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Day of Action: Celebrate Earth Day 2023 Across the Metro

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



Join Bridging The Gap for a Day of Action to celebrate Earth Day on April 22! With opportunities throughout the metro, there’s sure to be an activity near you! We’ll be planting trees, restoring wildlands, cleaning up litter, and collecting recyclable materials – all we need is YOU!

Click on the specific activity below to sign up!


Neighborhood Litter Cleanup | West Bottoms | 8:30 AM – Noon | SIGN UP

Join the Historic West Bottoms Association, Riverfront Heritage Trail, Kansas City Parks and Recreation, and Bridging The Gap to help beautify our community by picking up litter and removing brush in the West Bottoms. Lunch will be provided at noon to celebrate our hard work after the cleanup.

Kansas City WildLands Restoration | Cedar Niles Park | 9:00 AM – Noon | SIGN UP

Join KC WildLands for a gorgeous day of hiking while we show some love for the woodlands of Cedar Niles Park in Olathe, Kan.! We’ll be pulling and bagging invasive garlic mustard that threatens the health of this beautiful wild place.

Heartland Tree Alliance Tree Planting | Cypress Park | 9:00 – Noon | SIGN UPĀ 

Help us increase the tree canopy across our region! Trees improve our air and water quality, build resilience to climate change, and beautify our neighborhoods! This workday project is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Community Recycling Drop-Off Centers | Multiple Locations and Shifts AvailableĀ 

Help the community recycle effectively! Volunteers will help sort recyclable materials, assist patrons by answering questions, and help keep bins free from contamination.

Red Bridge Recycling Center, 5200 Red Bridge Road, KCMO 64137
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | SIGN UP
1:00 – 5:00 PM | SIGN UP

Deramus Recycling Center, 4707 Deramus Ave., Kansas City, MO 64120
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | SIGN UP
2:00 – 5:00 PM | SIGN UP

Pleasant Valley Park Recycling Center, 5601 NE Pleasant Valley Road, Kansas City, MO 64119
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM | SIGN UP
1:00 – 5:00 PM | SIGN UP



April 22
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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