Earth Month 2022

Earth Month is a great time to join a volunteer work party, hop on Zoom meeting, learn new gardening tips and do some spring cleaning inside and outside.   Tukwila has you covered with a long list of free activities to get you learning about the environment, recycling, and enjoying nature.

Join the crew, meet community members and make a difference for local wildlife. All tools and training are provided onsite, just bring a can-do attitude!

  • Restoration at Riverton Park, Wednesday, April 13th, 11:30-1:30 pm
  • Duwamish Alive, Duwamish Hill Preserve,  Saturday, April 16th, 10-1:00 pm

Sign up today: www.Tukwilawa.gov/greentukwila

Cascade Water Alliance offers an annual series of free gardening classes to help you have beautiful, healthy landscapes while using water efficiently.

The 2022 Cascade Gardener classes will be held through Zoom. Click on the links below to register.

The city of Tukwila and Tukwila’s hauler, Waste Management are partnering again this year to offer the Re-Think Waste Video, Photo, Art Contest for students K-12 who live in, or go to school in, Tukwila.  Prizes of up to $350 will be awarded to Tukwila students. For more information CLICK HERE.
Deadline April 8 to submit artwork. 

2022 Tukwila Recycling Collection Event, April 2, 2022

  • The City of Tukwila is providing its annual Recycling Collection Event on April 2nd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Foster High School (4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila). More information: CLICK HERE

Free, Virtual Earth Month Classes via Zoom

Join us for interactive classes with a live, local sustainability expert, classes are free, but registration is required: CLICK HERE

  • Recycling and Composting 101, Thursday, April 7th, 7:00 pm
    Become an expert on what is recyclable or compostable at your house, apartment, or condo in Tukwila.
  • Zero Waste 101, Friday, April 15th, 12:00 pm
    Join us for an action-packed hour on items YOU can do to reduce your waste.   Attendees will learn how to make non-toxic cleaners with common household items, how to store food properly to reduce wasted food, and how to reduce packaging.

Join the City Nature Challenge 2022 – a nature observation event using the iNaturalist app. Not familiar with the app? Not to worry, it’s super user-friendly and we will teach you, join the orientation below.

Learn more and sign up today: Click Here

  • Orientation for Individuals & Families, April 26, 2022, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
    • Fun and informative virtual session and learn how you can help wildlife and wild places by logging your observations in your backyard, local park, or other natural areas during this global event!
  • City Nature Challenge, April 29 – Monday, May 2, 2022
    • Show the world how biodiverse our region is by making observations of local species during City Nature Challenge wiht your smartphone on the iNaturalist app.