07 Jun '17, 9pm

Great new blog! Meet the people who help keep our ocean clean.

Every year, we depend on volunteers like you to help clean beaches and waterways and protect our ocean from the impacts of plastic and trash. In fact, nearly 12 million of you have participated in the last 30 years, and together, we’ve cleaned up more than 210 million pounds of trash! And just this week, we released the results of last year’s cleanup–more than half a million volunteers from 112 countries in 2016 alone. But these cleanups take a lot of work to organize. It takes the passion and commitment of local coordinators to make sure they become a reality. The International Coastal Cleanup began more than 30 years ago, when communities rallied together with the common goal of collecting and documenting the trash littering their coastline. The movement was catalyzed by the passion and spirit of two committed individuals: Linda Maraniss and Kathy O’Hara. In 1986, Marani...

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