Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup’s national sponsor Ricoh celebrates EcoAction month in June, with shoreline cleanups all across Canada.

It’s the 11th anniversary of Ricoh Global’s Eco Action initiative – under which the company has implemented a broad range of global activities and local projects that share a common commitment to the environment.

To kick off EcoAction month, Ricoh Canada has partnered with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and is cleaning up shorelines, lakes, ponds and parks across Canada today, June 3. By partnering with the Shoreline Cleanup, Ricoh has already succeeded in diverting over 3,600 pounds of litter. The Ricoh Eco Action campaign has cleanups scheduled in 21 communities across Canada this month.

Ricoh crew picking up trash at Thetis lake, Victoria for EcoAction month.

Ricoh crew picking up trash at Thetis lake, Victoria for EcoAction month.

“Thanks to the efforts of Ricoh employees, thousands of pieces of litter and debris will be removed from Canadian shorelines before they can enter our waterways and cause harm. The positive impact is immediate,” said Kate Le Souef, manager of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. “Ricoh’s EcoAction month demonstrates how organizations can take the lead in caring for our environment.”

Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. Find out more at

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited and supported by Ricoh Canada and YVR, is a joint conservation initiative of the Vancouver Aquarium and WWF-Canada. Find out more at



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