In 2019, volunteers coordinated 2,621 cleanups and collected 125,232 kg of litter on 4,665 km of Canadian shoreline.

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Celebration

Date & Time

Sat, September 15, 2018
10:00 am

Location of cleanup

Iona Island Park/Beach
Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

Meeting Place

Meet at the tents set up at Iona Beach Park. Look for the tent with the "Registration" sign.

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

We’re celebrating International Coastal Cleanup with a shoreline cleanup and celebration at Iona Beach Park. Join hosts Vancouver International Airport and the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup for this family-friendly event and make a positive difference to the health of our oceans. A few reminders for the event: Our co-hosts YVR have an amazing major prize - volunteers can enter for a chance to win two free flights to any Canadian destination direct from YVR, courtesy of Air Canada! Our cleanup happens rain or shine. Dress for the weather, including wearing closed toe shoes and bringing your rain gear. Bring your reusable coffee mug and water bottle. We will have free coffee and hot chocolate to warm you up! We also have free lunch at the end of the event. All cleanup supplies are provided, but if you have reusable gloves, bring them along to further reduce waste. Feel free to bring your family and friends! They will be able to register in person at the event. . . 09:30 Registration opens . . 10:00 Traditional welcome and cleanup begins! . . 12:00 Closing speech and prize draw . . 12:15 Free lunch . . 13:00 Event ends Free shuttle buses will be running all day between Templeton Skytrain Station and Iona Beach. See you on Saturday! The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup team

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Make the shoreline clean for my community
  • Get outside & appreciate nature

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Tanya Otero

Participants

+112 more

115/300 Participants

About this site

Description

Iona Island Park and Beach

Cleanup History

Since 2010, there have been 25 cleanups that have collected 1884kg of trash at this site.