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Spring into Clean 2017 

Get involved and keep Barrie beautiful! This annual project occurs during Earth Week and is designed to clean up our community, while raising levels of environmental awareness and social responsibility, through active participation in one of our four "Spring Into Clean" events.

2017 Program Events

  • Student Participation Day: Friday, April 21
  • Waterfront Clean-Up Day: Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Community Clean-Up Days: Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23
  • Corporate Clean-Up Days: Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23

Registration for Spring Into Clean events is now open. Registration is not required for the Waterfront Clean-up.  For more information about Spring Into Clean registration for your family, school, community group or company please contact Nancy Marcello at

Volunteer Opportunities Available

Are you a young person looking to get involved in your community or complete your 40 hours of community service? This year Spring Into Clean will be one of the registered activities in Change The World - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge! Change the World is delivered in partnership with the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and International Trade (MCIIT) and the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network (OVCN). The goal is to inspire youth to volunteer in our communities, develop new skills, and broaden their awareness of community service organizations. Register with your friends, your family or your school to be recognized as a young leader through the Change The World program. For more information about the ChangeTheWorld program visit:

Partnership Opportunities Available

As an event partner, you can build brand recognition through our promotion campaign, including radio and print advertising, website and printed materials. Engage participants through on-site recognition and brand activation. Our partners are valued and contribute directly towards providing a variety of exciting activities at absolutely no cost to participants. Sponsorship opportunities start at $500. If you are interested in becoming a Spring Into Clean partner, please contact Nancy Marcello (  for more information.

Spring Into Clean 2016 Results

Participants (all events): 15,856 residents
Amount of litter collected: 6.1 tonnes
Combined area of Barrie cleaned: 159,328 sq. meters

This page is in reference to the community clean-up event, “Spring Into Clean”, only. Any residents interested in a community clean-up outside of the “S.I.C.”  timeframe are asked to contact the Parks Department at 705-739-4255.


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