The Sustainability Division hosts a number of annual events for the community to enjoy and learn about our local environment.
Neighborhood Park Clean-Up Days
The Friends of Albany Parks Program puts on clean-up events where community members to get involved with the care, maintenance and beautification of their favorite neighborhood park.
The City of Albany, in partnership with Waste Management of Alameda County, holds an annual compost giveaway.
Coastal Cleanup Day (3rd Saturday in September): Join over 200 volunteers to clean our local waterfront. This annual event is located at the foot of Buchanan Street at the Albany Waterfront Park Trail.
Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup: The City partners with local groups to conduct a shoreline cleanup falling on Earth Day weekend.
Solano Stroll: Held the second Sunday of September annually. The City booth includes a variety of environmental education materials and tools.
Citywide Garage Sale: Here is your opportunity to make some spending cash, and turn what you consider trash into someone else’s treasure! The citywide garage sale is held each May. The City will conduct all publicity, and advertising materials will be given to all participating residents.
The following resources can help Albany residents lead a more sustainable lifestyle.