Provided by Air Canada/CNW
Garry Point Park in Richmond, B.C., on Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
VANCOUVER, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Earlier this year, Air Canada announced a partnership with environmental organization 4ocean, a company dedicated to actively removing waste plastics and trash from the ocean and coastlines while inspiring individuals to work together for a cleaner ocean. Following the success of the July 2019 inaugural 4ocean cleanup event powered by Air Canada in Florida, the first Canadian Community Shoreline Cleanup event takes place Sept. 22.
|What:||Join 4ocean for a Community Shoreline Cleanup powered by Air Canada on their first Canadian beach clean-up event. This is a free event for the whole family, so all ages are welcome!|
|Where:||Garry Point Park, 12011 Seventh Avenue, Richmond, BCView Map|
|When:||Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (PDT)|
|Why:||Join us for an epic beach cleanup as we learn more about marine debris and support a cleaner ocean.|
|What to Expect:||Shirt Giveaway: The first 100 checked-in participants will receive a free 4ocean + Air Canada t-shirt!Beach Cleanup with the Richmond Community: Bags and gloves will be provided for everyone to use during the shoreline cleanup.4ocean Village: Local ocean conservation organizations will join us to help educate and raise awareness.4ocean Pop-Up Shop: Get your hands on all of the bracelets (2018 through Sept. 2019), exclusive merchandise, and the limited edition “I helped clean Richmond, BC” t-shirts.|
|More information and register here:||https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4ocean-shoreline-cleanup-powered-by-air-canada-registration-68534924805|
To date, 4ocean has removed more than six million pounds of trash from the ocean and coastlines. Drawing on their years of experience, 4ocean will also participate with the Air Canada team to develop educational resources on ocean conservation. These cleanups are in line with Air Canada’s single-use plastics reduction strategy and help the airline meet its goal to leave less and do more for the environment.