Every piece of litter cleaned from our shores is one less in the ocean. Ocean Wise has galvanized 1 million people for shoreline cleanups, join us and be a part of something positive for our ocean!
"Before starting our monthly shoreline cleanups I was quite upset by the amount of litter, especially styrofoam, that I would see in our local parks and around my neighborhood. Ducks swimming around and dodging styrofoam was my breaking point. For...Read more
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Suggested: No cleanup is too small! You'll need to spend some time gathering materials (buckets, gloves, grab sticks, and a scale) but after that, any time removing plastic pollution from its path to the ocean is time well spent!
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Welcome to Ocean Wise Shoreline Cleanup! Leading or joining a shoreline cleanup is a simple and tangible way for you to meaningfully contribute to ocean conservation! Browse our existing cleanups for opportunities to join a group or lead a cleanup with your family, peers or the public. Your efforts, whether individual or collective, have a ripple effect in your community and leave a lasting impact on waterways and shorelines! On top of all this, by participating in a Shoreline Cleanup you’re contributing important litter data that may be used to inform decision making, advance environmental policies and amplify the impact of your efforts on the environment!