Edison Earth Week | Sneaker Drive, SWAP, Coastal Clean-up & More (Apr 19-25th)
Mon, Apr 19 1:13am





Get ready for a spectacular week ahead! Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd!


Be sure to take part in these great efforts planned through our Go Green PTA Committee…


  • ALL WEEK | Edison’s Sneaker Drive is back! - We are teaming up again with www.projectsole.org. ALL TYPES OF USED SHOES can be donated (see details & drop-off locations below).


  • Sat/Sun, April 24-25th, 9am-12pm| Edison’s Coastal Clean-up Event – Participate as a solo family event, a cohort event, or a socially-distanced meetup with friends (see more details this week).


  • April 25, 10am-12pm | Earth Week Book, Sports & Garden SWAP - In the name of "Re-use" students & families will have the opportunity to clean closets, find and trade books, size-up and trade sports clothes, gear & equipment for FREE. Succulents and garden supplies too. You need not bring anything to shop. Open to everyone at Edison. Spring cleaning!!! Leftover items to be donated. (see details & drop-off locations below)


  • ALL OF APRIL | Discover Dispatch Goods (Zero-waste Take-out… now in Alameda!) – Go to www.dispatchgoods.com and use the code EARTHMONTH for $5 off your family’s order at any participating restaurant on their website (they will pick-up your reusable dishes right from your front door – It is fabulous. No. More. Waste.)




More details are below.


In the meantime, as we say here at Edison "You Otter Be Green"!



Where to Drop-off Sneakers/Shoes & SWAP Items


Earth Week Sneaker Drive

ALL WEEK (Apr. 19-25th)



Sneakers or Shoes must be placed in a PLASTIC BAG (reuse one, please!) and can be dropped-off at ANY of the following locations:


  • 2509 Encinal Avenue
  • 3249 Thompson Avenue
  • 1514 Fountain Street
  • 2941 Northwood Drive
  • 2808 Lincoln Avenue



Earth Week Book, Sports & Garden SWAP

SWAP Event (Sun, Apr. 25th, 10am-12pm)

Location -- corner of Lincoln & Versailles St (grassy area outside Edison play structure)


Drop-off's - ALL WEEK (Apr. 19-25th):

Good condition items can be dropped-off at the following locations (or bring to the SWAP in-person by 10am on Apr. 25th):


Sports clothes, shoes, gear & equipment, and used Edison wear:

  • 2938 Northwood Drive
  • 2820 Windsor Drive



  • 1716 Versailles Ave
  • 2820 Windsor Drive


Any of the following are acceptable:

Kids books & Adult fiction

Kids wheels - bikes, scooters, ride-ons, roller skates & blades

Kids sports equipment including clothing, accessories, & shoes

Used Edison wear

Succulents & garden supplies – Bring on Apr. 25th!


If you are looking for a good home for your CLEAN dry folded paper bags and/or reusable plastic bags – bring these too (these will be used or donated!)


Feel free to contact the following PTA leads with any questions:

Edison Go Green Co-Chairs:

Debi Ryan (debig.ryan@gmail.com) or Jeanine Sidran (jsidran@gmail.com)