More than 300 BC Ferries’ employees helped gather 1,725 kilograms of garbage from 50 kilometres of B.C.’s shorelines.
The corporation said in a release workers from Vancouver Island, the northern and southern Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast and Haida Gwaii participated in 20 separate clean-up events.
Some of the items retrieved included a baby stroller, various car parts and a can of ham.
“Our employees live and work in coastal British Columbia, and are dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities we serve,” BC Ferries’ Vice President of Marketing & Customer Experience Janet Carson said in a statement.
“Caring for the environment is a cornerstone of the work we do with coastal communities. It’s a natural fit for us to help keep B.C. beaches clean for our marine life and everyone to enjoy.”