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Join us for a BEACH CLEANUP for International Coastal Cleanup Day sponsored by Surfing’s Evolution & Preservation Foundation and Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. on September 15, 2018! FOLLOWED BY Tacos and Brews at Prosperity Brewers from 12pm to 3pm!
9am to 11am: Beach Cleanup @ South Beach Park in Boca Raton. Parking is waived, and we will be set up on the beach. South Beach Park is located at 400 N State Road A-1-A, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Please RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/253189155518584/
12pm to 3pm: Tacos and Brews, network with your neighbors. Street parking is available. Prosperity Brewers is located at 4160 NW 1st Ave #21, Boca Raton, FL 33431.
This is an all ages event. Cleanup supplies are provided, please bring water and sunscreen. Make sure to dress for the Florida weather, sun and sand.
The ICC is brought to you by Surfing’s Evolution & Preservation Foundation, Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc., City of Boca Raton, FL Government and Friends of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.
The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest, one-day volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. Every September, volunteers from over 100 countries descend on local beaches, rivers, lakes and canals to show their commitment to cleaner waterways. The Ocean Conservancy, the world’s largest organization focusing exclusively on the health of the marine environment, has sponsored this annual event for the past 33 years.
The ICC is much more than just removing trash. By providing detailed, standardized data on paper data cards, or electronically through the Clean Swell app, volunteers gather valuable information about the types and sources of debris found. Analyzed and tracked year by year, this information serves as a powerful tool for educating the public, influencing public policy, and effecting positive behavioral change on the part of individuals, organizations and communities.