The stats are pretty impressive. In 2011, volunteers collected litter from 3,144 km. of Canadian shoreline. That’s 351,238 cigarette butts, 71,200 plastic bags and 39,308 bottles. Weirder items included false teeth, a prisoner’s effects bag and a fully decorated Christmas tree. Get all the dirty details here. But I’m guessing you’re most interested in how to get involved.
In Vancouver, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 15. at locations including Kitsilano Beach at 10am. Continue reading:
Pitch In! The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, Sept. 15-23