International Coastal Cleanup

2015 Report

An astounding 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries picked up more than 16 million pounds of trash in our 2014 International Coastal Cleanup.

Stemming the Tide

An Ocean Conservancy report outlines a path forward to reducing ocean plastic waste by 45 percent by 2025. The report’s findings confirm what many have long thought – that ocean plastic solutions actually begin on land. It will take a coordinated effort of industry, NGOs and government to solve this growing economic and environmental problem. 

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Join the world’s largest volunteer effort for our ocean by participating in the International Coastal Cleanup.


2015 Report: Turning the Tide on Trash

For the past 29 years, Ocean Conservancy has inspired millions of volunteers, as well as industry players, the world over to take action by removing and recording trash during our International Coastal Cleanup.

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