Looking to join a beach clean? Check out some of our favourite beach cleaning movements and organisations from across the globe.
Think Global, Act Local. Tackle the plastic pollution that blights your beachfront. Fresh air, community spirit, a sense of accomplishment and a tangible difference to your local beach. Protecting the environment has never been so rewarding.
Beachwatch is the Marine Conservation Society’s national beach cleaning and litter survey programme where people all around the UK can care for their coastline. Join an event or organise your own and be part of the most influential fight against marine litter in the UK!
We love our coasts and we work with our sleeves rolled up to keep them beautiful. We coordinate and support large-scale coastal clean-up events, educational programs, public awareness campaigns and riparian planting projects. We also help groups run their own events. Through these efforts we motivate volunteers and communities around Aotearoa and the Pacific to look after the coastlines we all love.
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii is a grassroots, local nonprofit organization run by a small team of dedicated staff and supported by passionate volunteers. We inspire local communities to care for their coastlines through fun, hands-on beach cleanups. We also coordinate educational programs, team building corporate cleanups, waste diversion services, public awareness campaigns and help others run their own beach cleanups.
Surfrider Foundation has been tackling plastic pollution head on for over a decade. Through the programs discussed below, we encourage individuals, industry, and governments to protect our ocean, waves and beaches by moving away from single-use plastics.
Make a difference and join a clean-up in Canada with Shoreline Cleanup! The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a national conservation program that provides Canadians the opportunity to take action in their communities wherever water meets land, one bit of trash at a time.
Ocean Mimic is a movement and official charity empowering individuals to protect our oceans. We are trying to solve the complex plastic issue at the source through education while cleaning up the mess by developing a one-of-a-kind clean up community.
The Parley Global Cleanup Network is an alliance of organizations taking direct action against marine plastic pollution. Our cleanup collaborations remove plastic waste from beaches, remote islands, rivers, mangroves and high seas, and intercept ocean-bound plastics in coastal communities.
The International Coastal Cleanup began more than 30 years ago, when communities rallied together with the common goal of collecting and documenting the trash littering their coastline. Thanks to volunteers around the world, the International Coastal Cleanup has become a beacon of hope, leading and inspiring action in support of our ocean. Over the years, this movement has created a family that spans oceans and country borders.