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Spring into Clean

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.

2018 Results

THANK YOU to all who pitched in throughout the 2018 Spring into Clean events!
Participants (all events): 18,000 residents
Amount of litter collected: 4.9 tonnes
Schools: 45

2019 Events

  • Student Participation Day: Friday, April 26 
    Registration required
  • Waterfront Cleanup Day: Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    No registration required!
    Participants joined together at Heritage Park on Saturday, April 28 between 9am and 1pm and helped us keep Barrie's waterfront beautiful. Volunteers were provided with all the supplies they needed and were invited to join us for a FREE BBQ following the cleanup. There was food, inflatables, and on-site information on how you and your can get green. 
  • Community Cleanup Days: Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28
    Registration required
  • Corporate Cleanup Days: Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28
    Registration required

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're interested in becoming a Spring Into Clean partner for future events, please contact Nancy Marcello at for more information.

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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