Cleanups

This section outlines a series of documents that are easy to download and print. Together they comprise the toolkit that will help you organize a safe and environmentally sound cleanup. Visit our FAQ section to find answers to your questions.

You can also get a printed version of the toolkit by contacting us.

Each document is tagged using one or more icons to help you find what you need faster:

 

 

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Organizer’s Guide
A complete guide to an effective and safe cleanup: the steps, the material, how to work with the media, safety rules, rules to protect the environment and more.

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  Manuel de l’organisateur

Data Card 1 – Debris Inventory
This data card will help you keep track of debris you collect. Once you have compiled your results, you will be able to identify problems and implement solutions to solve them.

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During the TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup (3rd week of September), we invite you to use their Data Card for debris inventory.

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  Compilation des déchets

Data Card 2 – Health Check
This card helps you assess the health status of your site. The health check will enable you to identify problems affecting your site. This card must be completed and returned to us.

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  Bilan de santé

Help Card 1 – Site Inspection
This card will help you identify logistical constraints and potential hazards in order to ensure the safety of volunteers. Measures to minimize impacts during the cleanup are also proposed.

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  Inspection du site

Help Card 2 – Itchy Plants
This card provides information about four plant species that produce irritants. Suggestions are provided on how to avoid contact and control irritation.

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  Les plantes irritantes

Help Card 3 – Organizer’s Checklist
This one-page overview of a cleanup tells you what to do, what to say to volunteers and what you need.

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  Aide memoire
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Help Card 4 – Data Interpretation
This card will help you to analyze your results and draw conclusions from them.

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  Interpretation
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Learning Card 1 – Identifying Fauna
This card will enable you to identify 30 species of animals living in freshwater habitats.

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  ID faune
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Learning Card 2 – Identifying Flora
This card will enable you to identify 30 species of plants and the freshwater habitats in which they grow.

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  ID flore
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Learning Card 3 – Wetlands
This card describes the natural habitats that are found on the shoreline of rivers and lakes.

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  Milieux humides
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Evaluation Form
We would like to know your opinion of the My Clean Beach program.

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  Milieux humides
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Example press release – Volunteer recruitment
This press release will help you recruit volunteers and is easy to adapt.

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  Example
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Example press release – Results
This press release helps present the results of your cleanup and is easy to adapt.

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  Example
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Example letter to your elected officials
This is a letter to send to your elected officials to present the results of your cleanup and is easy to adapt.

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  Example