About the Coastal Cleanup
Show your support and concern for Alabama's waterways by participating in the
30th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup scheduled for
16th, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until noon. You or your organization can make a difference by
volunteering to clean up our cherished coastal area.
In its twenty-eight year
effort to clean up the coast, over
have removed more than
1.6 million pounds of trash from Alabama's valued coastline and waterways. Join
us this year as we continue to make Alabama the Beautiful!
Supplies are limited. On the day of the
event, come prepared with sunscreen, a hat, gloves, shoes
and lots of water. It gets HOT!
Be sure to Check Out our Tips To Protect Yourself From Heat
calendar for times. Then
contact the zone captain for the area of your choice to get involved!
Here are a few safety tips to help "Get the Trash out of the Splash!"
- Drink plenty of fluids!
- Bring sunscreen, a hat and wear comfortable shoes.
- An adult should supervise children at all times.
- Be careful near sand dunes and other fragile ecosystems.
- DO NOT attempt to remove dangerous or heavy items yourself. Mark the location and report back to the zone captain for proper disposal.