“Ditching” the Dirty Dozen

Each year, citizen science data collected by Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup reveal the "Dirty Dozen," a list of the most-found litter across Canada. This year, it was found that the proportion of litter f...

Butt Out 

UBC researchers analyzed data from 1,226 Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanups between 2013 and 2016 and recently announced a major discovery: 50 per cent of the waste recovered during cleanups of Vancouver and Vic...
Terracycle recycle cigarette butts from Canadian shorelines.

Getting Butts Off Our Beaches with TerraCycle

TerraCycle and Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, began working together in 2012, and with the help of over 58,000 volunteers annually, have recycled over 460,000 cigarette...