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2019 Event Information

You are invited to join the SCRD onSaturday, September 21, 2019 from
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
at the
Seaside Centre, 5790 Toredo Street, Sechelt for the annual Backroad Trash Bash community clean-up!

This year’s clean-up will target illegal dump sites from Halfmoon Bay to Roberts Creek.

Volunteers are needed! The SCRD is looking for volunteers with vehicles capable of hauling garbage (ie. pick-up trucks) as well as volunteers to help clean the illegal dump sites.

On the event day, volunteers are assigned a cleanup site, in teams they head out and clean up a site, drop the collected materials off at the Sechelt Landfill, then sit back and enjoy a free BBQ lunch and opportunities to win great prizes!

To pre-register as a volunteer, please contact or call 604-885-6806 with the following information:

  • Name and number of volunteers
  • Organization, company or group name
  • If you have a vehicle capable of hauling garbage and extra seats for carpooling OR if you are looking for a ride
  • Contact information

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.

  • 2018 - Pender Harbour
  • 2017 - West Howe Sound
  • 2016 - Roberts Creek
  • 2015 - Halfmoon Bay to Sechelt
  • 2014 - Pender Harbour and Egmont
  • 2013 - Gibsons Area and West Howe Sound
  • 2012 - Wilson Creek/Chapman Creek

For more information, contact or 604-885-6806.