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It all began with a passion and deep love for the ocean, our beaches and the wildlife that inhabits it. 

Saturday February 11,  2023


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Beach Cleanup and
Lunch & Learn

Beach Cleanup

Baby Beach and Ocean Institute

9-10:30 Beach Cleanup

10:30 -11 Lunch & Learn at Ocean Institute

Speaker: TBA

Theme: Love Our Beach and Harbor

11:00 - Lunch Provided

2023 Cleanup Dates

Jan  8 Protect Our Natural Resources

Feb 11 Love Our Beach and Harbor 

Mar 5 During Festival of Whales 

April 22 Earth Day

May  21

June 11 (Celebrating World Oceans Day June 8)

July 9

Aug 13

Sept 16 International Coastal Cleanup

Oct 15

Nov 19 Founders Birthday Cleanup 

Dec 3 


Total Weight In Pounds Of Trash 


Number of Participants Attended



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Hold a Successful Clean Up at Your Local Beach! ​

Decide what beach and other aquatic area (marshes, lakes, rivers, ponds) in your area that needs to be cleaned. 

Safety first! 

-Wear gloves to collect the debris

-Be careful with glass or other sharp objects

-Get help with anything heavy


Supplies to Bring

-Plenty of water

-Trash bags (Biodegradable)

-Hand sanitizer/ wipes

-Sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the sun

-Insect repellent

-Shoes or sneakers that protect your feet

-Reusable gloves 

-First Aid Kit



-Don’t collect natural items like driftwood or seaweed.

-Stay out of dune areas

-Watch out for wildlife

-Avoid stepping on dune plants and beach grasses



And lastly, remember to have a good time! Take a moment to enjoy the waves and the fresh air. We are so lucky to live in a place with gorgeous beaches, a healthy ocean and most of all, with wonderful people. 

Thank you so much for being part of our community, and we look forward to seeing you sometime soon! 


Take pictures! 

Tag us on Social Media @StandUpToTrash and use hashtag  #StandUpToTrash #DontPassItUpPickItUp

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