All participants must sign our waiver form. All volunteers under the age of 18 will need a waiver form signed by their parent, legal guardian, or authorized agent of the parent to participate in the cleanup. This includes school and church groups, and boy scout and girl scout troops. Forms are available for download below and at cleanup sites on Coastal Cleanup Day.
Please download and sign the Volunteer Waiver. All minors must have an parent, legal guardian, or authorized agent of the parent or guardian sign on behalf of the minor.
To protect your health and slow the spread of the coronavirus, please follow the most recent Ventura County Public Health Orders here: https://www.venturacountyrecovers.org/
Can’t make it on September 17th? Self-guided cleanups are all month long.
Coastal Cleanup Day is an effective, and rewarding opportunity to give something back to our community and the environment by spending just three hours of your morning picking up trash while enjoying a local park or beach. You can make your contribution even greater and cut down on the trash created at the Cleanup by bringing your own reusable supplies (water bottle, gardening gloves, trash bucket etc.). Safety is our first priority for any beach cleanup, so wear a hat, sunscreen, gloves, and closed-toe shoes and come on out to one of our approximately 20 Cleanup sites in Ventura County.
The mission of Coastal Cleanup Day is to engage people to remove debris from our beaches and waterways; to identify the sources of marine debris; and ultimately to change the behaviors that cause pollution.
Garbage can come from our homes, walkways, and streets, and travels through storm drains or other channels to reach the sea. Without the help of amazing
volunteers like you, most of the debris collected would ultimately end up polluting our waterways, contaminating soil, damaging fragile marine ecosystems and endangering marine life.
Information on Coastal Cleanup Day 2021: Coastal Cleanup Day 2021 marked the 37th anniversary of what was another successful event in Ventura County. 1,685 volunteers cleaned up 39 miles of beaches and inland waterways, removing 16,425 pounds of trash and recyclables. Statewide in 2019, more than 71,000 volunteers collected more than 800,000 pounds of debris at more than 1,000 sites across California!