International Coastal Cleanup

2016 Ocean Trash Index

Download the data collected during the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup.

The 30th Anniversary of the International Coastal Cleanup

In partnership with volunteer organizations and individuals around the globe, Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup engages people to remove trash from the world’s beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris and change the behaviors.


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Millions of Straws

Millions of plastic straws litter our ocean, killing seals, turtles and other animals. A solution is so simple. Tell restaurants to ask before giving out a straw!


Stemming the Tide

Our 2015 report on a way forward to eliminate ocean plastic.

Marina Cleanup Day

Whether at the Dock or on the Water
Everyone Can Make a Difference

Report: Ocean Trash Impacts

Our study on the deadliest ocean trash.

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