Thank you to all of our amazing Clean up Stewards who got involved in Meewasin’s 2021 Clean Up Campaign!
Every year, Meewasin’s Clean Up Campaign makes a difference to the health of the community and ecosystems within it.
Over 1,700 participants took part in the 2021 campaign to clear litter from our natural areas!
The efforts made a tremendous difference, with 3,847 kg in garbage and 1,020 kg of recycling material recorded during Loraas Disposal pick ups! This means a total of 4,867 kg of litter was diverted from ending up in natural areas such as endangered or sensitive habitat, wetlands and rivers!
Cleaning up Saskatoon’s backyard
We need your help to ensure a healthy and vibrant river valley corridor that supports the well-being of everyone! The parks, streets, and riverbanks within the Meewasin Valley have been enjoyed by over 1.89 million people in a single year. We need your help to keep these beloved community spaces clean and enjoyable for all!
Meewasin, with the support of Nutrien, Loraas Disposal, Trans Canada Trail, and the City of Saskatoon, has once again made Saskatoon shine with the annual Meewasin Volunteer Clean Up, running from April 22 to May 30th, 2022!
Everyone is invited to participate, whether an individual, or a large group! Choose an area of the river valley, a park or a school ground to clean, or have one assigned to you.
How to partake:
- Register yourself or your group by filling out this form (ps – check out the map below for bin placements around the city)
- A representative from Meewasin will contact you to arrange a time to pick up materials + send you the info pack PDF
- Pick up your materials (gloves & bags) from Meewasin head office
- Clean away and help Saskatoon shine!
- Share any snaps of your cleanup using #MeewasinCleanup
- Feel accomplished because you are amazing!
Stewardship Cleanup Opportunity
Looking for a team building opportunity, or a chance to bond and grow your understanding of natural areas, all while you accomplish an improved environment? The stewardship program invites your organization or group to join a Meewasin guide through the river valley to learn about history, ecology and habitat in the area, as you complete a clean up of a section of the river valley corridor. This stewardship program is a great activity for morale and is a socially responsible method of teambuilding.
Stewardship Program Options:
1. 1-hour tour and cleanup – $300.00
2. Half-day tour and cleanup – $500.00
Please contact us if you’re interested in the stewardship cleanup program.
If there are no bins nearby, people with trucks are encouraged to haul their collected waste and recycled materials to the landfill in their own trucks. If they do not have trucks to haul collected materials to the Saskatoon landfill, they can stack their collected garbage at a park location, and call for pick up by phoning City of Saskatoon Parks Reception: (306-975-3300);
Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers from businesses, schools, community associations, and individuals who have generously donated their time and energy every Spring to keep Saskatoon clean, healthy and beautiful!