Days of Action

Join the worldwide Eco-Schools Community to celebrate International days of Action. Register on the Eco-Schools Projects website.

Next Eco-Schools Day of Action:…….

Other days of action:

Name Date
World Wetlands Day February 2
International Polar Bear Day February 27
International Day Of Action for Rivers March 14
World Sparrow Day March 20
World Planting Day March 21
World Water Day March 22
Earth Day 04-22: April 22
Arbor Day 04: Last Friday in April (each state also has its own observation based on best tree planting time)
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 04-29: April 29
Green Up Day 05: first Saturday of May in Vermont
Greenery Day 05-04: May 4 in Japan (previously April 29)
World Migratory Bird Day second Saturday in May
International Migratory Bird Day second Saturday in May (in the U.S. and Canada) and second Saturday in October (in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean)
International Day for Biological Diversity (World Biodiversity Day) 05-22: May 22
Europarc European day of parks 05-24: May 24
Bike-to-Work Day 05: Third Friday in May
World Environment Day 06-05: June 5
World Oceans Day 06-08: June 8
Global Wind Day 06-15: June 15
Garbage man day 06-17: June 17 in the United States
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 06-17: June 17
World Population Day 07-11: July 11
International Tiger Day 07-29: July 29
World Elephant Day 08-12: August 12
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 09-16: September 16
Clean Up the World 09-17 to 09-19: Weekend – September 16-18
World Water Monitoring Day 09-18: September 18
Zero Emissions Day 09-21: September 21
Car Free Day 09-22: September 22
Ecological Debt Day (Earth Overshoot Day) 09-23: September 23 in 2008, but receding
World Environmental Health Day 09-26: September 26 since 2011 (IFEH)
World Rivers Day 09: every last Sunday in September
World Habitat Day 10: first Monday in October
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction 10: second Wednesday in October
International Day of Climate Action 10-24: October 24
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict 11-06: November 6
America Recycles Day 11-15: November 15
World Soil Day 12-05: December 5
International Mountain Day 12-11: December 11
Ozone Action Day at certain times during the summer months
eDay variable date
Green Office Week
Keep Australia Beautiful Week Last full week of August
National Green Week 02: (first week in February every year in the United States)
National Wildlife Week
National Dark-Sky Week 04: (week of new moon in April)
National Pollinator Week Third week in June
National Clean Beaches Week 07-01 to 07-07: July 1 to 7
Conservation Week
European Mobility Week 09-16 to 09-22: September 16 to 22
Bike Week 06: second week in June
Recycle Week 06: 20 to 26 June 2011
Green Office Week
European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) 11: 9 days, last complete week in November
No Car Day 09: China, week of September 22