Spring Into Clean Continues Today In Barrie

Focus on waterfront

A big crowd expected on Barrie’s waterfront this morning for day two of the Spring Into Clean effort. This began yesterday with students cleaning up around their schools. Organizer Lindsay Babcock surprised at the support at the support coming from another group. She says many businesses in the city have taken up the cause; their employees banding together to clean-up not just their property, but others in the same industrial area. The waterfront effort got underway at 9am at Heritage Park and goes until 1pm. Anyone can pitch in with a free lunch being served.

Spring Into Clean 2015 Results
Participants (all events): 16,050 residents
Amount of litter collected: 4,870 kgs
Combined area of Barrie cleaned: 159,328 sq. meters