Canadian Registered Charity (855745220RR001).

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BGYN Waste AuditThe BurlingtonGreen Youth Network has created a Cafeteria Waste Audit to be conducted in each Burlington high school. The information collected will be used to create a ranking of the high schools based on their waste diversion efforts. No schools will be shamed, but the top three schools will be celebrated and promoted as a great example for other schools to follow.

Thank you to Haidi Wu for taking the lead on creating the waste audit! 

We are looking for someone from each high school to take a leadership role in conducting the audit. We still need a waste audit champion at the following schools: 

- Notre Dame 
- Nelson
- Assumption 
- Corpus Christi
- Burlington Central

How to Conduct the Audit:

Step 1: Download and Print the Audit Worksheet 
Step 2: Conduct the Audit by investigating the waste items in the cafeteria/school
Step 3: Talk to school staff and the school eco-club (if there is one) about what waste reduction efforts are in the works
Step 4: Submit your Audit Results on this Google Form

If you have any questions about this audit or the BurlingtonGreen Youth Network, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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NBG clean up week web graphic 2019OW a 3 PART event

1.  Community Clean Up - April 22 - 28, 2019 - Join other businesses, communities and school groups within Burlington by participating in our annual City-wide Clean Up event. Help us to keep our beautiful City clean and green.
2.   Green Up tree planting event - Saturday, May 4, 2019
3.  "TLC"( Tree Loving Care) event - September 28, 2019



Come celebrate Earth Week with us at the Burlington Centre! 

Our team members will be at the BIG interactive earth display located at centre court beside Shoppers Drug Mart, inviting YOU to post your message to the planet while you discover more about the many fun and rewarding ways you can make a positive difference to help the environment locally.

We will be there for the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, April 20th - 11 am to 3 pm
  • April 22nd through to April 26th - 11 am to 3 pm & 5 pm to 7 pm
  • April 27th & 28th - 11 am to 4 pm

Help us make an even BIGGER difference 

The health of the planet needs our help more than ever before. Cheer Brandon on with the World's STRONGEST Triathlon (TREE- athlon) by making a donation today!



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BG clean up week web graphic 2019

Make a difference. Help the planet locally

Clean Up Week: April 22nd - 28th, 2019 - Register until April 27th

Green Up Tree Planting Day: Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Now Full!


              REGISTER CU T  

About Clean Up Week

Everyone is invited to participate during the week of April 22nd – 28th.

All groups are invited to snap a group photo on event day and send it to us so we can post it to our Green Wall of Fame webpage – we want to show off your team efforts! 

Showcase your Business:
we want LOTS of Burlington companies to get involved! Register your business, receive free clean-up supplies (if you need some), plus have your business website posted on this page (Check out who is already signed up to participate in the "Who is Participating?" section below). Send in your group Clean Up photo after the event and we'll include in our 2019 Wall of Fame slideshow.

Clean Up Happiness 2018

About Green Up Day - Now Full!

With sponsorship from the City of Burlington, we are pleased to host a tree planting event at Brant Hills Park on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for you to help grow our urban tree canopy – we encourage you to get involved.

Refreshments will be available while quantities last.

Be sure to dress for the weather as the event will take place rain or shine. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots – no sandals or flip-flops please! (Sturdy soles help when digging with a shovel). We kindly ask that volunteers bring their own shovels, if you can. 

Green Up Happiness 2018


who is participating?

Click here to view a listing of groups that have already registered, as well as their chosen clean-up locations, arranged by City Ward number (updated weekly). This can help you decide where to host your own clean up. 

2018 Community clean up green up

We extend a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who participated in last year's Community Clean Up event. That's more than 13,900 of you! Now let's make this year's event even BIGGER AND BETTER!

Check out the Green Wall of Fame for photos from the 2018 Clean Up Green Up!

This popular dual-component event hosted by BurlingtonGreen and sponsored by the City of Burlington, provides an important (and fun!) opportunity for citizens, schools, businesses, neighbourhoods and community groups to come together to clean up and green up Burlington. What a great and meaningful way to celebrate our beautiful city!

To date, more than 90,000 participants have joined the collective clean up effort resulting in cleaner parks, streams, schoolyards and neighbourhoods. Hundreds more have helped to improve local biodiversity, by removing invasive plants from local natural areas and by planting thousands of native plants, shrubs and trees.

We invite YOU to gather your family, friends, group members and coworkers to participate in these IMPACTFUL eco-action events!

You can download our poster here to help us promote this great event. A legal-sized poster with a blank section for you to record your own clean-up event details is also available here.

Event presented by BurlingtonGreen

Thank You to the ontario trillium foundation and Our event Sponsors:

Lead Sponsors
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Gold Sponsors
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Silver Sponsors


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 Questions or Comments?

If you have any inquiries not addressed in the information above OR on the community group, school or business registration pages, please email us with your inquiry. Please also email us if you would like to make changes to an existing registration.