In 2019, volunteers coordinated 2,817 cleanups and collected 148,731 kg of litter on 3,877 km of Canadian shoreline.

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Queensborough Special Programs Committee

Date & Time

Sun, May 26, 2019
9:30 am

Location of cleanup

South Dyke Road Riverfront
City of New Westminster, British Columbia

Meeting Place

Meet-up at Thompsons Landing Park, on South Dyke Road, at Dockside Court, in Queensborough, New Westminster, BC

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

Bring clippers, pruners, gloves, rakes, boots, hats, we will be removing invasive plants, mostly blackberry. We are calling this our Spring Blackberry Knock-out.

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Make the shoreline clean for my community
  • Save animals
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Get outside & appreciate nature
  • Create awareness around the trash we produce

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Laurel Wright

Participants

+3 more

6/50 Participants

About this site

Description

All cleanups registered in New Westminster must contact the city directly for permission to host a cleanup. Contact New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation administration at 604.527.4567/pcr@newwestcity.ca for details. Section next to Carter Foreshore Park that includes Suzuki Street pier to Gifford Street and west of there to Dockside Court/Boundary Road.

Cleanup History

Since 2011, there have been 10 cleanups that have collected 1822kg of trash at this site.