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WHAT A SUCCESS! 

Thank you to the thousands of volunteers who joined us at Coastal Cleanup Day! We estimated over 7,000 volunteers joined in at 106 sites to collect over 130,000 pounds of debris. 

Please check out all the available contests and volunteer perks for our awesome volunteers below and on the Event Info page. 


Thank you to our generous sponsors and partners without whom, the event would not be possible!

Event Information

Bling Your Bucket Contest Winners!

These creative volunteers showed their artsy side while promoting a Zero Waste lifestyle at Coastal Cleanup Day. We present to you: the 2018 Coastal Cleanup Day Bling Your Bucket Contest Winners!

(Clockwise from top right): Abby, Sean and Ayden; Jessalyn and Samantha; Emily; Samantha; Dominic; Mary Rose; Aaliyah and Sophia; Juhlissa; and these 12 festive girls from Daisy Troop 4803.

CCD18 BYB Winners



Coastal Cleanup Day 2018 Patch 

Reward your Scout Troop or Tribe's hard work at the cleanup with this year's patch! Click here to complete the patch order form! You must have event registration verification to qualify for a patch. 

CCD18 patch design

Coastal Cleanup Day Sony Photo Contest
CCD18 Sony Photo Contest 


Woodstock's Pizza discounts 
After Coastal Cleanup Day on September 15th, volunteers can head to their local Woodstock's (in Pacific Beach or near SDSU) where up to 25% of all sales will be donated to I Love A Clean San Diego--just make sure to mention I Love A Clean San Diego or show them this flyer


Shake Shack
Available exclusively for you via the Shack App, snag a Shake off your next in app purchase of $10+ by entering promo code "ILACSD" at checkout. Offer available at all San Diego locations from September 15th to October 1st.


Create Your Own Sand Sifter 
In addition to decorating your own bucket, you can further emphasize REUSE by decorating your own milk jug to use at the cleanup.  You can simply decorate and bring a milk jug, or create your own milk jug sand sifter to remove the smaller pieces of plastic and those pesky cigarette butts out of the sand at your cleanup site.  Help us practice the 3 R's, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse at this year's Coastal Cleanup Day by following the milk jug sand sifter project below. 

Materials:
  1. Plastic milk gallon or water jugwinner_4.2
  2. Duct tape
  3. Scissors
  4. One piece of window screen (most hardware stores have screen)
Directions:
  1. Wash and dry plastic jug
  2. Cut off the top of the jug in an oval shape without cutting off the jug's handle. It is best to cut the jug on a stable surface to prevent any accidents.
  3. Place the 6x6 inch screen on top of the hole. Carefully tape the screen with duct tape to the jug, securing the screen as tightly as possible to the jug.
  4. Cut out the bottom of the jug and put tape around all the edges. (To cover all sharp edges) 
  5. Clean the beach! You are now ready to filter small bits of plastic, cigarette butts and other kinds of plastic by scooping sand and sifting it through the wire screen. You can now find all the trash hidden 
Why We Do This...

Visit our Marine Debris Page to learn how you can help reduce pollution in the ocean.
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10 Easy Things You Can Do To Protect Your Waterways!
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For instructions on how to create your own repurposed sand sifter to bring to the cleanup and other awesome volunteers perks on the Event Details page! 


Reduce waste at this year's cleanup by bringing along your own bucket, work gloves, and reusable water bottle. Many of our sites strive to be "zero waste" this year and you can help them!
San Diego County Coordinators
Donate to Coastal Cleanup Day!
Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9AM - 12noon