MALIBU—The city of Malibu will be celebrating the 46th anniversary of Earth Day with a series of events and tips throughout the month. From March 19 to April 24 a new environmental tip will be posted each day.

Such tips that have been highlighted include:

-March 22 – Go paperless. Americans throw out enough office paper each year to build a 12-foot high wall of paper from New York to Seattle.

-March 21 – Top 10 ways to Live Lightly in the Watershed.

-March 20 – Give up bottled water and refill your reusable stainless steel sport bottle.

-March 19 – Earth Hour: Turn off your lights from 8:30 to 9:30 PM on Saturday to make a statement about the need to combat climate change.

The Environmental Sustainability Department is responsible for producing a variety of special events each year to serve the community. Malibu has proclaimed April as “Earth Month,” which kicks off with Earth Hour on March 19. Other events for the month of April include:

“Waste to Waves” Polystyrene Collection

April 1-16, Malibu City Hall upper parking lot

-Only white #6 block packing foam accepted

-NO peanuts or take-out food containers

-Sustainable Surf recycles foam into surfboard blank

Earth Day Student Fair

April 6, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Pepperdine University

Library Speaker Series: Bill McKibben

April 6, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Pepperdine University

-Tickets are limited – RSVP required

-Call the Malibu Library to reserve your seat 310-456-6438

Earth Day

Saturday, April 16, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at City Hall

-Document shredding

-Electronic waste recycling

-Oil and paint roundup

“Find & Fix A Leak” Workshop

Saturday, April 16, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at City Hall

Farmers Market Earth Day Celebration

Sunday, April 24, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Malibu Civic Center

To obtain additional information about upcoming festivities and tips visit Twitter @MalibuEnviroDpt and Instagram @KeepItCleanMalibu.