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Campaigns define us

Campaigns define us as an organization. They are how we protect our special coastal places, ensure our ocean is healthy and wild, keep pollution out of the water and make sure every beach is clean and accessible for all to enjoy.

Ban the Bag (#banthebag)

It is estimated that Canadians use 2.86 billion plastic bags every year. The average Canadian uses between 200-300 bags per year. If tied together the grand total of 2.86 billion plastic bags would stretch around the Earth’s equator 22 times. […]

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Hold On To Your Butt! (#HOTYB)

Let’s make cigarette butt littering socially unacceptable and share the education! Become part of the solution instead of being part of the pollution! Cigarette Butts Recycled To Date: 452,000 K The Hold On To Your Butt campaign aims to raise […]

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Straws Suck (#strawsSUCK)

Surfrider Pacific Rim’s Straws Suck Campaign successfully got all businesses in Tofino (April, 2016) and Ucluelet (June, 2018) to voluntarily give up single-use plastic straws and provide paper or reusable upon request. Following this achievement, the District of Tofino and District of […]

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Ocean Friendly Business (#OFB)

The Ocean Friendly Business Campaign works to register 15 new businesses in Tofino and Ucluelet each year as Ocean Friendly, by helping them transform their current operations to eliminate single use plastics, implement progressive recycling practices, and increase sustainable initiatives […]

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