MB Miami Beach Suncare - 53rd Street Beach |International Coastal Cleanup
Scientists estimate that more than 17 billion pounds of plastic enters our ocean every year threatening marine life from corals polyps to sharks, the health of people, and local economies. Join us for the 33rd annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) the world's largest, one-day volunteer effort for our oceans and waterways, and show your commitment to reducing marine debris, along with volunteers from across the globe!
As part of our commitment to keeping our beaches beautiful, MB Miami Beach Suncare invites you to join the world’s largest volunteer effort for our ocean and waterways by participating in International Coastal Cleanup Day. We can't wait to see you there!
VolunteerCleanup.org organizes Miami-Dade’s local participation in this global event with 45+ simultaneous shoreline cleanups around the county and is made possible by the generous support of our presenting sponsor, Covanta, with additional support from the City of Miami Beach MB Rising Above, Capital One, Revolution 93.5 FM, and MB Miami Beach Suncare.
Please have guests in your party RSVP individually so we can ensure they get all the information and details about the event and so we can properly plan for capacity.
We will meet at the entrance to the beach at 53rd street
We will provide you with:
- Garbage Bags
- Data Collection Cards
- Miami Beach Sunscreen
- Community Service Hour Certificate
- Giveaway Goodie Bag - Thanks for participating! :)
- Water cooler for cold water refills
Volunteers should bring/wear:
- Appropriate clothing/shoes to walk the beach
- A hat and/or sunglasses is strongly recommended
- Feel free to bring snacks/water in a reusable bottle. Let's reduce plastic waste where possible!
- A smile!
About International Coastal Cleanup:
Over the past 33 years, Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup has brought together nearly 13 million people from over 150 countries to collect nearly 250 million pounds of trash along our coastlines and waterways.
Every year during Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup®, volunteers comb lakes, rivers and beaches around the world for trash picking up everything imaginable along the world’s shorelines: cigarette butts, food wrappers, abandoned fishing gear and even automobiles and kitchen appliances.
By volunteering at ICC, you will be actively participating in a global citizen science project, not only by removing marine debris, but by also cataloguing and tallying what you find using the Ocean Conservancy’s data collection cards or Clean Swell app. The resulting item-by-item, location-by-location Ocean Trash Index that Ocean Conservancy compiles each year provides the only global snapshot of the marine debris littering coasts and waterways around the world.
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