Coastal Cleanup Day

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California Coastal Cleanup Day

Do you know you can help clean the coast in Thousand Oaks?

coastal cleanupUp to 80% of coastal and ocean trash comes from inland sources. Show your community spirit and help protect birds and aquatic life from the perils of litter and debris by being part of California Coastal Cleanup Day.

September 21, 2019
Begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. (ends at 12:00 p.m.) Download, print and fill out a waiver to participate. Scroll below for waiver.

Join the State's largest annual volunteer event by taking part in the 35th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. Volunteers remove litter from the coastal shorelines, lakes, rivers and creeks across California. This effort restores the beauty of our natural waters, while protecting its wildlife from harm. Become Active! Be A Volunteer! Let's Turn the Tide on Trash! 

 Students who participate may receive volunteer service credit, Coastal Cleanup Day is a great way to earn volunteer hours and help the environment at the same time!

Thousand Oaks/Newbury Park Cleanup Site:

  • Borchard Community Park: 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park

Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Meet at the picnic area at the intersection of Newbury Park High School and Borchard Park, north of the tennis courts. Parking is available in the Borchard Community Center parking lot.

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Download Event Waiver Here

To simplify on-site registration, pre-sign a downloaded waiver and bring it with you to the event. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian's signature as well. If you are not able to bring a signed waiver, site captains will have them available at each site.

For comfort and safety participants are encouraged to wear long pants, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and bring work gloves. Please bring your own bucket, gloves, reusable water bottle, reusable trash bags and any other reusable cleanup supplies you think you might want or need. Help us cut down on the trash that we create at the Cleanup! Water to refill bottles will be available on site. for additional cleanup day sites in Ventura County.

Visit Coastal Cleanup Day's Bring your Own page to see how you can reduce waste on site. 

Install the Cleanswell app to submit data on what you collect at the cleanup.

Click here to view a Coastal Cleanup informational flier

Click here to view a sheet on steps you can take every day to help keep our oceans clean.

Click here to view a cool infographic on ocean pollution.

For other Ventura County sites or additional information about the event call (805) 449-2387 or visit

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