Cupertino will get down to Earth Day with April 23 festivities

Cupertino’s 14th annual Earth and Arbor Day Competition will be stay and in individual this yr, with events scheduled for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 23 at Cupertino Library Park, 10800 Torre Ave.

A lot of of the actions available at former festivals will be returning, these types of as the 40-foot climbing wall, the relatives bike ride, the tree planting ceremony, art pursuits, local weather action organizing and a entire day of performances on a solar-powered phase.

Experience masks will be inspired, and hand sanitization stations will be positioned in the course of the party.

Attendees can keep away from traffic and parking hassles by taking the Via-Cupertino shuttle for absolutely free to the occasion, or by arriving on two-wheelers to take advantage of free bicycle valet parking. For extra info, go to cupertino.org/shuttle or contact 669-201-1892.

Understand far more about the pageant at cupertino.org/earthday.

Greener residing

Back again at household, Cupertino residents are encouraged to do their portion to halt local climate improve. Town personnel gives an motion program like sorting recyclables and compostables into the right bins or carts, getting shorter showers and combining errands into fewer car or truck visits.

On the household improvement entrance, solutions incorporate placing up a rain barrel and using rainwater to water your backyard garden, checking and replacing air conditioner filters as necessary for peak effectiveness and jogging appliances and charging products in advance of 4 p.m. or immediately after 9 p.m., when additional clean up electricity is accessible.

At the metropolis federal government degree, citizens can give input on Cupertino’s Local weather Motion System Update at cupertino.org/climateaction.

For more ideas and means, take a look at cupertinoclimatechallenge.org.

Waterwise means

Due to the fact June 2021, when Valley Water declared a community crisis because of to the drought and imposed a required drinking water utilization reduction of 15% under 2019 levels, Cupertino community users have taken motion to make houses and corporations drought-evidence.