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We're back for 2022! Join us September 24, 2022.

The Annual Backroad Trash Bash is here. Each year we rotate through 3 sections of the coast and this year it's Elphinstone and West Howe Sound's turn.

Pre-register before September 20th and meet us at Shirley Macey Park on September 24, 2022 with your friends, off-road capable vehicle and we'll give you a clean up location and a lunch will be provided when you return.

Register by contacting staff at 604-885-6806 or

View the SCRD's Illegal Dumping webpage for more information about this issue.

Previous Events

Each year, the Backroad Trash Bash targets a different area on the coast. Our previous events are listed below.

Year Backroad Trash Bash Location Tonnes Volunteers
2012 Wilson Creek, Chapman Creek 8.2 55
2013 Elphinstone to Port Mellon,
Roberts Creek
9 50
2014 Pender Harbour, Egmont 5.9 50
2015 Halfmoon Bay, Sechelt 6.5 42
2016 Roberts Creek, Sechelt 3 37
2017 Elphinstone to Port Mellon,
Roberts Creek
8.6 82
2018 Pender Harbour, Egmont 4.13 42
2019 Halfmoon Bay, Sechelt, Roberts Creek 6.7 60
2020 Cancelled - -
2021 Cancelled - -
2022 Elphinstone to Port Mellon TBD TBD

For more information, contact or 604-885-6806.