Cleanup Information

Be part of California’s largest volunteer event! Celebrate and share in the appreciation of California’s fabulous coast and waterways.

40th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 21, 2024
9 a.m. - Noon

Every year, usually on the third Saturday in September, volunteers all over the world converge on beaches, shorelines and inland waterways to pick up trash and remove dangerous debris.  Considered the largest marine-related volunteer event in the world, Coastal Cleanup Day is a wonderful opportunity to lend a hand and make a significant difference.

In 2022, over 50 cleanup sites in Marin County were in need of volunteer assistance.  It’s easy to participate – just check out this interactive map to find a cleanup site near you.  Help us reduce waste on Coastal Cleanup Day by bringing a bucket or reusable bag and reusable gloves with you for the Cleanup.  If you don’t have them or forget, don’t worry! The Site Captains at your cleanup will have supplies on hand.

Please print out the Waiver form (here in Spanish) and bring it with you to the cleanup site of your choice.

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Cleanup Locations

Click here to find your Marin County cleanup location!

For more information contact  Additional information can be found on the California Coastal Commission’s website

Marin 2022 Results:
Sites Cleaned:                                                   51
Number of Volunteers in Marin:                   852
Pounds of Trash Collected:                            3,876
Pounds of Recyclable Materials:                    667
Miles Covered:                                                  56.7