Friday, September 19, 2014

Cleanup Day is national, state, regional and local, Saturday, 9/20/14

Volunteer effort. In California
sponsored by the CA Coastal Commission
The Daily Journal/Samantha Weigel, 9/19/14. "Lending the state a helping hand:  San Mateo County's 30th annual Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday."

"Thousands of volunteers will gather at more than 30 sites in San Mateo County Saturday to lend a hand in preserving the state’s natural resources during the 30th annual Coastal Cleanup Day.

A nationwide event, California alone will have cleanup events at more than 850 sites on beaches, bays, rivers, creeks, parks, roads and highways. Sponsored by the California Coastal Commission, Saturday’s cleanup is anticipated to deploy tens of thousands of volunteers who will remove close to a million pounds of litter, said Eben Schwartz, marine debris program manager for the Coastal Commission.

The 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, Sept. 20 at locations across the state. Many of the events are 9 a.m.-noon.   Read more.

Local reference - Coastal Cleanup day, 2014.  Note photograph of Ocean Beach Clean Up, 5/4/13 from SF Fun Cheap.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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