In 2019, volunteers coordinated 1,518 cleanups and collected 87,247 kg of litter on 2,890 km of Canadian shoreline.
Date & Time
Sat, October 13, 2018
Location of cleanup
Yacht Club to Devonian Park
City of Vancouver, British Columbia
Please meet at the entrance of the Vancouver Aquarium at the plogg - a - thon booth at the Ocean Health Fair.
The youth of the Ocean Bridge team, ran by Ocean Wise, is planning a plogging event (picking up litter while jogging) around the seawall in Stanley Park, and an ocean health fair in the plaza outside the Vancouver Aquarium, to be held on Oct. 13th. The goal is to engage the Vancouver public of all ages on the issue of ocean plastic pollution in a fun and healthy way. There will be a 5k route, with prizes for the most trash collected by weight. Afterwards, there will be educational booths and activities about plastic pollution and other ocean health related issues, as well as zero-waste living. The start and finish line, and booths will be in the plaza outside the Vancouver Aquarium.
Goal(s) of This Cleanup
Stanley Park, from Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, to Vancouver Rowing Club and ending at start of Devonian Harbour Park. Clean up along seawall, and shoreline at low tide.
Since 2010, there have been 34 cleanups that have collected 796kg of trash at this site.
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