In 2018, volunteers coordinated 2,086 cleanups and collected 83,233 kg of litter on 3,508 km of Canadian shoreline.

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Earth Day! Backyard Shoreline Cleanup

Date & Time

Fri, April 20, 2018
12:30 pm

Location of cleanup

Stanley Park Girl in a Wetsuit Statue to Lumberman's Arch
City of Vancouver, British Columbia

Meeting Place

Meet on the seawall at the top of the beach. The beach area is near Lumberman's Arch, and the west side of the kids water park. Look for a group with buckets and signage.

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

It's Earth Day! Let's celebrate by doing a green and great act for our big blue ocean. We'll be cleaning the shoreline at Lumberman's Arch and along the seawall. Dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. Cleanup supplies will be provided. Cleanup will run from 12:30-1:30pm, in the last 10 minutes we will be sorting the litter to help divert this shoreline litter from landfill. A zero waste cleanup!

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Get outside & appreciate nature
  • Celebrate Earth Day by doing a green act for our environment.

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Tanya Otero

Participants

+4 more

7/20 Participants

About this site

Description

This is a stretch of tidal flats from the Girl in a Wetsuit Statue to Lumberman's Arch

Cleanup History

Since 2010, there have been 23 cleanups that have collected 222kg of trash at this site.