Stay up to date with all of our latest clean-ups. Although these photos of marine debris are disturbing, our intention is not to point fingers. On the contrary – we are extremely grateful to the municipalities and Harbour Authorities that support clean-up efforts and take action to reduce marine dumping! We are not here to blame any industry for the marine debris that litters our coast – we need commitment and action NOW to remove – and prevent – further plastic waste from entering the marine environment. We all need to work together – governments, industries, NGOs and individuals – to improve our waste management practices and restore our harbours and ocean environment for the benefit of all.
If you’ve seen the film Hell or Clean Water, you will know that Clean Harbours Initiative and IFAW Canada have been working together over the past 2 years, thanks to funding support from Environment Canada and Climate Change’s Zero Plastic [...]
Well, we've spent 5+ days working at Hickman's Harbour last month, and our work is far from done. Check out some of the debris we were able to remove! 135 tires, 33 car batteries, 5 crab traps, 8 fish [...]
Another day, another 2000 lbs of plastic removed from the ocean! Today we brought back 10 pieces of dragnet, 4 pieces of tarps, 30 fish pans, 2 small pieces of grey vat, 2 fish pans of rope, 35 buckets, [...]
Today our team recovered 16 pc dragnet, 2 big pc tarp, 45 pc fish pans, 5 small pc grey vats, 4 fish pans of rope, 31 buckets, 5 mussel buoys, 150 plastic bottles (mostly bleach and motor lube containers), [...]
What a difference this 14' Jon boat makes! Now, we can access the water that is slightly inland of the beach, and remove even more plastic debris. Today Shawn and Andrew removed 4 tires, 13 rope bags of plastic, [...]