A life-changing expedition to Ecuador

One year ago, I went on a life-changing expedition to Ecuador and spent five weeks in the Andes Mountains, the Amazon Rainforest and the Galapagos Islands. Organized through the University of Toronto, I spent t...

Taking the Office Outdoors

Matthew Zarmati, Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator for Loblaw Companies Limited, is one of our  Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup champions and a leader in the workplace. He has encouraged thousands of...

The Golden and Green Girls

Avneet and Ramneek Dhunna are twin sisters and inspiring high school students from Surrey, BC that are taking a stand against shoreline litter. This dynamic duo is showing how easy it is to make a change by lea...

It’s Campus Cleanup Month!

It is estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean. Plastic pollution isn’t only an ocean issue – at least 80 per cent of the plastic in our oceans originates on land, including park...

Vancouver’s First Zero-Waste Grocery Store 

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 t...

Hamilton Pitches In

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 adoptin...

Welcoming Another 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 t...

A Shoreline Cleanup for Every Team

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. F...