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The International Coastal Cleanup is on September 19! 

The International Coastal Cleanup is the world's largest volunteer effort for our ocean and waterways.  People all over the world remove trash from the shores and document what they find. The data is compiled and published in an annual report on marine debris by the Ocean Conservancy

WHEN: The third Saturday in September. In 2015: Saturday, September 19.

WHERE: Beaches in Rhode Island and all over the world!

WHY: Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife and local economies.  Policymakers use the ICC data to raise awareness about marine debris and reduce the problem at the source.