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.
A fantastic week of clean up in Burgeo with our partners from ACAP Humber Arm. Our thanks to Sheldon Peddle, Ian, Dylan, Kendra, Logan, Jared and Lily. Andrew Scott and Renee Scott, June Hiscock, Leonard Ball [...]
A busy week! Back in Herring Neck, as there is no shortage of plastic debris to be removed. So far Clean Harbours Initiative has removed 6 truckloads of plastic: mostly buoys, barrels, mussels netting, and 6 fish nets. There's [...]
On June 19, Clean Harbours Initiative joined forces with the Chamberlains District Girl Guides to do a beach clean up near Coley's Point. 8 bags of trash were removed from the beach! Some of the items found were Tim [...]
What better way to celebrate World Ocean Week than by removing 1450 lbs of plastic from our marine environment? This week's haul comes a mussel farm in Herring Neck, where the environment was left in a terrible state by [...]
During the week of May 9-13, CHI joined forces with ACAP-Humber Arm to remove an estimated 900 lbs of tires from Cox's Cove and 600 lbs of tires from Frenchman's Cove. What else did we find? Lobster traps, bilge [...]