Bertrand Creek cleanup volunteer Kathy Halinen holds up a discarded oil can Saturday. In her first 20 minutes

Wasteful ways in our waterways

Bertrand Creek cleanup volunteer Kathy Halinen holds up a discarded oil can Saturday, August 22.

Bertrand Creek cleanup volunteer Kathy Halinen holds up a discarded oil can Saturday, August 22.

In her first 20 minutes, she also found two different shoes, about 50 beer cans and a toy truck.

It was the annual one-day volunteer clean-up of the waterway that runs through Aldergrove.