Register Your Own 2019 Clean-Up or Join a Clean Up Event!
Planning a school yard clean-up? Let us help! We can provide each school in Thunder Bay with a clean up kit containing garbage and recycling bags, gloves, data collection card, information on our Spring Up to Clean Up contests, prizes and a gift card to a local green house to put towards a school greening project. Only 1 kit per school, so please plan accordingly. This year, we are partnering with the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up to help with data collection to help protect our waterways.
Step 1 - Register your school Spring Up to Clean Up to receive supplies. We'll contact you to let you know when your clean-up kit is ready for pick up.
Step 2 - Coordinate your clean-up and distribute supplies among participating classes.
Step 3 - Assign students to fill out the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up data collection card during the clean-up event (copies may be necessary).
Step 4 - Submit data results back to EcoSuperior.
We can also offer a short presentation to primary students on the effects of litter in our community.
Register as a Workplace
Join the 20 Minute Makeover on May 1 by taking 20 minutes out of your work day to clean up outside of your workplace. Can’t join in on May 1? That’s okay! Schedule your clean-up anytime this spring to participate and receive free clean-up supplies, public promotion and recognition and a chance to win great prizes!
Register as an individual, family or community group.
Want to plan a clean-up for your neighbourhood? Big or small, we can help! Register a clean-up for anytime in May and we’ll provide free clean-up supplies, public promotion and recognition and a chance to win great prizes!
Step 1 - Set date your and location.
Step 2 - Invite your friends and family to participate.
Step 3 - Register to receive your free supplies. We'll contact you to let you know when your clean-up kit is ready for pick up.
Step 4 - Get out there and enjoy the spring weather! Be sure to take a picture of your crew in action for a chance to win a great prize from one of our program sponsors.
Check out these neighbourhood events!
Official Spring Up to Clean Up Campaign Launch
When: MAY 1 , 2019 @ 10:00 am
Where: Bay & Algoma Neighbourhood @ Bay Village Coffee
Help us launch the 2019 Spring Up to Clean Up campaign! This year, EcoSuperior and the City of Thunder Bay are teaming up with Bay & Algoma Neighbourhood to kick-off the 23rd annual community clean-up program. We would like to invite businesses and community members join us at our media event. There will be guest speakers, on location radio broadcasting and refreshments. We invite ALL to take part in the popular community-wide clean-up as we give the Barton Street business neighbourhood a 20 Minute Makeover for spring! Then join us back at Bay Village Coffee for photos and a chance to celebrate our efforts!
Meet at Bay Village Coffee at 221 Bay Street, Thunder Bay.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by April 29, 2019.
20 Minute Makeover for Workplaces
When: May 1, 2019
Where: Workplaces Across Thunder Bay
Join the 20 Minute Makeover by taking 20 minutes out of your work day to clean up outside of your workplace. Can’t participate? That’s okay! Schedule your clean-up anytime in May to participate and receive free clean-up supplies, public promotion and recognition and a chance to win great prizes!
Waterfront District Neighbourhood Clean-Up
The Waterfront District wants you to join them in giving the neighbourhood a spring makeover! Volunteers needed to help collect litter, sweep sidewalks, rake plant debris, prune vegetation. Garbage and recycling bas provided. Please bring your own gloves, rakes, or brooms to ensure availability!
Participant certificates available to students upon request!
Free Recycling Event
Electronic Waste Drop-Off
Need to get rid of that old cell phone or computer? EcoSuperior, Bin There Dump That and Bay Village Coffee will help make your spring cleaning easy! Drop off your electronic waste for FREE during our 1 day collection event. We'll make sure they get recycled properly and stay out of our landfill.
WHEN: May 5, 2019 - 10am - 3pm
Donations will be made to EcoSuperior by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship and the Ontario Stewardship based on the volume of materials collected, so your spring cleaning can help inspire environmental stewardship in Northwestern Ontario!
For more information visit www.ecosuperior.org/collectionevent or call 624-2141.
South Core Neighbourhood Clean-up
When: May 16, 2019, 5pm
Where: City Hall
Join members of the South Core Public Safety Task Force and the Crime Prevention Council in their mission to tidy the South Core Neighbourhood for the spring season.
Municipality of Shuniah - Spring Up to Clean Up
When: May 25, 2019, 11am - 1pm
Where: MacGregor Recreation Centre (800 Lakeshore Drive)
The Municipality of Shuniah is jumping into spring with Spring Up to Clean Up! Come out and participate in our community clean-up on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the MacGregor Recreation Centre (800 Lakeshore Drive). Do your part to keep our community and Lake Superior free from litter! All volunteers will receive free clean-up supplies, survey sheets and safety tips. Please remember to dress appropriately. Rubber boots or closed-toed shoes recommended. After the clean-up, stay and celebrate spring with refreshments.
Thunder Bay Police Services Zone Watch Neighbourhood Clean-Ups
The Thunder Bay Police Services Zone Watch program is a community program that teams up patrol officers with citizens of Thunder Bay who want to improve the safety of our city. This spring, Zone Watch officers and volunteers are partnering with the City of Thunder Bay and EcoSuperior to address litter by planning a number of neighbourhood clean-up events as part of the annual Spring Up to Clean Up campaign. These events will encourage neighbours to take action together for a safer, more beautiful neighbourhood. They will also provide an opportunity to introduce residents to their Primary Zone Officer and learn more about the Zone Watch program.
Dates and Locations T.B.A.
Stash the Trash with Sleeping Giant Brewing Company
Sleeping Giant Brewing Company wants you to help Stash the Trash! Register a team for this clean-up event and report for duty at the brewery for a morning of fun, photos and city-wide trash busting! All participants get a reward from SGBC
When: June 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Where: Meet at Sleeping Giant Brewing Company at 712 Macdonell Street