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CBC Radio Interview: Chloe Dubois on All Points West – Surrey group recycles almost 20 tonnes of Vancouver Island beach debris

READ THE ARTICLE: Surrey group recycles almost 20 tonnes of Vancouver Island beach debris All Points West January 10, 2017 Season 2017, Episode 300275589 08:43 “What it’s really coming down to is our consum ption habits of plastic and how we dispose of that plastic is really affecting our local communities as well as our Read More

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Expedition Updates & Thank YOU!

This summer, some of the largest coordinated efforts took place to remove marine debris from our West coast Canadian shorelines, connecting so many wonderful people together in a common goal to better our environment. Members of the Vancouver Island Marine Debris Working Committee and countless passionate community members have contributed to this cause to remove Read More

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Summer 2016 Ocean Cleanup Expedition Update

We have been working so hard this summer at cleaning our BC West Coast! We are up to 139 supersacks so far since our cleanup in May/ June. Stay tuned for the dates for the Sorting Celebration happening this fall.

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SUCCESS Cleaning Catala Island!

Our expedition is going amazing! Above is some of our crew with the heaping pile of trash. We will be converting this trash into fuel this up coming summer with our new mobile unit. We have finished cleaning Catala Island, managing to complete two field surveys for NOAA and remove a lot of garbage. Thanks Read More

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Success in Mexico!

We successfully identified several plastic pollution hotspots, recorded debris data and removed plastic pollution off of a few hotspots just outside of Yelapa, Mexico with a crew of 12 people. In only 120m we collected 162 kilos of plastic pollution!

Ocean Legacy Action!

Success in Kyuquot, BC!

We have been working out in Kyuquot, BC loading up beach trash and hauling it off the shoreline. The bulk of the garbage was collected by Luke Osenenko and the Nuu-chan-nulth Tribal Council this summer. We ended up building a giant raft out of some of the larger pieces of styrofoam and floating the garbage Read More

The OL Team Cleaning Alaskan Shorelines!

SUCCESS! 40,000lbs of Garbage Cleaned from Alaska Coastline

40,000lbs of Debris Cleaned from Alaskan Shoreline This expedition was a collaboration between <a href="http://thecleanoceansproject go to these guys.com/” target=”_blank”>The Clean Oceans Project and the Gulf of Alaska Keepers.  Ocean Legacy was there to assist in clean up efforts and capture media sources.  This, our first shoreline debris cleaning expedition, was a huge success! In Read More