Coastal Cleanup Day

Coastal Cleanup Day is an international event organized by the Ocean Conservancy

The California Coastal Commission and local non-profit groups partner to plan the cleanup effort across California.

2014 Coastal Cleanup Day information
Volunteer information
Press and posters

Every year ECOSLO is amazed at the number of volunteers that join us in this event, and the Cleanup would not be successful without them! Volunteers remove trash and marine debris from coastlines and waterways in SLO County as well as collect data that ECOSLO then reports back to the California Coastal Commission. This data is compiled into reports and used to influence policy.

ECOSLO has been the San Luis Obispo County Coordinator for Coastal Cleanup Day since 2006.

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered or sponsored the event over the years. The event would not be possible without you!

2014 Coastal Cleanup Data

  • Number of Volunteers:1129
  • Pounds of Trash and Recyclables Collected: 3685.2
  • Miles of Coastline/Waterways Cleaned: 56.25
  • Unusual Items: Toy fake teeth, Enclosed cash register drawer (with no money in it), Nosehair clipper, Rosary, Bird bone with plastic tracking band, Wallet with library card,  Boat seat,

Cleanup Sites:

San Simeon Cove / Hearst State Beach
San Simeon SB / Campground
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve
Moonstone Beach, Cambria
Estero Bluffs
Cayucos Pier
24th Street Cayucos
Morro Strand Dog Beach
Morro Strand North: SB Campground
Morro Strand South: Hwy 41
Morro Rock / Morro Bay Harbor
Morro Bay Sandspit (North)
Morro Bay Sandspit (Central)
Morro Bay Embarcadero
Baywood Pier / Paradise Point
Montana De Oro: Sandspit
Montana De Oro: Spooners Cove
Avila Beach
Avila Beach Port San Luis
Pirates Cove
Shell Beach
Pismo Beach/Grover Beach North
Pismo Pier
Olde Port Beach / Fisherman’s Beach
Grover Beach
Oceano Dunes SVRA
Lake Lopez

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