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Volunteer at one of these beach cleanups organized by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM).

Most COASTSWEEP cleanups are held in September and October, with a few in late August and into November. In August, the list of available cleanups is posted below and updated every week through November.

Need more information? See Overview and Index for a full list of COASTSWEEP website content, or email your questions to coastsweep@mass.gov. We are always happy to help new volunteers!

Links to Cleanup Lists - Volunteer for these Cleanups

Please be safe while conducting COASTSWEEP cleanups. In addition to all regular cleanup safety guidelines, please see Mass.gov COVID-19 Updates and Information and the CDC’s Guidance for COVID-19 for the most current recommendations for masks and social distancing.

Click on a link below to find a public cleanup in your area (all PDF files). Please be sure to contact the coordinator to let him or her know you are coming. (Note: Private cleanups that do not seek additional volunteers are also held as part of COASTSWEEP. See the Private COASTSWEEP Cleanup List.)

Become a Cleanup Coordinator

Don't see a cleanup in your community? Sign up to be a cleanup coordinator. Please email coastsweep@mass.gov to receive a notification when sign ups begin.

Get Data and Information

Check out the Summaries of Annual Cleanups for links to an overview and statistics from past years of COASTSWEEP cleanups.

To learn about what marine debris is and how to reduce it, see More on Marine Debris.

And see the COASTSWEEP Contact Information for a staff list and contact details.


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