Fleming College Teams Up With Trent University To Cleanup Shoreline At Del Crary Park

Fleming College teamed up with Trent University and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada’s Living Planet @ Campus to host the 3rd Annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Del Crary Park on Saturday, November 2nd.

Together, with 61 volunteers including Fleming students, staff and members of the community, the initiative made the following impact:

  • Cleaned up over 161.5 lbs. of trash

  • Picked up 2,960 cigarette butts

  • Picked up 278 pieces of plastic

  • Picked up 249 food wrappers

  • Picked up 187 pieces of paper

Photo courtesy Fleming College

Photo courtesy Fleming College

“Pollution is a growing concern, and when it collects in our local parks and directly affects our wildlife populations, we all have an obligation to make a difference,” says Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “We are very proud of this initiative, and of our staff and students, and all who participated and made their contribution to our community.”

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is an initiative that encourages the community to take action towards keeping shorelines clean, increasing awareness around proper waste diversion and the ways it affects water and aquatic habitats.

To learn more about Fleming’s sustainability initiatives, click here.

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