Beach and Coastal Cleanups

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Coastal Cleanup Day is September 19!

Get excited for Coastal Cleanup Day! 

Coastal Cleanup Day, September 19, 2015, is the largest volunteer event in California, and one of the largest in the world. We are gearing up to celebrate with beach and shoreline cleanups – and lots more!

Multiple Cleanup Sites: Sept 19, 9am-12pm 

We suggest the following sites:

  • Additionally, we are working with our colleagues from the EcoCenter at Heron's Head Park along with many partners to coordinate 13 sites across the east side of San Francisco, along the bay side of the city. Traditionally, east side sites need more help to remove a larger volume of trash from the watershed.  


For all cleanups, please wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen, and bring a reusable water bottle. Help reduce the coastal cleanup footprint and BYO your own gloves and bucket if you have them. Go here to see local cleanup sites and sign up to cleanup!

We hope to see you there!

We are thankful for support from the California Coastal Commission Whale Tail Plate Fund.

Thank you to all our local sponsors and site captains:
Golden Gate Parks Conservancy, Port of San Francisco, SF Recreation and Parks Department

Baykeeper, Fairmont Hotel, Golden Gate Audubon Society, Green Trust SF, Literacy for Environmental Justice, Port of San Francisco, Schools of the Sacred Heart, SF Department of Public Works/Community Clean Team, SF Maritime National Historical Park, SF Recreation and Park Department/Greenagers, Sea Scavenger Conservancy

Special Thanks to Recology for their continued partnership to help reduce waste and improve our recycling efforts in San Francisco!

California Statewide sponsors:
California Coastal Commission, Crystal Geyser, NOAA, CalOES, Rubio’s, Orrick, Oracle, Protect Our Coast and Oceans Fund, Whale Tail License Plate Fund, Ocean Conservancy, California State Parks Foundation


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