UPDATED: DE Coastal Cleanup Changes to Month-long Event


UPDATED – 8/30/20 – This year’s Coastal Cleanup has moved from a one-day event with hundreds of people scouring Delaware’s 97 miles of coastline for trash into a month-long campaign to keep the state’s beaches and waterways free of trash. Delawareans and visitors are encouraged to make a special effort during September to keep communities…

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2.7 Tons of Trash Picked Up From DE Beaches in Coastal Cleanup


This year’s Coastal Cleanup saw 2.7 tons of trash and recyclables picked up from over 68 miles of Delaware waterways and coastlines from Wilmington to Fenwick Island.  1115 volunteers took part.   DNREC officials say over 21,500 pieces of food or beverage-related trash was picked up – including higher than usual numbers of straws, plastic lids…

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Coastal Cleanup is Saturday Morning in Delaware


Coastal Cleanup takes place Saturday morning on Delaware’s 97-mile eastern coastline.  There are more than 45 sites statewide that include river and ocean shorelines, wetland and watershed areas.  If you are a volunteer and have questions about your site – contact State Parks Statewide Zone Captain – Alison Romano, 302.900.1423 State Wildlife Areas Zone Captain…

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