Join the Challenge!

      Earp It Forward and Start The Wave encourage you to take action and Earp your cleanup. September 21st is International Coastal Clean-up Day and Earth’s waterways need our help! Below are some links and resources to get you ready to Earp Your Community and Start The Wave!

           Here are some Earper International Coastal Cleanup Challenge Events already happening on September 21st:


Buenos Aires

#ArgentinaLimpia – Reserva Costanera Sur, lado Norte @ 11:00am-5:00pm ART
For more details click here.



Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver International Coastal Cleanup – Hadden Park @ 1:30pm-3:30pm PDT
For more details click here.


United States

California (San Francisco)

Bay Haught Earpers Coastal Cleanup – Ocean Beach, Fulton @ 9:40am-12:00pm PDT
For more details click here.


EYC New England Earpers Beach Cleanup – Salisbury Beach State Reservation @ 10:00am EST
For more details click here.


Michigan Adopt a Beach Event – Belle Isle @ 9:30am-5:00pm EDT
For more details click here.

United Kingdom

Scotland (Edinburgh)

Scottish Unicorn Earpers Beach Clean Up – Cramond Beach @ 10:00am-12:00pm BST
For more details click here.

      Have an event you want to submit? You can do that here and check out the Earp It Forward Event Calendar here.

      You can find events in your area on the Ocean Conservancy home page which features a worldwide interactive map:

      There are also many local organization planning events, so don’t be discouraged if you don’t see something in your area on the Ocean Conservancy’s list. Do a search of your local parks and recreation, environmental, and conservation departments, organizations and groups who may be organizing, sponsoring or participating in events.

      The Surfrider Foundation is another great resource to find local cleanups:

      If you need help finding an event or organizing a group in your area reach out to us. We’re here to help!

      For more information and resources about protecting our oceans check out

Don’t forget to tag your cleanup experience and photos with #EarpItForward and #StartTheWave so we can share your story!

      Many organizations will have cleanups running over the next couple of months so feel free to join those in recognition of International Coastal Cleanup Day if you can’t make it out on the 21st.

Don’t forget you can Start The Wave and Earp Your Communities All Year-Round!