The International Coastal Cleanup needs you!

With over 50 Cleanup Captains already registered for this year’s 30th Annual International Coastal Cleanup, we now invite YOU to join as a volunteer!

turtle creek group shot croppedThrough participation in a cleanup you have the opportunity to contribute a great deal to Long Island Sound’s health while also having fun! If you’re interested in donating only a couple of hours of your time to a worthwhile cause, please see the below list of public cleanups to join in a town near you within the months of September and October!

Sandy Point Beach, West Haven – Sept. 12

East Haven Town Beach, East Haven – Sept. 12

East Beach – Hammonasset, Madison – Sept. 19

West Beach, Hammonasset, Madison – Sept. 19

Long Wharf Preserve, New Haven – Sept. 19

Cummings Park Beach, Stamford – Sept. 19

Oyster Shell Park, Norwalk – Sept. 19

Surf Club, Madison – Sept. 19

Ocean Beach Park, New London – Sept. 19

Bluff Point State Park, Groton – Sept. 20

New London State Pier SCUBA Cleanup, New London – Sept. 20

Southfield/Boccuzzi Park, Stamford – Sept. 26

Painter Park, West Haven – Sept. 30

Penfield Beach, Fairfield – Oct. 3

Cove Island Park, Stamford – Oct. 3

Sherwood Island State Park, Westport – Oct. 4

Bunnell’s Pond, Bridgeport – Oct. 11

For more information regarding times of cleanups and captain contacts, please follow this link to our “Calendar of Events” page.

We hope to see you out there!  And remember – we all have the power to make a difference, we just need to make the time.


Kelly Pfeiffer

ICC Coordinator, Save the Sound

0 thoughts on “The International Coastal Cleanup needs you!

  1. Mitchell Beach, at Mitchell College, should be on this list. September 19 from 10 to noon. Contact Dr. Kim Blake for details/directions.

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