Ocean Conservancy
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Coastal Cleanup

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​                                   Let's Get Back Out There!​

The date is set for the 39th Annual Coastal Cleanup: Saturday, September 21, 2024​ from 9am to 12pm!​

In 2023, the Coastal Cleanup brought out almost 2,000 volunteers Countywide who collected over 32,000 pieces of trash totaling nearly 4,300 pounds. Broward County participates in the annual International Coastal Cleanup, sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy​The Cleanup takes place in more than 122 countries with over one​ million volunteers participating worldwide, typically on the 3rd Saturday of September.

This year we are getting back out there! All cleanup sites will be open for in-person participation.

We recommend using current safety guidelines such as wearing facial masks and staying in small groups. Like last year, independent cleanup efforts anywhere in the County will be accepted starting in September until December 31. Go to Cleanup Instructions​ for more details. ​

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​The most effective way to conduct the cleanup is by downloading and using the Clean Swell App

Bring a bucket/Save a bag!  ​

If you have a 5-gallon bucket at h​ome you can bring to use, that will keep one more plastic bag out of a trash disposal site.

Please register and dress appropriately for the weather, either rain or shine. To participate it is recommended volunteers bring a hat, gloves, sunscreen, and water to one of the cleanup site locations. 


Simply email CoastalCleanup@Broward.org to register for this year's cleanup event. Please include your name, contact information, organization, site at which you wish to participate and number of attendees.

Download, print and sign the Coastal Cleanup Liability Release FormBring the form to the registration table at the site you are attending. 

The Cleanup may be postponed or cancelled due to a tropical weather system resulting in a Watch or Warning. Call 954-519-1296 for cancellation information.