Environmental Programs News- Spring 2019

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April 2019 -- Issue 39 •  City of Irvine Environmental Programs • 

oil filters

Used Oil Filter Exchange

Exchange your used oil filter for a free replacement. Please drain your filter for at least 24 hours. One filter per person.

April 13 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
O'Reilly Auto Parts
15315 Culver Drive, Suite 170
Irvine, 92604

Used oil containers are available at Irvine City Hall.


Create an Edible Garden

Attend this free Irvine Ranch Water District workshop to get useful tips on growing your own fruits and vegetables.
April 17 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
IRWD Multi-Purpose Room
15600 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine 92618
Register here


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. For more information, visit the Department of Justice website.


In Irvine every day is Earth Day. Residents and businesses can learn about conserving energy and water, reducing waste, and preventing pollution to help preserve the environment on Earth Day and throughout the year. For tips and resources that help benefit our planet and maybe your pocketbook visit cityofirvine.org/earthday

water pledge

Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

My Water Pledge is a friendly competition between cities across the U.S. to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayors nationwide will challenge their residents to conserve water, energy and other natural resources on behalf of their city through a series of informative, easy-to-use pledges online. During the month of April take the pledge to support Irvine in conserving water. Check the City's status often and encourage your friends and family to participate by visiting mywaterpledge.com

Cycle Your Way into May for Bike Month

Join OCTA to celebrate National Bike Month in May with local events, bicycling promotions and more. Orange County has an expansive bikeway network that offers safe and scenic cycling from the beach to the foothills. Whether you bike to work or school, for exercise or recreation, bicycling is a fun, healthy and efficient way to travel in Orange County. Click here for more information on Bike Month.