Community Events

Flagstaff Bike to Work Week


Bike to Work Week demonstrates the tremendous potential Flagstaff's population has to make a difference by commuting by bicycle. Join us in June as we can make that difference count more by bike commuting more often. Read on about Bike to Work Week.

Flagstaff 15 Minute Makeover
Got 15 minutes to keep Flagstaff beautiful? It's time for the 10th annual 15-minute makeover! Join community members at 10:15 am on October 15th, 2017 in picking up litter where you work, live or play. The Flagstaff Community Stewards program will supply trash bags, recycle bags, and disposable gloves if you need them.

Stop by City Hall on Friday, October 13th, 2017 between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm to pick up supplies, have a donut and coffee and learn about waste reduction, recycling, hazardous waste disposal, and other ways you can help keep Flagstaff beautiful!

Sign up to participate on our facebook page or by sending an email to mtwomey@flagstaffaz.gov. After the event, post a photo of your group with your trash bags on our facebook page with #Flag15 to be entered into a drawing for gift certificates to local restaurants!

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Sustainable Home and Garden Tour


The Sustainability Program collaborates with the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program to organize the Sustainable Home and Garden Tour, a free educational event. The date is Saturday October 1, 2016. The tour is self guided and starts at Willow Bend Environmental Education Center. There, you will receive a tour packet with all addresses, maps and information on each location. Most tour locations implement water conservation, solar power, rainwater collection, xeriscaping, composting, passive solar design, and others. Locations will have either the homeowner/builder and/or an expert to educate and answer your questions

Flagstaff Earth Day


The City hosts a community celebration every April as a way to recognize and celebrate Flagstaff's commitment to the natural environment. The City partners with several community organizations, including the Coconino Rural Environment Corps to host a community clean up before the celebration. To find out more please visit the Flagstaff Earth Day webpage.

Drop-off Day


Join Makoshred, SCA Tissue, Flagstaff Police Department, Coconino County Sheriff's Office, Coconino County Public Health Services District, eGreenITsolutions, LLC, Flagstaff Hazardous Products Center, and Flagstaff Sustainability Program for a Drop-Off Day, Dump the Drugs, and Shred-A-Thon Event!

Put your waste in the right place! Come to the Flagstaff Police Department parking lot on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10 am- 1 pm to drop off expired or unwanted medications, sensitive documents, car seats, latex paint, CFLs, batteries, and electronic waste such as computers and televisions.

We will be collecting up to two banker boxes of sensitive documents per person.
No drugs, electronic waste or paper from commercial sites will be accepted. If you have questions, please contac Maggie Twomey and (928) 213-2144 or mtwomey@flagstaffaz.gov.



Fix-it Clinic


The City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program holds Fix-it Clinics to help residents save money, learn basic fixing skills for household items, and keep salvageable items out of our landfill. These events bring volunteers from the community with skills in tinkering and fixing, together with residents who have broken household items. Our next Fix-it Clinic will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Joe C. Montoya Community and Senior Center (245 N Thorpe Rd) from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  To learn more please visit the Fix-it Clinic webpage.

Lights Out Flagstaff


Lights Out Flagstaff is a weekend celebration of Flagstaff's incredible night sky heritage and commitment to responsible energy consumption. For two nights, homes, businesses, and city buildings turn off their lights and enjoy free public astronomy programs provided by Flagstaff community organizations. For more information, check out www.flagstaff.az.gov/lightsoutflagstaff.

Trail Days and Open Space Tours


The City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program holds trail days, clean-ups, and guided tours regularly at Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve and Observatory Mesa Natural Area. If you are interested in volunteering at an upcoming trail day, please contact Betsy Emery at eemery@flagstaffaz.gov.