Coastal Cleanup 2008 Results
At this year’s California Coastal Cleanup Day event in San Diego County, 7,729 volunteers came out to help clean up local coastal and inland communities. These dedicated volunteers removed 160,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from nearly 150 miles, including four cleanup site across the border and one underwater site.
California Coastal Cleanup Day is organized locally by San Diego Coastkeeper and I Love A Clean San Diego and statewide by the California Coastal Commission and it takes place throughout California in 48 counties. This year, 70,000 participants removed nearly 1.2 million pounds of debris from 2,619 miles of California coastal and inland areas. Please click here to see the California Coastal Cleanup Day totals for all sites in San Diego County.