Get Involved! Green Initiatives

The City undertakes a multitude of Green Initiatives to keep our community naturally beautiful, protect and enhance biodiversity, and reduce pollution.  There are many ways you can get involved.

Adopt a Program

The City of Chilliwack has partnered with a number of local organizations and non-profit groups to develop the various adoption programs. Groups volunteer their time to cleanup roads, rivers, trails, and parks in Chilliwack, to keep the community looking its best!

Adopt a Park | Adopt a River | Adopt a Road | Adopt a Trail


April is Earth Month! Most Earth Month activities have been postponed for 2021.

Spring Cleanup - Residential Large Item Pick Ups

City-Wide Garage Sale

Information on the Spring and Fall City-Wide Garage Sales.

Donate your useable clothing and household items

Energy Conservation

Tips and more to help you make energy conservation a part of your home and/or business.

Event Recycling

Want to hold a green event? The City has waste diversion stations available on loan.

Food Recovery and Donation

The City of Chilliwack partners with local food producers, food retailers, health authorities and food distribution organization to reduce food waste facilitate better food distribution.

Low Cost and Free Food Distribution Organizations in Chilliwack

Go By Bike

The GoByBike Week is May 31 to June 6, and everyone is encouraged to participate.

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Each year in October, the City hosts a Household Hazardous Waste Day for the free disposal of residential hazardous waste.

Natural Yard Care

Options for composting and natural, pesticide-free yard maintenance

Storm Drain Marking

The water that enters storm drains is not treated before release to the environment! Visit the site for information about storm drains in Chilliwack and the Storm Drain Marking Program.

Sustainability Excellence Award

Attention Chilliwack businesses! We want YOU to win this year's Sustainability Excellence Award!

2020 Sustainability Excellence Award Winner, All Things Being Eco

Sustainability Tips

Tips for a sustainable lifestyle - residential and business

Waste Reduction Month

Chilliwack's Waste Reduction Month is October! Events include a Citywide Garage Sale, FREE scrap metal recycling, and the annual Green Business Award.

List of Repair Shops in Chilliwack | Reduce Your Food Waste | Tips