Coastal Cleanup Day Scheduled for September 23

“Our beaches are a repository of the city’s trash, which harms our marine habitat and wildlife,” Councilmember Traci Park wrote in her newsletter.

Westside residents have a chance to make a difference, by joining with the Councilmember’s officer, L.A. County Supervisor Lindsey Horvath and Heal the Bay in Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 23.

Residents can work on Will Rogers State Beach, at Tower 7, off Temescal Canyon Road, between 9 a.m. and noon. The site captains are Supriyaa Singh and Kevin Lui. LA County-operated sites will have free parking. Visit this link to download and print a parking pass click here.

People who would like to help clean the beaches can register at click here.

Everyone participating must sign a waiver. Save paper by completing the online waiver.

Those participating are invited to “talk trash” by sharing the day and photos on Instagram and twitter,  using the hashtags #coastalcleanupday, #healthebay, and #Summit2Sea2023.

Help make CCD a zero-waste event by bringing your own buckets, garden gloves, and a filled, reusable water bottle. Supplies will also be available at every site. Download the Clean Swell app click here (to count your trash, and to have your trash counted).

Malibu Divers are celebrating its 33 years as the underwater Malibu Pier coordinator for Heal the Bay and took to the ocean, the week before on September 16. The group wrote “California Coastal Cleanup Day has become more than just a cleanup, it is an opportunity to educate the public on where our trash comes from and where it ends up, all the while encouraging environmental and community stewardship.”

This trash was found in the ocean by Malibu Divers.

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