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Vancouver's First Zero-Waste Grocery Store 

Zero-waste grocery store Nada takes sustainability seriously.

As a marine biologist, Brianne Miller knows all too well the threat that plastic poses to ocean health and aquatic animals. Feeling discouraged by the amount of packaging and plastic generated from her visits to the grocery store, she decided to open her own zero-waste grocery store in Vancouver. The result, Nada, opens this Wednesday June 20th.  […]

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Hamilton Pitches In

Canada's 10th largest city joins the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup as a Clean Shoreline Community.

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup welcomes the City of Hamilton as the latest official Clean Shoreline Community. Hamilton joins the cities of Calgary, Vancouver and the District of West Vancouver in adopting the green designation awarded by the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, one of the largest direct-action conservation programs in Canada. The partnership supports Our Future […]

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Welcoming Another Clean Shoreline Community

West Vancouver joins Canada's largest cleanup program as an official Clean Shoreline Community

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is pleased to welcome the District of West Vancouver as an official Clean Shoreline Community, joining Calgary, Hamilton and Vancouver as the latest Canadian city to adopt the green designation awarded by one of the largest direct-action conservation programs in Canada. West Vancouver celebrated its first Clean Shoreline Community cleanup […]

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A Shoreline Cleanup for Every Team

To celebrate the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup's 25th season, take on shoreline litter with special monthly challenges.

For its 25-year anniversary, the Great Canadian Shoreline is celebrating with a special monthly Cleanup Challenge. This spring, summer and fall, we’ll challenge different teams to lead the way for shorelines. From schools and students, communities and co-workers, we’re looking forward to the amazing work done by diverse cleanup teams across Canada. Sound like fun? […]

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Giving New Life to Litter

Meet the new shoreline litter drop-off site at Ocean Wise's Vancouver Aquarium.

In honour of Earth Day, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and Ocean Legacy are launching a new shoreline litter drop-off location at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium.  Not only will this new drop-off location keep trash off shorelines but out of landfills, too. By dropping off cleanup items they collect, volunteers take their  cleanup one step […]

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Spotlight on Site Coordinators: Kate and Jaynne

Fall is here, and before our shorelines and waterways are covered by leaves and snow let’s get out and do a Shoreline Cleanup! This month we feature two amazing site coordinators in Alberta who are making a difference on their local shorelines. Kate Blackburn Cleanup Site: Confederation Park Pond and Creek, A.B. Why do you […]

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Hundreds Team Up to Clean up at Shoreline Cleanup Celebration Events

This past weekend, hundreds of people headed out to their local shorelines to make a difference in their own communities. Five official events were held by the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre and WWF-Canada to celebrate the success of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited. To date, a total of approximately 1,207 […]

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Celebrating Cleaner Shorelines from Coast to Coast

This weekend, hundreds of people will be teaming up with the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre and WWF-Canada to clean up local shorelines through our annual celebration events for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited. These events, open to the public, provide people with a simple way to be part of […]

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