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The Northwest is Winnipeg’s Dirtiest Neighbourhood

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Northwest Winnipeg has been dubbed the city’s dirtiest neighbourhood. This includes Keewatin Street, Selkirk Avenue and Burrows Avenue.

Take Pride Winnipeg’s 2016 Litter Index gave the Northwest a grade of 2.85.


2016 Litter Index Rankings (previous year)

  1. 1Northwest 2.85 (2.37)
  2. North/Central 2.54 (2.32)
  3. Transcona 2.5 (2.56)
  4. West 2.45 (2.0)
  5. West End 2.44 (2.12)
  6. South 2.4 (1.95)
  7. Fort Rouge/Fort Garry 2.39 (1.97)
  8. St. Boniface 2.37 (1.85)
  9. St. Vital/South Osborne 2.17 (2.12)
  10. Southwest 2.13 (2.08)
  11. Northeast 1.96 (2.45)
  12. Downtown 1.64 (2.46)

The Litter Index is rated 1 to 4, with a score of 1 representing no litter, and a score of 4 representing extremely littered. The city of Winnipeg is divided into 12 areas.

Winnipeg’s average score is 2.32.

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