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BACKROAD TRASH BASH

2019 Event Information

Thank you to the 60 volunteers who helped clean up 6,730 kg from 31 illegal dump sites in the

Halfmoon Bay, Sechelt and Roberts Creek Areas at the 8th Annual Backroad Trash Bash held on September 21, 2019!

Volunteers included community residents, members of the Sunshine Coast ATV Club, Sunshine Coast Off-Road Club and representatives from Airspan Helicopters, AJM Disposal, BC Parks, BC Natural Resources Office, BC Conservation

Service, London Drugs, Salish Soils and the SCRD. The Sunshine Coast Lions Club provided the BBQ lunch.

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
7.8 82
2018 Pender Harbour, Egmont 6.5 42
2019 Halfmoon Bay, Sechelt, Roberts Creek 6.7 60
2020 Elphinstone to Port Mellon TBD TBD

For more information, contact infrastructure@scrd.ca or 604-885-6806.