I’m so excited to let you know about (2) fantastic family friendly ECO events you can do with your family on the same day!
Sat. Sept 21, 2013
Organized by the Vancouver Aquarium and Canada’s WWF, The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a national program providing all Canadians the opportunity to make a difference in their local communities. This year, the program celebrates 20 years of helping our planet!
Last year, the Shoreline Cleanup had more than 57,000 volunteers, and expanded the spring cleanup to include school groups in Ontario and British Columbia. Today, it is recognized as one of the largest direct action conservation programs, as well as the most significant contributor to the International Coastal Cleanup in Canada.
My family is registered and can’t wait to get out there and clean up our local beach area. What a wonderful experience this would be for your family to participate in. Teach your kids how to be a part of the solution and help clean up our oceans. After all, we can’t exist without our oceans.
Found in the Ocean last year:
|2012 Rank||Item||Number of Items Collected|
|5||Beverage Bottles (plastic) 2 liters or less||38,202|
|7||Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons||34,458|
|9||Beverage Bottles (glass)||29,198|
After you clean up the beach, head on over to the ….
Sat. Sept 21, 1 – 5pm
Help them build a new playground at Fun Fun Park by recycling your electrical small appliances and power tools!
Bring your old or broken electrical products – everything from toasters to microwaves to electric toothbrushes and power tools – and ElectroRecycle will recycle them free of charge. The more recycled products, the more money raised for the community park!
Visit www.electrorecycle.ca for a complete list of accepted products. ElectroRecycle is B.C.’s small appliance and power tool recycling program.
What a great way to spend a Saturday!