In addition to the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, there are many other ways that you can help protect our local shorelines year round. Here are ten easy ways to prevent and reduce shoreline litter:
Get hands on
Participate in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup! Each September, cleanup events are organized in every province and territory. Choose the role that suits your schedule and flexibility, whether it’s as a Site Coordinator or a cleanup participant. To learn more about these roles, visit our Get Involved page.
If you know someone in a different region who also wants to take action, why not challenge them to organize or join a cleanup? Then see which cleanup group collects the most garbage from their shoreline.
Are you currently outside of Canada, but still want to do your part for the environment? Many cities, particularly along the west coast of North America, run shoreline cleanup programs throughout the year. Search online for the closest one near you.