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Join us April 21st for the next beach cleanup!

The Grass Roots Garbage Gang hold 3 major beach cleanups a year
January 20th, April 21st & Annually July 5th

Join us in celebrating our 50th Community Beach Cleanup! 
-Featuring a Pop-Up Art Gallery with works inspired by “Our Beach” includes fine art pieces, beach trash, repurposed art & more. All art will be available for purchase, funds raised will go to Keeping our beaches clean. Show will be held from 10:30 to 4:00 at the Long Beach Train Depot located on Pacific Hwy & N. 3rd. Artists please click HERE for submission info.

-Visit our Demo Info Booth at the Depot and learn more about what we do what we find and what we use to collect it. Featuring The Beachin’ Bag Lady Annissa Coy. 

-Cleanup begins around 9:30 AM on a Saturday and finishes up between 11:30 and noon. Sign in at any major beach approach, pick up your bags and hit the beach! Grabbers on a first come first serve basis. 

All volunteers are then treated to hot clam chowder. (We’ll have other soups, too,) at the Peninsula Senior Center. Soup is usually served between 12:30 & 1:00. 

We are thrilled to announce this years spring beach cleanup falls on the same weekend as the Long Beach Peninsula Razor Clam Festival there will many fun things to see and do! Be sure to grab a bag to collect trash when you head down to the beach for clams! 

 Help us keep our beaches clean!
Show up at any major beach approach at 9:30am on scheduled cleanup days we also appreciate and encourage cleanups any time of year. 

To help in others ways, please email Shelly@OurBeach.org

We are always looking for groups to adopt a stretch of beach to clean during regular cleanups. If you have questions or your group is ready to join email join@ourbeach.org If you are an individual looking for a group we will gladly connect you with a good fit.

 

 

The Grassroots Garbage gang is a 501c3 and have begun to solicit Lifetime members at $100 each and Lifetime sponsors at $1000 each  (we will list the sponsors  – if desired).  We hope to raise another $79,000 – that will allow us to become sustainable in perpetuity budget.
 
Help us spread the word!   

Mail checks to: GrassRoots Garbage Gang at PO Box 1480, Ocean Park WA 98640

 On Washington State’s southernmost coast, we boast 28 miles of sandy Pacific Ocean beach.  Like beaches everywhere, it sees a tremendous amount of humanity’s garbage being tossed or washed ashore.

In 2001, a group of local residents began an all-volunteer effort to tackle the garbage along these beaches.  We’ve completed over 48 cleanups and collected nearly 500 tons! We call ourselves the GrassRoots Garbage Gang because that’s what we are,  a very grassroots group of folks who are distressed by the trash on the beaches. Since that time, the effort has mushroomed, with volunteers coming from all over the state to help out at one or all three of the annual cleanups. 

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