Coming Up: Coastal Cleanups Begin Sept. 21
24 Aug, 2013
By Joyce Newman, Environmental Reporter
It’s the 28th Annual International Coastal Cleanup(ICC) and will include several cleanups throughout the months of September and October.
In 2012, more than 500,00 volunteers in the ICC program picked up 10 million pounds of trash! Thousands of people in our area helped clean up some 57 miles of beaches and riverfronts along Long Island Sound.
To join the effort, find a cleanup near you.
The top ten items found in the 2012 ICC program around the globe were:
Graphics courtesy of the Ocean Conservancy.