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The 30th International Coastal CleanUp is September 19, 2015.

The 30th International Coastal CleanUp is September 19, 2015.  Here’s How You Can Help in Delray Beach.

Please join the many volunteers who will participate in the 30th Trash on our beachAnnual International Coastal CleanUp on Saturday, September 19.

WHEN- Saturday, September 19, 2015

TIME- 8-10 A.M.

WHERE-  Sandoway House

142 South Ocean Blvd

Delray Beach, FL


Download your Volunteer Registration here.



We are so lucky to be living in one of the “Happiest Seaside Towns in America.”  With 2 miles of public beachfront, it is up to all of us to do our part to help keep our beaches clean.

Come and join the volunteers on September 19 and make a difference.


In 2014, there were more than 560,000 volunteers...


Tips for Volunteers-

*Wear sunscreen

*Bring water

*Be careful picking up sharp objects

*Do not pick up any hypodermic needles. Note where they are and report to event coordinators.


They collected 16 million pound of trash in 91 countries.


Add this App called Clean Swell  for IOS or Android Smartphone and help the Ocean Conservancy keep track of what is being collected and where.


Cigarette butts are still #1 in trash collected.


You can download the 2014 Ocean Trash Index to learn more about just what is being collected, or take a look at this Infographic from their 2015 report. 

Or find out where there is a CleanUp in your area.

If you can’t make that day, the next time you’re out, whether on the beach or anywhere else, take the few extra seconds to pick up the trash that other thoughtless people have left behind.


Delray Beach


 Kathy Streib 

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Comment balloon 21 commentsKathy Streib • September 06 2015 11:45AM


Good morning Kathy.  A couple of months ago we traveled to Orange Beach for a little R&R.  I looked at where you live as I was thinking about finally meeting you but it was just too long for me.  I would help but it would mean at least two days of travel.  Pity

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) almost 5 years ago

Good morning, Kathy Streib I'm surprised that cigarette butts are a the #1 trash collectible... went to the beach yesterday and it was sooo clean with silky sand...(Mayflower Beach in Dennis MA on Cape Cod).... didn't see anyone smoking...anywhere!!

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) almost 5 years ago

Good morning Kathy. A very thing to do. Great and important local post.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) almost 5 years ago

Kathy, would it not be even better if all people were responsible and properly disposed of their own trash? Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) almost 5 years ago

This is a nice local post. I hope local residents will read it and help in the clean up.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) almost 5 years ago

Fantastic.  Every area of this beautiful needs the public to come out and help clean up after those who don't much care about the rest of us.

Posted by Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty ( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida) almost 5 years ago

Great way to celebrate....and something that everyone who visits the beach should be aware of every day....and those who evn consider mindful of what NOT to do.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) almost 5 years ago

this is both a fun day and a productive day to make our beaches and coast line beautiful. I try to do this every month with our Friends of Jupiter beaches.

Posted by Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County (Lubeck Realty Group) almost 5 years ago

Hello Kathy,  I hope you are relaxing today.  This is something that everyone should be involve in doing.

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) almost 5 years ago

I just spent the last 2 days at the beach, had to come back to reality today to work. This is such a great event. It is nice to see so many people who care.

Posted by Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents (Godzyk Real Estate Services) almost 5 years ago

Sounds like it will be a nice event.  Kind of sad that people don't just clean up after themselves in the first place though.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) almost 5 years ago


What a great event, like everyone else I am surprised that cigarette butts are the big item in trash pick up.  Our little city is a smoke free Zone, not butts allowed.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) almost 5 years ago

Hi Kathy -- this is a great event with excellent participation.  Let's face it people who smoke on the beach and leave cigarettes behind are just asses -- no buts or butts about it.    

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 almost 5 years ago

Great post, Kathy! It is so important for everyone to get out and do their part!

Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) almost 5 years ago

Kathy it is amazing how inconsiderate people are to their own environment I attribute that to lack of intelligence, lack of caring no ifs or BUTTS about it....Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) almost 5 years ago


The 30th International Coastal Cleanup on September 19, 2015 is an important day for environmental cleanup.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) almost 5 years ago

Kathy hard to believe that cigarette butts are still #1 in trash collections.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Vision Quest Realty) almost 5 years ago

It's so easy to clean up and have fun when the entire community is involved.  Have a great week Kathy!

Posted by Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes (Fresh Eyes For Your Home) almost 5 years ago

Good morning Kathy. At our beach property, there is no need for this kind of event, everyone does their part, the beach is always clean.

All the best with clean up efforts.

Posted by Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709) almost 5 years ago

Back in the service, the one thing that would be done constantly would be to police the grounds, which meant form a line and look for butts.  Considering how much everyone hated this detail, it was surprising how many were found, and with butt cans all over the lace.  This is a good event and hopefully won't be restricted to coastal areas.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) almost 5 years ago

We have been walking the beach every weekend and I'm pretty surprised at just how clean it is. I haven't seen any debris at all. I'll have to check to see what is happening in my area for this event.

Posted by Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager (Sharon Tara Transformations) almost 5 years ago

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