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Giving New Life to Litter!

Image from the Ocean Wise Blog Meet the new shoreline litter drop-off site at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium. In honour of Earth Day, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and Ocean Legacy are launching a new shoreline litter drop-off location at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium.  Not only will this new drop-off location keep trash off shorelines Read More

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Lush Cosmetics: Cleaning up plastic pollution with Ocean Legacy

The hardworking staff at Ocean Legacy, a Lush Charity Pot partner, see the devastating effects of plastic pollution every day. Their work focuses on educating the public about how plastic pollution affects the marine environment; they even take groups of volunteers to remote locations off the coast of British Columbia to clean up marine debris. Read More

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Aug 24 2017 – Sorting Event Update & Thanks!

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An Evening Sorting Marine Debris with The Ocean Legacy Foundation

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Loading Marine Debris, Headed to our Intake Centre!

PS: Thank you for the timelapse Lisa!

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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.