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Shoreline Cleanups


What is the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup™?

The Shoreline Cleanup promotes an understanding of shoreline litter issues by engaging Canadians to rehabilitate shoreline areas through local cleanups. This is presented by Loblaw Companies ltd. and a joint effort between WWF Canada and the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise Initiative.

As Simple as 1-2-3

You can make our shorelines safe, fun and family-friendly! Standing up against shoreline litter can be as simple as:

  1. Signup for our shoreline cleanup
  2. Arrive on the day
  3. Pick up garbage

We provide equipment such as reusable gloves, pickers, and collection buckets. Join us as we reduce our single-use waste by bringing your own re-useable bottles, especially since members can enjoy complimentary refreshments during our cleanups! 

What Members Found on Previous Cleanups

A recent event in June 2018 saw members of the Vancouver Aquarium clean over 500m of coastline, collecting over 40lbs of litter.

Some really interesting finds include:

  • A flash disk
  • Discarded piping
  • A stroller tire
  • Hundreds of cigarette butts, plastic and foam bits.

Our next cleanup will be Summer 2018.

Not a member? Join today to gain access to Beachwalks and many other benefits.

Date and Time

Upcoming Cleanup

Summer 2018

Previous Cleanup

Friday, June 15, 2018



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