May: Buccaneer Days
12 – 6
Esquimalt Recreation Centre
527 Fraser St, Victoria, BC
Get your eye patch and sword ready: It's
Pirate time! Come out and celebrate with us during this historic annual event that has activities for all ages. Build a birdhouse and create habitat for song birds! Play a garbage game, test your knowledge. Bring butts for the Jam Can and keep our city beautiful.
July 1 (Canada Day) 10 - 5
Canada Day at Gorge Waterway
Canada Day Celebration
No better way to celebrate Canada Day!
Enjoy the beautiful Gorge Waterway when you visit us at the celebration, featuring free music, activities and a vendors market! We will be taking in cigarette butts and cigar tips for recycling. You can build a birdhouse, play a garbage game or learn about our role in the Gorge Waterway Clean-Up in September!
May: Selkirk Waterfront Festival
11 - 5
Selkirk Green Park
350 Waterfront Cresent
Enjoy the beautiful Gorge Waterway plus free music, activities and a vendors market. We will be collecting cigarette butts and cigar tips for recycling. Build a birdhouse, play a garbage game and learn more about our role in the Gorge Waterway Clean up in September!
Canada's Biggest Cigarette Clean-up:
Jam One in the Can!
Jam One in the Can is all about butts...
The biggest clean-up in Canada! We model what can happen when a nickel refundable deposit is applied to cigarette butts. In 2019, we gave away $2000, fed one hundred people and removed an unprecedented 646,209 cigarette butts from the environment. Stay tuned for details on this year's prizes!
June: Car Free Day
10 - 5
Held annually on Father’s Day, this free event takes over nine city blocks. This day-long celebration includes the Butt Hut where we will be taking in cigarette butts and cigar tips for recycling. Build a birdhouse, play a garbage game and learn more about our local activities!
September 2020 (Date TBA)
Gorge Waterway Clean up
Gorge Waterway, Selkirk Green Park
Join us at the iconic Gorge Waterway Clean-Up! Every year, volunteers pitch in to clean up the water and shoreline along the Gorge, improving the habitat for local wildlife. We invite everyone to participate in this important event: Volunteers clean the shoreline, and a volunteer dive team retrieves debris from the water. Bring boots and gloves or borrow ours!