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.
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!
April is Earth Month! Events include: residential waste collection by non-profits, free scrap metal collection ALL MONTH at the Bailey Landfill, a free compost giveaway and river cleanups.
The next City-Wide Garage Sale will be held in September of 2019.
Tips and more to help you make energy conservation a part of your home and/or business.
Want to hold a green event? The City has waste diversion stations available on loan.
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.
The Green Commuter Challenge takes place every year in May & June, and everyone is encouraged to participate.
Each year in October, the City hosts a Household Hazardous Waste Day for the free disposal of residential hazardous waste.
Options for composting and natural, pesticide-free yard maintenance
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.
Attention Chilliwack businesses! We want YOU to win this year's Sustainability Excellence Award!
Tips for a sustainable lifestyle - residential and business