California Coastal Cleanup Day

Women cleaning up the shoreline

Join the largest one-day volunteer event in the country, taking place throughout the entire state on the third Saturday in September.

Neighborhood Cleanups

A masked woman on a sidewalk holding a full bag of trash

Learn how to keep your own neighborhood clean and healthy and collect important data year round! Clean streets = Clean Ocean.

Adopt A Beach®

Dad and child on the beach with their trash bucket, giving thumbs up

Commit to care for your favorite beach through our year-round, statewide beach cleanup program. Any group, public or private, can volunteer to clean any of our adoptable beaches.

Schoolyard Cleanup®

kids cleaning their schoolyard

A Schoolyard Cleanup is service-learning and an NGSS scientific investigation, any time of year! We've got lots of educator resources and tips on how to clean the ocean without leaving your school.

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