Exhibitors and Events

SCRCOG Composter and Rain Barrel Sale:


2022 Earth Day Exhibitors

During this year’s Earth Day celebration, the Town will have a diverse group of exhibitors showcasing the various community sustaining and developing initiatives they have carried out in the past year. These exhibitors will have a plethora of interactive displays to both educate and entertain guests at the celebration. The list below highlights a few of our exhibitors for this year’s extravaganza. This list is as of 3-25-22 and  will be updated as we schedule new exhibitors and events. 


Aegis Solar

Bender Inspection Services

Black Caucus of Hamden

CIPWG - The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group

Clean the Water! (American Chemical Society)

Cornell Scott Hill Health Center School Based Department 

Ecoworks Community Book Swap

Find and Seek: CARDBOARD

Flowers, Butterfly and Bees with Lyn Baumgartner

Golden Bells Festival

Hamden Alliance For Trees

Hamden Clean and Green Commission

Participate in a C&G Clean-Up: https://forms.gle/3ZCUWPR9QR9iLcos6

C&G Clean-Up Suggestion Sites: https://forms.gle/ibfurSKDgqaB1AwM9

Join the C&G Commission: https://forms.gle/ueJ12e5Y2YyrQdYT9

Hamden Energy Use & Climate Change Commission:

  • Charging Stations exhibit
  • Heat Pumps for the residential market  Exhibit 
  • Special energy projects for Hamden Exhibit

Hamden Fire Department

Hamden Girl Scouts

Hamden Human Rights and Relations Commission  

Hamden Natural Resources & Open Space Commission

Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce

Hamden Solid Waste and Recycling Commission

Haven's Harvest

Home Energy Solutions/ Aiello Home Services

Home Run Realty

Leafguard of Connecticut

League of Women Voters

Lights Out Connecticut

Mill River Watershed Association

Miller Library Seed Library

New Haven Climate Movement/ "Rock to Rock"

New Haven Garden Club

New Haven / Leon Sister City Project 

No Mow May

Peanut Planet

PosiGen Solar and Energy Efficiency

Quinnipiack Valley Health District

Regional Water Authority - HazWaste Central

Renewal By Anderson

Save The Sound

Sea of No Plastic

Sierra Club

Sleeping Giant Park Association

Southwest Conservation District

Spring Glen Garden Club

Spring Glen School Eco-Club

Thyme and Season

UCONN Master Gardener Program, New Haven County

West River Watershed Coalition

Wreaths for Ukraine

Events and Demonstrations - Schedule

8:00AM: Bird Walk, pre-event Behind The Middle School

10:00AM - 1:00PM: Hamden Middle School Clothing Drive Near Tennis Courts

10:30AM - 11:00AM: Deconstruction in Hamden Presentation by the Hamden Recycling Coordinator in Classroom

11:00AM -12:00PM: Blue Moon Raptors / Birds of Prey in the Auditorium

11:00AM - 11:30AM: 

High School Student Activism Training At Exhibitor Tables

Middle School Student Activity Youth Climate Movement At Exhibitor Tables 

11:00AM -12:00PM: Composting Presentation by Greg Bugbee, Ph.D. in Classroom

12:00PM - 12:10PM: Terri Kurczewski, Principal of Bear Path School Presentation in the Auditorium

12:10PM - 12:30PM: Mayor Lauren Garrett Presentation / Orchid Award, in the Auditorium

12:30PM: Police K-9 Presentation in the Front of the School

12:30PM - 1:30PM: Climate Change & Tree Health Presentation by Robert E. Marra, Ph.D. in the Classroom

1:30PM - 3:30PM: Composter Sale Pickup, Front of School. Order Here: https://scrcog.compostersale.com/

1:30PM - 2:00PM: Magitricity - Environmental Magic, w/ Cyril the Sorcerer in the Auditorium

2:15PM - 3:00PM: The Clergy Band in the Auditorium

All Day Events:

All American Waste - Trash and Recycling Demonstration

Hamden Fire Department - Touch a Truck, Front of School

Hamden Middle School Art Show, School Lobby

Home Depot - Kids and Plants, Atrium

Peanut Planet  - Drop off and Recycle your Packing Materials, Front of School

P.L.A.C.E.-Partnership in Learning and Creative Exploration, Front of School

WPCA - Rain Barrel Demonstration, Exhibitor Tables

Recycling Stations, Multiple Locations 

Neighborhood Cleanups, Offsite: 

  • Shepard & Dixwell
  • West Todd Street
  • Whitney Center


Register as an Exhibitor

Learn more about registering as an exhibitor for Hamden’s Earth Day Celebration with our 2020 Exhibitor Activity Confirmation Form (PDF).

For further information, please contact Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator, Joe DeRisi, at 203-287-7021 or earthday@hamden.com