for a $25 (21 inches or less) or $35 (22 inches or more) fee, depending on screen size.

Paper shredding will be offered for free at the Earth Day event.

Other activities include a scavenger hunt, Park District games, chalk art/earth mural, rain barrel sale, tree whip and tomato plant giveaways, a self-guided prairie tour, and more.

Visitors can learn about the city’s Bike & Pedestrian Committee’s efforts to promote a safe, walkable and rideable Geneva.

Vendors will be on hand to promote sustainability best practices. Food and additional nature-related booths also will be available.

The Earth Day event is free and open to all ages. Registration for the native planting is full, but attendees can still enjoy many free activities during the Earth Day Celebration.

For more information about Earth Day, call the park district at (630) 232-4542 or visit People can learn more about the Natural Resources Committee by visiting the city’s website at

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