Every Day is Earth Day

Thank you for tuning in and participating in a week full of events and activities, but the celebration and conservation of our planet does not stop after Earth Day.

Brought to you by the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.

A Welcome Message from the First Selectwoman

The Latest

  • 10 Steps to a More Sustainable Lifestyle
    With Scott Thompson, Chair of Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.
  • Starting a Home Vegetable Garden
    With Master Gardener Eric Frisk.
  • Foraging in Your Own Backyard
    With Bob Wall of Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.
  • Remington Woods
    With Executive Directors Sam Dynowski, CT Chapter Sierra Club; Eric Hammerling, CT Forest & Park Association; and Amy Paterson, CT Land Conservation Council.
  • Love your Land Trust
    The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) advocates for land conservation, stewardship and funding, and works to ensure the long-term strength and viability of the land conservation community in Connecticut.
  • Pequot Library Live
    Did you know that can access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, TV shows, moving, tutorials, streaming media, and more for free?

A Special Note from Fairfield Earth Day Co-Chairs,
Larry Kaley and Mary Hogue

It’s been twenty-one years of observing folks, face to face, enjoying and
learning about sustainable and organic methods to use in their daily lives.
Exhibits, round table discussions, talks, entertainment, art and more
create the positive experiences one has attending Fairfield’s Earth Day
Celebration. Enjoying the interaction of eager attendees and exhibitors
gave those of us involved in planning and working at the event a fulfilling
sense of satisfaction. We knew that in our small way, we made Fairfield,
America and the rest of the world a better place to live in.

Photos from Past and Present Earth Day Celebrations

Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration 2020 is in the books!

Check out all of the different types of events and activities we had.

Musical performances

Watch and listen as talented local artists perform for Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration 2020.

Educational webinars

Learn about how you can make a difference and how our only planet is impacted by our everyday habits.

Fun activities to do at home

Inject some fun and creativity into staying home while creating a more sustainable future.

And so much more! View the latest on Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration here.

Spread the word, not the virus.

Fairfield COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Fairfield COVID-19 Relief Fund was established to provide limited, one-time assistance to Fairfield residents who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Intended use of the funds must be directly related to the effects of the virus.

The Fairfield Earth Day Celebration is organized by the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.  For more information about Sustainability in Fairfield visit:


Earth Day Turns 50

Earth Day was first observed in 1970. Today, over 190 countries recognize Earth Day, with 2020 being the 50th anniversary.

Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson came up with the idea for a national day to focus on the environment after Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, witnessed the ravages of a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, in 1969.

via earthday.org