About Earth Day
Charleston County's 18th Annual Earth Day Festival
The purpose of Charleston County's Annual Earth Day Festival is to educate Lowcountry residents about environmental issues in a celebratory atmosphere. The festival is a hands-on science-based interactive experience, designed to encourage participants of all ages to develop a deeper understanding of environmental issues. Earth Day was established in 1970 and is now celebrated by a half-billion people around the world. We are doing our part locally by celebrating with families, students, and environmental partners.
It's FUN. And it's FREE! All festival activities and parking are free, except for food and beverages. Consider arriving by foot, bike, bus or carpool (http://www.ridetricountylink.com or http://www.ridecarta.com). Contact the Recycling Center at (843)720-7111 for more information.
National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Odyssey Day is an outreach and education event dedicated to promoting the use of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, developed and coordinated by the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium in partnership with participating sponsors and partners. To celebrate Odyssey Day in South Carolina, an alternative fuel vehicles will be showcased at Charleston County's 2017 Earth Day Festival. For more about Odyssey Day, visit afvdayodyssey.org.
Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF), an initiative of the South Carolina Energy Office, is part of the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, one of nearly 100 designated coalitions in the United States. The Department of Energy developed this program in order to promote energy use in the transportation sector that is clean, safe, less dependent upon foreign sources, and sustainable. For more on PCF and alternative fuels, visit PalmettoCleanFuels.org.