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Coastal Cleanup Day | Help keep San Diego clean

Coastal Cleanup Day September 2023 is San Diego County’s largest environmental clean-up effort and San Diegans volunteered at more than 100 sites across the county.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Help keep San Diego beautiful at the 39th annual Coastal Cleanup Day - Saturday, September 23, 2023! CBS 8 is teaming up with I Love a Clean San Diego for the county’s largest, single-day cleanup effort.  

Join thousands of your neighbors at 100+ cleanup sites throughout San Diego.  You can even visit CBS 8’s “Working for You” tent at the event kickoff site which is the YMCA Camp Surf in Imperial Beach.  Supplies like gloves and trash bins will be provided so grab your family and friends, start a team, and do your best to pick up trash before it enters our ocean and waterways.  

The free event lasts from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.  For more information, go to https://cleansd.org/cleanupday/.   

2022 Event recap

CBS 8 joined I Love a Clean San Diego for the 38th annual Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 17.

Coastal Cleanup Day is the County’s largest environmental clean-up effort and San Diegans can volunteer at close to 70 sites across the County so no matter where you live, there’s one by you.

Since the coastal cleanup started 37 years ago, organizers say more than 273,000 volunteers county-wide collected more than 5.5 million pounds of litter and debris.

 For more information on how you can register to make a difference, go to  https://cleanupday.org/

2021 Event recap

During the 37th annual Coastal Cleanup Day in 2021, over 2,400 volunteers grabbed their buckets and gloves to help protect and preserve their neighborhoods. 

WATCH: 36th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day goes virtual 

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