Community, Events, Sustainability

Celebrate Earth Day at Hayward's Annual Citywide Clean-Up

March 22, 2022

Join the City of Hayward in celebrating Earth Day 2022 by participating in the family-friendly Annual Citywide Clean-Up on Saturday, April 23 at Weekes Park.

The Clean-Up will begin at 8:30 a.m., at which time attendees will be given gloves, a trash picker, a vest, and trash bags. Participants will then be free to collect litter from around Weekes Park and the nearby community. Interested volunteers will also be deployed to collect litter in neighborhoods throughout the city. The litter-collection will be followed by a free lunch.

Pre-registration for the event is available until 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022. Please click here to pre-register. Registration is required in order to receive a free lunch.

If you are unable to make it to Weekes Park, but would like to organize a litter pick-up in your neighborhood or school on April 23, please contact Sustainability Specialist Nicole Grucky at The City of Hayward can provide you tools like gloves, bags, and litter grabbers, as well as pick up your collected litter at the end of the day.

For additional information about the 2022 Annual Citywide Clean-Up, visit