Since 1984, Oregonians have gathered for the annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup, an important, family-friendly event designed to keep our coastline healthy.
Why not be part of the solution?
As in the past, volunteers will gather on Saturday, September 24 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the adjacent Tolovana Wayside where beach captains will direct the cleanup effort. This wayside is one of are 46 clean-up areas along the Oregon coast.
Guests of Tolovana Inn who join the Solve clean-up will be eligible for a discount for the September 23-25 weekend. Ask about the special pricing when you call for reservations.
The SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup is part of an annual worldwide effort to reduce the impacts of litter on marine life. In 2015, the International Coastal Cleanup mobilized 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries to collect more than 16 million pounds of trash along beaches and inland waterways. It’s a monumental effort.
SOLVE will provide bags and gloves, but would prefer volunteers bring your own reusable garden gloves. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag and reusable water bottles to help reduce plastic waste. You can also use an old colander or kitty litter scoop to sift the sand for tiny bits of plastics and cigarette butts, which are extremely harmful to shorebirds and marine life.
Hauling, disposal and recycling services donated by Recology Western Oregon.
Contact Solve for more details.