OLG, WWF Join Forces To Clean Innisfil Beach Park

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Initative Looking for Volunteers

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup arrives to Innisfil’s shores tomorrow. The folks over at Georgian Downs will be out in force with WWF Canada’s Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup crew to start polishing up at Innisfil Beach Park. Everything gets underway at 11:00. Visit the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup website to register for tomorrow’s event.

Here are the Dirty Dozen Items collected from Ontario beaches after last summer:

1. Cigarette Butts 117,355
2. Food Wrappers 33,883
3. Bottle Caps (Plastic) 21,360
4. Beverage Bottles (Plastic) 19,260
5. Straws/Stirrers 11,589
6. Beverage Cans 10,899
7. Other Plastic Bags 8,459
8. Bottle Caps (Metal) 8,457
9. Other Plastic/Foam Packaging 8,079
10. Lids (Plastic) 7,831
11. Grocery Bags (Plastic) 7,482
12. Cups & Plates (Paper) 6,749

And some of the more unusual items collected:

  • A Full Dinner in a Roasting Pan
  • Floating Down the Creek
  • Pig Shaped Salt Shaker
  • Police Evidence Bag
  • Radio Controlled Drone
  • Walrus Plush Toy