Clean Toronto Together is an annual litter removal program conducted each spring. It includes City divisions cleaning streets, parks and watercourses, and more than 1,000 community-led cleanups in public spaces across the city.
From April 21 to 23, 2017, the broader community contributed to Toronto’s spring cleanup through the annual Community Cleanup Days and the Corporate and School Cleanup Day. About 200,000 residents participated in about 1,092 cleanups across Toronto, including:
During the four-week spring blitz in 2017, City staff from various divisions deployed more than 300 pieces of equipment, including 60 litter vacuums, 37 sweepers, 13 front-end loaders, 18 dump trucks, 73 pickup trucks, 20 sidewalk sweepers, two power washers, 92 Parks and Forestry vehicles and several Toronto Water trucks. Solid Waste Management Services removed more than 737 tonnes of litter during the spring cleanup in 2017. City staff from various divisions cleaned up 1,127 square metres of graffiti vandalism, and mechanically swept 3,020 kilometres of roads. The following items were also removed:
More information about litter is available from Solid Waste Management.
More information about Clean Toronto Together.
Solid Waste Management: Ashalea Stone, Strategic Communications, 416-392-8306, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clean Toronto Together: Valerie Cassells, Strategic Communications, 416-660-1712, email@example.com