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EDUCATING and creating CHANGE Kids' Ocean Day, June 5
The annual Kids' Ocean Day features classroom presentations, a beach cleanup, and aerial art!

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Check out!
Let ILACSD refer you to the closest location to get rid of unwanted items, the eco-friendly way.

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Storm Drain Stenciling
Urban storm water run-off is considered the biggest contributor to marine coastal pollution, but you can help! Sign up today and help spread the word!

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Upcoming Events

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Coastal Cleanup Day

Saturday, 9am - 12pm
100 cleanup sites countywide!

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Tijuana River Action Month Cleanup

Saturday, 9am - 12pm
Effie May Trail

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Beautify Chula Vista Day

Saturday, 8:30 am-12pm
Discovery Park and Harborside Park

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In the Community

Inspire the Next Generation of Environmentalists!


I Love A Clean San Diego offers environmental education to local elementary, middle and high schools, often at no-cost – click here to see if your school qualifies!

We believe that education provides the inspiration and incentive for behavioral change – change that will positively impact our regional environment and minimize our community’s ecological footprint. Our environmental educators are engaging and can present about a variety of subjects including: watersheds, the 4R’s, oil recycling, household hazardous waste, ocean and water pollution prevention and ocean conservation. Click here to learn more about our presentations or email

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30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day

Join thousands of San Diegans to celebrate 30 years of a cleaner coast!

As ILACSD celebrates its 60th anniversary, our biggest event each year is celebrating its 30th on September 20, 2014! We're looking for cleanup site recommendations, volunteer site captains, and local businesses who want to support this monumental effort. In 2013, 7,500 volunteers removed 75 tons of trash and recyclables from San Diego’s eleven watersheds.

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Recent News

Donor Spotlight

ILACSD is a beneficiary of Buffalo Exchange’s Tokens for Bags program in Pacific Beach, now through December! With every purchase, customers are given a token to donate to a local organization instead of using a plastic bag! Please visit Buffalo Exchange’s Pacific Beach location and donate your token to ILACSD. It’s that easy! In the last 20 years, Buffalo Exchange has raised nearly $550,000 for thousands of local nonprofits and has saved 10.9 million bags from polluting the environment!