Led by I Love A Clean San Diego and the City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department, the Clean Beach Coalition is supported by local businesses to maintain the health, beauty and safety of our public beaches and bays for everyone to enjoy!

Clean Beach Coalition Bins

During busy summer holidays, San Diego’s beaches and bays overflow with local and out-of-town visitors coming to enjoy the beautiful views and perfect weather. With the influx of beachgoers,  permanent trash receptacles are overwhelmed by the additional waste, which can lead to debris littering our beaches and oceans. Each summer, the Clean Beach Coalition places temporary waste and recycling bins along some of San Diego’s busiest beaches and bays over holiday weekends to combat this issue!

Enjoy the Scene, and Keep it Clean

Over the past decade, the Clean Beach Coalition has kept 3.5 million pounds of trash off the beach and out of the ocean. This past year, over 61,000 pounds of debris were collected during the summer holiday weekends. With the support of Think Blue San Diego, PB Shore Club and many more, the coalition aims to educate beachgoers about the harms of beach and marine litter and how we can lessen our impact by swapping out single-use, disposable products with reusable alternatives.

Ready your Reusables

Anyone can help keep our beaches clean! A simple way to make a huge difference is opting for reusable items in place of disposable, single-use plastics.

The coalition recommends using a hard plastic cooler or insulated bag as an alternative to Styrofoam coolers. Pack a refillable water bottle instead of single-use plastic bottles. Also, eliminate the need for sandwich bags and food wrappers by shopping in bulk and packing reusable food storage containers. Don’t forget to pack out what you pack in! Bring any reusables home with you to leave the coast in the best possible condition after visiting.

Local Business Support for Clean Beaches

The efforts of the Clean Beach Coalition would not be possible without the generous support of local businesses, organizations and individuals. To learn how your business can become a supporting sponsor of clean beaches in 2020, contact Ian Monahan, Philanthropy and Marketing Manager at: 619.795.5806. Your brand will be featured on over 200 bins on San Diego’s beaches over major holidays and recognized across other platforms in appreciation for your support!

The Coca Cola Foundation

Think Blue San Diego