Torbay Community Clean Up Saturday, June 4th!

Registration has been extended to 4:00pm May 31st. Group pre-registration is required. Please get in touch with Scott Martin,, to register.

Torbay’s Community Clean Up will take place Saturday, June 4th, from 9:00am-3:30pm. Rain date: Sunday, June 5th

  • A Community Clean Up BBQ is taking place at Torbay Town Hall from 12:00pm-1:00pm in partnership with the Torbay Lion’s Club. 
  • Residents can pick up maps and supplies at Torbay Common on June 2nd, and June 3rd between 9:00am-3:00pm.

Recommended Guidelines During Your Cleanup

  1. Wear gloves at all times.
  2. Ensure that minors are appropriately supervised by adults.
  3. Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe, sturdy footwear appropriate for working in outdoor and wet conditions.
  4. Wear sunscreen and have an adequate supply of water to stay hydrated.
  5. Wear high-visibility clothing, such as a safety vest.
  6. Ensure that participants do not compress garbage or reach into containers with their hands or feet.
  7. Participants should watch their footing on slippery rocks, never walk on loose terrain, stay a safe distance from the water’s edge and exercise extreme caution near roadways and when going up or down embankments and steep hills.
  8. Participants should always exercise caution when stepping into water. For example, ditch water may be deep or conceal dangerous items.
  9. Never touch, disturb or remove dead animals and avoid approaching wildlife.
  10. Avoid unnecessary contact with vegetation, especially if it is unfamiliar or known to be harmful. Participants should also not remove naturally occurring items such as driftwood that may be a habitat for different species.
  11. Participants should use caution when handling heavier materials and be reminded to never with their back and always bend at the knees.
  12. Avoid having participants work alone; rather assign groups or partners. Ensure each group has access to a cell phone.
  13. Please ensure that all safety protocols for handling any motorized vehicles and heavy equipment are strictly adhered to.
  14. Ensure you have a plan in place for handling hazardous items encountered during the cleanup. Litter that contains or appears to contain needles, syringes, razors, broken glass, condoms, personal hygiene products, used medical equipment, chemicals, or items with protruding nails, screws or other sharp objects must be handled with care.
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