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Help Clean Venice Beach

Venice locals will band together this Saturday, September 19, for a Coastal Cleanup Day. More than 10,000 volunteers from all over Southern California will to do their part to clean up local beaches, rivers, creeks and parks from 9am until noon.

Celebrating it’s 30th anniversary this year, Coastal Cleanup Day happens all around the world. Last year the event drew over 600,000 participants around the globe.

From Malibu to Pasadena,  Heal the Bay will host over 50 cleanup sites making it easy for anyone to participate in the cleanup, even those who don’t live near the beach.

Volunteers of all ages and physical abilities are encouraged to come and take part. No special equipment or experience is necessary and site captains will organize groups on the day.

Details for the Venice clean up are:

  • Meeting place:  Washington Parking Lot by the Venice Pier.   3100 Washington Blvd.
  • Starts at 9:00a.m.  Ends at 12:00 noon.  You don’t need to be there for the full time.  Just do what you can.
  • Look for the Venice Sign to find the group
  • Supplies will be available.   However, bring your own bags, bucket, and gloves for just in case.

All participants must print and sign a waiver. There will be waivers available to sign on the day however to speed up the process and allow for more cleaning time, volunteers are encouraged to bring their signed waivers with them on the day.

Parking passes are available for cleanup volunteers here. Print out the pass and display it on your dashboard.

Coastal Clean Up Day in the past has drawn a mix of individuals, families, neighborhoods, community groups, schools, faith-based groups, sports teams, and businesses all wanting to do their bit to clean up the beach.

Over the years volunteers for the International Coastal Cleanup Coastal Clean Up
have collected nearly 200 million pounds of trash – the equivalent of 500 blue whales.

Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife and local economies.

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