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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.

Our why

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

the gang leader

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.

our story

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.

May 2017

First 30 Day Challenge

April 2018

First Earth Day Gang Cleanup

March 2019

First Instagram Post #HeyGang

May 2019

Community Garden Planted

May 2020

First Meme Posted - lol

May 2021

Official GG Brand & Digital Store Launch

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Sticker Packs $8-25

$8-25

Initiation Pack

$55

Cleanup gear $10-50

$10-50

r philosophy

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.

The 10 R’s for creating more beauty and less trash:

reduce

reuse

recycle

repair

refuse

regift

rot

reclaim

recreate

rebirth

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community projects

Along with hosting cleanups, educating, and sharing around the 10 Rs, we have several other projects close to our hearts,

community garden

We Recreate, Rot, & Rebirth a community garden each year in Calgary. Let us help your neighbourhood create its own garden

#warming homies

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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bags of garbage in February 2021 clean up
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of people educated about waste management
20+ Community + 100s of individual cleanups since 2017

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