Earth Day in Trinity Park! 

Clean-Up-Palooza Beautification Extravaganza
Saturday April 22, 9:00 am – Noon

Creek Clean-up

  • 9:00 am: Meet at the Ellerbe Creek Greenway trail entrance on the 800 block of Green St.
  • Bring work gloves if you have them. 
  • We’lll pick up trash along the Greenway trail, remove invasive plants (multiflora rose, privet, stiltgrass and English Ivy), and weed the pollinator garden.  

Street Clean-up

  • 9:00-11:00 am: Come to the corner of Watts St. and Dacian Ave. to be assigned a territory for picking up litter along sidewalks
  • Bring work gloves if you have them 

Hazardous Waste Collection, E-cycling, and Textile Collection:

  • 9:00-11:00 am: Collection station open at the corner of Watts St. and Dacian Ave.
  • 11:00 am: Triangle ecycling will examine the electronics that have been collected to see if anything can be used in its work of training high school students in electronic repair. 
  • 12 noon: All remaining materials will be hauled to Durham’s Solid Waste collection site

Thanks to TPNA’s Earth Day Partners:

  • Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association 
  • Key Club of Durham School for the Arts
  • Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership
  • Trinity Park Foundation
  • Keep Durham Beautiful
  • The Recollective
  • Triangle ecycling

Can’t attend on Earth Day but still want to help?

Contact Julia Borbely-Brown ( for a litter pick-up assignment to do on your own time or to donate volunteer snacks.

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