About the gang
Garbage Gang is an inclusive global community of eco-loving thugs here to remove trash from our planet AND our collective well-being and create more beauty with the earth and each other. to create reduction of human impact on the environment. We empower communities to build a better relationship with trash. We educate on trash etiquette, From simple tips to corporate change. From individual to international impact. From garbage cleanups to hilarious memes. We're your gang.
Bring awareness to individual trash inventory and our trash etiquette the pollution levels increasing exponentially - we want to be a part of the solution to build a community who's purpose is to better the planet
It’s all garbage
One thing that we all have in common on this planet is garbage and our consumption of it - from the couches and furniture in our homes to the material wrapped around our foods. it is important to create a compassionate relationship with your materials. Garbage Gang shares small steps to become sustainable in mind(self), body(community) and soil(the planet). it is all interconnected
Casandra Carmelina is the Founder of Garbage Gang. Raised in Missisuaga, Canada with Guatemalan and Swedish roots, she is a local and global community leader. When she's not outside picking up trash, she's online teaching mindfulness or educating businesses with Hydrafacial. She's here to teach waste removal from the mind, body, and soil.
Casandra embodies many Gang things: Earth Warrior. Garden Goddess. Corporate Trainer. Business Development Pro. Medical Aesthetician. Yoga Teacher. Trash Talker. Content Creator. Activist. Friend.
It all started with one 30 day litter clean-up challenge that lastest 3+ years and become a new way of life for 100s of Garbage Gang members across the world.
First 30 Day Challenge
First Earth Day Gang Cleanup
First Instagram Post #HeyGang
Community Garden Planted
First Meme Posted - lol
Official GG Brand & Digital Store Launch
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Sticker Packs $8-25
Cleanup gear $10-50
We believe that creating more beauty and less trash in our world is about living and applying the 10 R's. We're here to teach these ten R's to others and model them in our projects and activism work. You may have heard of most of them, the last three are our own.
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Along with hosting cleanups, educating, and sharing around the 10 Rs, we have several other projects close to our hearts,
We Recreate, Rot, & Rebirth a community garden each year in Calgary. Let us help your neighbourhood create its own garden
We Regift warm clothes, socks, gloves, jackets, and necessary items for homeless commuities across Canada!
Pizza 4 trash
We Reclaim our planet and feed those in need. We give homeless communities pizza for bags of litter collected.
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