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Coastal Cleanup Day
September 18 Free
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Become part of the solution to ocean pollution on Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 18th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Choose from more than 27 sites from Carpinteria to Guadalupe.
An international day of volunteer action, Coastal Cleanup Day offers community members a chance to give back to the beautiful beaches that make Santa Barbara County such a wonderful place to live. Get outside, enjoy nature, and remove marine debris from our beaches and waterways.
Volunteers of all ages can participate at any of the 2021 cleanup sites. Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged. If you can’t make it to one of the cleanup locations on Saturday, the 18th, you can do a self led cleanup at anytime during the month of September and your litter data will be included in the 2021 Coastal Cleanup Day results!
Please select the site you plan on volunteering at when registering. Each site will have a Beach Captain on hand to provide necessary instructions and supplies. All volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable gloves, bags or buckets, and water bottles to reduce waste and decrease the plastic footprint of the cleanup.
Santa Barbara County Coastal Cleanup Day efforts are coordinated by Explore Ecology and our partner the County of Santa Barbara’s Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division. Santa Barbara Coastal Cleanup Day is also supported by Santa Barbara County Project Clean Water and the Cities of Goleta, Carpinteria, Solvang, and Santa Barbara.