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Spring Litter Clean-up Campaign

Find out about this year's Spring Litter Clean-up Campaign.



Special note

While many public health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic still exist, the Spring Litter Clean-up program will run this year. All safety guidelines put in place by the Chief Medical Office must be followed by campaign participants. Learn more about current measures.

This is an activity typically carried out by groups of people. This program also shares materials between participant groups, including:

  • personal protective equipment;
  • signs; and
  • storage bins.

The Transportation Maintenance Branch will collect applications and coordinate highway sections with applicants. 



Turn roadside trash into treasure

Eligible non-profits can help keep our highways clean and give back to their communities by taking part in the annual Spring Litter Clean-up. Highway sections are given out on a first-come, first-served basis, so register now!

Upon completion, your organization will receive a $250 voucher from the Department of Highways and Public Works.



Who can apply

Yukon non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for clean-up locations.

Sports teams, arts groups, schools, church groups, service clubs and community associations are considered qualifying organizations. Each group needs at least 1 adult supervisor with a vehicle and a minimum of 5 volunteers.



Before you apply

Any non-profit group participating in the Spring Litter Clean-up must be registered and in compliance with Corporate Affairs – Societies. Your registry number must be included on your application form. Groups that are not registered with Corporate Affairs or that are non-compliant will not be eligible to receive their $250 voucher.

The application form includes information about eligibility and application requirements. We recommend that you read through this information to confirm your group’s eligibility and understand your group supervisor’s responsibilities before you apply.

Email corporateaffairs@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-5314 for more information.



Submit your application

The application deadline is 4 p.m. on May 14, 2021.  

Download and complete the application form. To find out about clean-up locations in your area, view a list of clean-up sections in Yukon communities and in Whitehorse. You can also phone the Transportation Maintenance Branch at 867-667-8250. 

Completed applications can be submitted by fax, email or in person.

Email: springlitter@gov.yk.ca

Fax: 867-667-3648

In person: Building #1275 at 9029 Quartz Road in Whitehorse, or to the local grader station in communities.

 

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