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Earth Day 2015 Results

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UPDATED on 4/30/15 The results of our Earth Day 2015 cleanup efforts are in! Last Saturday, April 18, we cleaned 10 sites on the Central Coast. And, with the help of more than 420 dedicated volunteers, we removed more than 3,300 pounds of pollution! That’s just over one and a half tons! Our volunteers picked up trash […]

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Seven Years of Cleanup Data

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We began collecting data at our cleanups in 2007, in an effort to track the amount and types of waste polluting local beaches and rivers. We use this data to identify trends, increase community awareness and, hopefully, influence behavior change. Since 2007, we have led a total of 1,886 beach and river cleanups in Santa Cruz and […]

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Holiday Relief Cleanup Scheduled for Tuesday, May 27th

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Save Our Shores will host its first ‘Holiday Relief’ cleanup on Tuesday, May 27, the morning after Memorial Day.  Anticipating the many long-weekend revelers who will trek to Santa Cruz’s especially sunny beaches, the non-profit created this targeted post-holiday cleanup plan.  Tuesday’s event will be held from 9 to 11 am in an effort to […]

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Upcoming Events

Oct
1
Sun
9:00 am Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's
Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Save Our Shores bi-monthly Cleanup Cowell’s Project has kicked into gear! Start your Sunday off with a beach cleanup, and leave energized and ready to enjoy your day. These cleanups are always fun, engaging, and[...]
Oct
14
Sat
10:00 am Sand City Beach Cleanup @ Sand City Beach
Sand City Beach Cleanup @ Sand City Beach
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sand City Beach Cleanup @ Sand City Beach | Sand City | California | United States
Join us for the Monterey Monthly Beach Cleanup at Sand City Beach in Marina, CA. This expansive stretch of coastline is home to a vast network of critical dune habitat for all sorts of wildlife.[...]
Oct
15
Sun
9:00 am Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's
Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Save Our Shores bi-monthly Cleanup Cowell’s Project has kicked into gear! Start your Sunday off with a beach cleanup, and leave energized and ready to enjoy your day. These cleanups are always fun, engaging, and[...]

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