Urban Litter Challenge (UofT Trash Team)

Date & Time

Sat, September 19, 2020
10:00 am

Location of cleanup

Corktown Commons
City of Toronto, Ontario

Meeting Place

We will setup with materials at the benches located at the eastern end of the Central Lawn. The Central Lawn is located between the Urban Marsh and the Pavillion Terrace (where the splash pad is). This way - you can either cleanup in the park or go to the

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

This event is in collaboration with UofT Trash Team's Urban Litter Challenge, Blue Drinks Toronto, Canadian Water Resources Association and IWA Young Water Professionals! We will also use this gathering to talk about the history of the area and flood management in Toronto! Pleae come any time between 10am and 2pm, you do not need to stay the whole time! This will allow for further distancing. The resources about flood management and the Don River will be available regardless of what time you come! Bring your own water (in a reusable bottle) to stay refreshed while you clean. We will provide all supplies, including gloves and sanitizer, but please bring your own mask. Arrive anytime between 10am and 2pm, as long as your data card is back by 2pm. This four-hour window will allow us to maintain social distancing.

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Get outside & appreciate nature
  • Create awareness around the trash we produce
  • networking for water professionals

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Sylvie Spraakman

Participants

+5 more

8/20 Participants

About this site

Description

WARD #32. Located at the foot of Lower River Street and Bayview Avenue. Park contains sensitive wildlife habitat, please do not clean in fenced off areas.

Cleanup History

Since 2016, there have been 12 cleanups that have collected 215kg of trash at this site.