Thank you volunteers for making Annual Coastal Cleanup Day 2021 a success!


This year on September 18th, 2021 we hosted 62 cleanup events where 1,774 dedicated volunteers removed 4,812 pounds of debris from our beaches, rivers, and inland parks around the Monterey Bay!

Did you miss the cleanup effort on September 18th, 2021?

You can still participate! Conduct a self guided cleanup whenever and wherever you can during the whole month of September! Simply download the Clean Swell App to collect data on the types of trash you find, follow the safety steps below, and head out to your favorite spot. 

Thank you to our ACC 2021 Sponsors!

Thank you to the Santa Cruz County Department of Public Works for once again funding Annual Coastal Cleanup at all of our Santa Cruz County locations.

Spread the love of stewardship by sharing photos, videos, and stories from your cleanups! Use the form below and/or (if you have a public Instagram account) post to your Instagram feed, tag @SaveOurShores, and use the hashtags #SOSACC2021 and #ProtectYourHappyPlace which will direct your post to be added to our ACC 2021 gallery (below).

If you find something strange, bizarre, or just downright hilarious, upload and choose “Most Unusual Find” in the dropdown or post to Instagram with the hashtag #MostUnusualFinds and tag @SaveOurShores!

Share youre photos, videos, & stories!

By participating you understand and agree that neither Save Our Shores, the State of California,
California Coastal Commission, nor associated jurisdictions may be held liable or responsible in any way for any injury, death, or other damages to you or your family, heirs, or assigns that may occur
as a result of your participation, or as a result of product liability or the negligence,
whether passive or active, of any party in connection with the cleanups.