City of Jackson Earth Day 2023 Events

April 13, 2023


Trashercise Litter Pickup
Keep Jackson Beautiful is requesting volunteers to participate in Trashercise, a community-wide litter pickup event on Saturday, April 22, sponsored by Keep Tennessee Beautiful, in celebration of Earth Day. Individual volunteers, businesses, organizations, service groups, non-profits and other groups can sign up to volunteer at

Volunteers can select an area to work in, including Northeast Jackson, Northwest Jackson, Midtown Jackson, East Jackson and South Jackson. Volunteers will finish the day by enjoying Earth Day vendors at the Jackson Fairgrounds, including Jackson Area Beekeepers Association, Madison County Parks and Recreation, City of Jackson Recycling Center and Keep Jackson Beautiful.

Community Cleanup
The City of Jackson, TN Health and Sanitation Department is offering a Community Cleanup day on April 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. by organizing a bulk waste drop-off event at the Jackson Fairgrounds to help residents dispose of large items that are difficult to get rid of. The event will allow citizens to drop off items such as tires, mattresses, furniture, and bulk items over 50 pounds. This initiative aims to promote a cleaner and healthier community by reducing illegal dumping and encouraging responsible waste disposal practices. By offering a convenient and free way to get rid of bulky waste, the City of Jackson, TN hopes to encourage more people to participate in keeping their neighborhoods clean and safe.

Paper Shredding
Direct Shred of Jackson, TN is celebrating Earth Day by offering free paper shredding services to the public on April 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Jackson Fairgrounds. This initiative aims to raise awareness about the importance of secure document destruction and also promote environmentally friendly practices. By providing a convenient and eco-friendly way to dispose of sensitive documents, DirecFor more information, visit Shred hopes to encourage individuals and businesses to make shredding a regular habit.

Tarp Your Load
TDOT and the Health and Sanitation Department are providing tarps to the first 75 people to attend.

Learn more and sign up to volunteer!