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JRA Spring Clean Up: Clean Toronto Together in the Junction

Clean Toronto Together 2023 in the Junction Join the Junction Residents Association between 10:00am and 12:00pm on Saturday April 22 in supporting the City of Toronto's Clean Toronto Together initiative ( A 20 minute litter pick-up blitz can make a big difference - especially if there are multiple mini blitzes taking place. How to participate: As your schedule allows, find your 20 minute (or longer if you wish) window between 10:00am and 12:00pm on Saturday April 22, pick your spot anywhere in the neighbourhood (sidewalk, laneway, park etc...), wear gloves, take a bag for recycling, and one for garbage.

Take a picture of your haul, or a before and after of the area you pick up and post pictures in Instagram and tag @JunctionRA #JRACleanUpCrew, then drop your bags off at the litter collection point.

Litter Collection Point: Please drop off the litter you collect from all areas of the neighbourhood at Malta Park (3179 Dundas) before 2pm, where the City will be picking it up. JRA volunteers will be at the park to direct you.

CLEAN UP SAFETY TIPS Wear appropriate and protective clothing (boots, gloves, rain jacket, hat, sunscreen).

  • Wear appropriate and protective clothing (boots, gloves, rain jacket, hat, sunscreen).

  • Bring a first aid kit; students should be accompanied by a person trained in first aid.

  • Be mindful of vehicles when near or adjacent to a road.

  • Do not work on unstable or slippery ground (ravines, river banks), in tunnels, or near stormwater management ponds.

  • Only pick-up litter. Leaves, twigs and plants can remain on the ground.

  • Avoid stepping on shrubs, bulbs, and flowers.

  • Do not pick up or move heavy objects such as tree limbs.

  • Do not pick up dangerous items (needles or syringes, metal, chemicals, medical waste) – report the location of these items to 311.

  • Hazardous waste such as batteries, aerosol containers, fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), helium and propane tanks/cylinders, should be set aside from recycling and litter.

  • Report suspicious items to Toronto Police Service via their non-emergency telephone number at 416-808-2222.

  • Learn what you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Please review the following information before you begin your litter collection

Looking forward to seeing you out there!

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