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Upcoming Event

International Coastal Cleanup Day

Event Details

Date
2022-09-17
Location
Soundview Park (Lafayette Ave and Morrison Ave)
Start Time
10:00
End Time
14:00

Join the Bronx River Alliance for one of our biggest cleanup events of the year, International Coastal Cleanup Day! Volunteers throughout the U.S. and more than 100 countries come together each year to participate in a cleanup event near them on this day of environmental stewardship.

Volunteers will check in at 10:00 AM at the entrance of Soundview near the intersection of Lafayette Ave and Morrison Ave. We’ll break up into teams and head to the Soundview Park shoreline (at the mouth of the Bronx River) together for the cleanup. All cleanup materials needed, such as grabbers, gloves, and bags will be supplied. We’ll also be recording the type and quantity of trash we pick up, using data sheets and the Ocean Conservancy’s Clean Swell® App

At the end of the event we’ll have prizes for the volunteers with the “Most Trash Collected” and “Strangest Trash Collected”!

Please wear weather appropriate, protective clothing: Hat, long pants & closed toe shoes. And bring a reusable water bottle to be entered into a raffle drawing!