Province preps for largest cleanup in N.S. history

Country: 
Canada
Description: 
Dartmouth, N.S. –This weekend Nova Scotians are rallying behind the biggest province-wide cleanup initiative in Nova Scotia history, taking place on June 8 & 9, 2012. The cleanup initiative, Clean Across Nova Scotia, is the first Canadian branch of a bigger, global action - Let's do it!: World Cleanup 2012.

About 10,000 expected to get scrubbing across N.S.

Author: 
Joann Alberstat
Publication: 
The Chronicle Herald
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
Rain and cold weather didn’t stop crews taking part this weekend in an event billed as the largest provincewide cleanup in Nova Scotia history. Some 10,000 people were expected to be part of Clean Across Nova Scotia, a two-day event that got underway Friday. More than 200 cleanups were held across the province as part of World Cleanup 2012, an event that runs from March 24 to Sept. 25.

Trash Talking: Clean Across Nova Scotia plans the largest provincial cleanup in history

Author: 
Natascia L
Publication: 
Halifac Media co-op
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
The Crazy Cleaners, the Sustainable Scotians and the Tatamagouche Trash Targeters are gearing up this weekend — and it’s going to get dirty. They represent three of 200 cleanup teams across Nova Scotia that are part of the largest simultaneous effort of its kind in the province’s history. Taking place June 8 to 9, Clean Across Nova Scotia is a new initiative by Clean Nova Scotia. The goal: scavenge as much litter as possible.

Minister Encourages Participation in Environment Week Activities

Publication: 
Province of Nova Scotia
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
The province is encouraging Nova Scotians to participate in Environment Week activities close to home. ... Activities this week include: Clean Across Nova Scotia, organized by Clean Nova Scotia, is part of a worldwide initiative June 8-9.

Cleanup project moved to June

Author: 
Steve Goodwin
Publication: 
The Pictou Advocate
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
Go Clean Get Green has added a new dimension. Pictou County’s annual spring cleanup project has partnered with Pictou County Solid Waste and with a provincial initiative called Clean Across Nova Scotia and confirmed the move last Wednesday during its official 2012 launch at the North Nova Education Centre in New Glasgow.

Talking garbage in Port Williams

Author: 
Wendy Elliott
Publication: 
Kings County Advertiser/Register
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
“Nova Scotia is the best place on earth to be and still we have so much garbage,” Neil Bailey said. Clean Nova Scotia has a new program lined up to sweep the province June 8 and 9. Clean Across Nova Scotia is the first of its kind on the continent. Bailey, who is the coordinator, was in Port Williams recently to speak to the seventh annual Clean Nova Scotia information session.

Volunteers gear up for N.S. garbage picker-upper

Author: 
Clare Mellor
Publication: 
The Chronicle Herald
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
About 25,000 Nova Scotia volunteers are expected to take part in a clean sweep of the province in June. Clean Nova Scotia is expanding its Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up program this year to include a massive pickup of garbage across the province on June 8 and 9. The new cleanup program is called Clean Across Nova Scotia.

Cross Nova Scotia clean-up launches at The Hub today

Author: 
Bethany Horne
Publication: 
OpenFile
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
We've had conversations lately about illegal dump sites in HRM and the lack of trash cans throughout the city, but who's hosting the conversation about cleaning all this garbage up? Well, the Clean Across Nova Scotia clean-up, intersecting with a global movement, is launching today at 5:30 at The Hub.

Thibeau Time: Clean Across Nova Scotia...the World

Author: 
John Thibeau
Publication: 
Thibeau Time
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
CNS new volunteer community clean up is part of a world wide, global movement to create a better world for us all. That global movement is called (you may have guessed it by now): Let's Do It!World Cleanup 2012. What is even more exciting is that Nova Scotia is not only the first Canadian province to get on board for this but it is also the ONLY Canadian province to commit to the great cleanup.

Reminder: Clean Across Nova Scotia...the World

Author: 
John Thibeau
Publication: 
Thibeau Time
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
It's more than about cleaning up; it's about rediscovering ourselves and our communities. Here in Halifax we have such a diverse amount of people and cultures that live outside of one another despite living in the same community. Events such as the Clean Across Nova Scotia initiative aim to bring these people and groups together; to give them a common interest; a shared goal and show them that they have more in common as people than they do differences as cultures.

Nova Scotia to be part of largest global litter cleanup ever

Author: 
Colin Chisholm
Publication: 
Halifax News Net
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
This June, volunteers from across Nova Scotia are going to clean up the province in one of the largest global stewardship initiatives to date. Clean Across Nova Scotia will be the only Canadian cleanup event in connection with ‘Let’s Do It: Cleanup 2012,’ which includes almost 100 participating countries, and 300 million volunteers.