Saturday: Petrie Island plastic pollution cleanup

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Ottawa, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Energetic volunteers will tackle plastic pollution as the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup celebrates its 25th season on International Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept. 15, with events across the country, including at Petrie Island in Ottawa. 





Other events are planned for Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver. 

Shoreline Cleanup is grateful for the support of its sponsors, including Loblaw Companies Limited and Coca-Cola Ltd. as the presenting sponsors and OLG as a provincial sponsor. 


The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited and Coca Cola, is one of the largest direct-action conservation programs in Canada. A conservation initiative of Ocean Wise and WWF-Canada, the Shoreline Cleanup aims to promote understanding of shoreline litter issues by engaging Canadians to rehabilitate shoreline areas through cleanups.﷟  


WWF-Canada creates solutions to the environmental challenges that matter most for Canadians. We work in places that are unique and ecologically important, so that nature, wildlife and people thrive together. Because we are all wildlife. 

Emily Vandermeer

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Globe Newswire: 12:00 GMT Friday 14th September 2018

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