Earth Month

Each year, the Environmental Sustainability Department produces a variety of special events designed to serve the whole community, including events that are family-friendly, encourage environmental stewardship, promote cultural arts, and offer recycling opportunities. This year marks the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day! 

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Earth Hour

Saturday, March 26, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Around the globe, millions of people switch off their lights and make noise for climate change action. Learn more at

Pepperdine Earth Day Celebration

Tuesday, April 5, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Pepperdine will host its Earth Day Celebration which incorporates student booths, activities, food, and community organizations. The City will participate with a booth to share active environmental programs and provide the students an opportunity to connect with the environmental community outside Pepperdine.

Elizabeth Rush: Malibu Library Speaker Series with Pepperdine

Tuesday, April 7, 7:00 PM

Author Elizabeth Rush will discuss her books about the impacts of climate change as part of Pepperdine University's Climate Calling Conference. The free event takes place in-person at Pepperdine's Elkins Auditorium. RSVPs are not required. For parking and other information, contact the Malibu Library at 310-456-6438 or Additional details are also available at

DOCUMENT SHRED & Household Hazardous and E-Waste Collection

Saturday, April 16, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, City Hall

Participate in Recycle Day and safely dispose of materials that don’t belong in the trash:

  • Electronic waste recycling
  • Household batteries
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
  • Oil and paint roundup
  • Shred confidential documents (limit 5 boxes or 5 13-gallon bags)

Park Tales

Thursday, April 21, 10:00 AM

In partnership with the Malibu Library, the City offers an earth day inspired storytime and art activity for ages 2-5 at Bluffs Park. Pre-Registration is required at 

Earth Day 52nd Anniversary

Earth Day was founded on April 22, 1970 as a day of environmental education and action. For details, visit

International Dark SKy Week

April 22 - 30

Residents are invited to join the Dark Skies movement to reduce light pollution which impacts nocturnal animals. The International Dark-Sky Association promotes solutions that allow people to appreciate dark, star-filled skies while enjoying the benefits of responsible outdoor lighting. On January 10, 2022, Malibu City Council extended the deadlines for commercial, residential, and institutional districts to comply with the City’s Dark Sky Ordinance to October 15, 2022. The Dark Sky Ordinance is meant to preserve Malibu’s nighttime sky and to protect local wildlife. Learn more about light pollution at

Malibu Organic Recycling Virtual Meeting

Thursday, April 28, 6:30 PM

The City and Los Angeles County Public Works (Malibu Garbage Disposal District) invite you to join a virtual community workshop to help community members learn about how to properly separate organic waste, and the importance of organics recycling to fighting climate change and reducing food waste. Representatives from Waste Management and Universal Waste Systems, Malibu’s waste haulers, will answer questions about their organic collection service. Register online.

Spring & Earth Day Giveaway for SENIORs

Friday, April 29, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Seniors are invited to celebrate Spring and Earth Day with the Malibu Senior Center. Stop by the outdoor patio next to the Senior Center to receive a goodie bag and say hello to staff. RSVP is required, please email or 310-456-2489 ext. 357.

Malibu Living Shoreline Community Restoration Event

Saturday, April 30, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Community members are invited to visit and help restore the Point Dume dune site of the Malibu Living Shoreline Project. The Bay Foundation staff will provide a brief introduction and discuss the significance of the project. Participants will support restoration and maintenance activities, including removing non-native vegetation, caring for native plants and seeds, and repairing other restoration elements. For more information visit