Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Nanaimo Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Join the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
September 18 - 26 2010

Last year 2,457 km of shoreline were cleaned, collecting a total of 160,914 kg of litter removed. 

The top five items were:
  • Cigarette butts 367,010
  • Food Wrappers 116,138
  • Plastic Bags 74,276
  • Caps & Lids 63,471
  • Cutlery & Dishes 40,799
To find out how you can participate in the shoreline cleanup for Nanaimo by becoming a Site Coordinator to organize a cleanup, or to help by becoming a participant visit their website using this LINK.

Map showing some of the cleanup sites around Nanaimo that will need cleaning this year. If you have the time to organize a cleanup, be sure to register early so as to get ready for this great event.
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