Narberth and Lower Merion each offer their residents "Spring Cleanup" events to get rid of larger items. Lower Merion allows residents to bring their items to the dump on two weekends this month. Details here.
Narberth Borough has special home trash collections for residents during the first full week of June. Details here.
NarbEarth Day 2023 - Saturday May 6th, 12-4
Calling all who want to celebrate and save our dear Earth!
The 34th annual NarbEarth Day will be held on
Saturday May 6th, from noon to 4 p.m
(Rain date May 7th, same time).
Come connect with environmental organizations, feast on good food and groove to the vibes of our favorite band, Grip It and Rip It.
Learn different ways you can make change happen - you’ll hear from local groups such as GMO Free PA, Narberth Environmental Advisory Committee and Citizens Climate Lobby, along with the EPA, the Sierra Club, and our representative in Harrisburg, Mary Jo Daly.
Drop by the free swap tables - Bring and/or take plants, toys, household goods or gently used children’s clothing. You can also bring books for children and adults, or clothing to distribute to underserved communities and schools.
So many ways to have fun!
Feast on Jules Pizza, El Toro Tacos, and coffee and snacks (including gluten-free treats) from Narberth’s own GET Café
Groove to music from Grip It & Rip It (led by Rich Myers, President of the Narberth Civic Association)
Quench your thirst at the Civic Association’s free water bar, and join while you’re there
Make a bird feeder, plant seeds, or paint a kindness rock with your children
Be surprised and delighted by animals from the Riverbend Environmental Center
Play our always-popular raffle for a chance to win a prize of your choosing. Local businesses have donated gift certificates, gardening supplies, hair products, and baskets of goods
Learn about organic gardening, composting, tree care, and green burial
Understand Narberth’s pollution control activities by touring one of our stormwater bump outs and by touring an undeveloped parcel of land which will be preserved as open space
Check out the Plant Swap, where you can bring and/or take perennials to brighten your garden
Discover unexpected treasures at the free bring and/or take tables where you’ll find toys, household goods, and kids’ clothes
Shop for sustainable items from Narberth’s own stores, Shift and Sweet Mabel
Buy books at the Narberth Community Library Used Book Sale (the library is collecting used books ahead of time)
Bring things to donate: books or clothing for kids or adults to be distributed to underserved communities and schools
Explore our borough’s rich history with the Friends of Narberth History
A few more details…
We strive to make NarbEarth Day trash-free, so we won’t be selling bottled water, non-compostable food containers, or non-recyclable drink containers.
Come on foot or ride your bicycle: a free bike valet will look after your wheels.
Remember, NarbEarth Day gets underway at noon on Saturday, May 6, in Narberth Park, right next to the Narberth Community Library.
(Rain date: Sunday, May 7, same time.)
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