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Five reasons to join the annual Campus Cleanup and Barbecue

Take part in a University of Calgary springtime tradition April 21
April 19, 2017
Last year, 145 kilograms of trash and recyclables were collected during the campus cleanup. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Last year, 145 kilograms of trash and recyclables were collected during the campus cleanup. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

All University of Calgary students, faculty and staff members, along with our community neighbours, are invited to participate in the eighth annual Campus Cleanup and Barbecue, April 21, 2017. Drop in any time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Taylor Family Digital Library Quad.

Five reasons to join the cleanup:

  1. Fun, fresh air and free food
  2. Show your community pride by caring for our campus grounds
  3. Help protect wildlife and plant life from litter
  4. There’s a chance you’ll win a prize, find something wacky, or win a prize for finding something wacky
  5. Learn more about/help raise awareness of waste diversion and recycling on campus

Register in advance or at the event. Advance registration gets you an extra ballot in the door prize draw for a solar-integrated backpack!

Learn more and register

In case of bad weather on April 21, the "rain-out" date for the event is April 28.