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50 Days of Cleanups for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day!

 

2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and we are celebrating by hosting 50 Days of Cleanups!

April 17th Update:

The SC Governor has lifted restrictions on public access to our local waterways; however groups of 3 or more are still restricted.

See the Executive Order here>>

Our understanding is that as long as the public landing is open, 1 or 2 people can access the parking lot and adjacent areas to cleanup litter.

Questions? Contact us>>

April 1st Update:

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are canceling our 50 Days of Cleanups and subsequent events. Governor McMaster has passed an executive order to close public access to our waterways. This means the boat ramps and landings are closed. Both the landings and the parking lots are closed to the public.
 
That being said, cleanups are an excellent way to get outside, get some fresh air, and do some good for our waterways. Any litter can eventually end up in our waterways. Any piece of litter we can collect will help protect our rivers. If you can do an individual or small group cleanup without violating any restrictions, please report your results (scroll down for the link).
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From March 3rd through April 21st, we will host all the cleanups we can manage. We will celebrate our hard work on April 22nd – Earth Day! – with our Cleanup Awards event!

Join more than 1 billion Earth Day stewards and help us celebrate by joining a cleanup near you!

50 Days of Celebrating our Rivers!

We’re going to kick off our cleanups on March 3rd! In the 50 days preceding Earth Day, we will have cleanups throughout the Winyah Bay watershed! On April 22nd, we will host our Cleanup Awards during our Green Drinks event!

Celebrating Our Adopters & Volunteers!

Join us on April 22nd to celebrate our adopters, volunteers, and all your cleanup efforts! At our Green Drinks event we will be giving away awards for Most Trash Collected, Greatest Number of Participants, Biggest Piece of Trash, Furthest Traveled Trash, Most Misguided Trash, Prettiest Piece of Trash, and Weirdest Find! To participate in our Cleanup Awards, you must:

Find a Cleanup or Host Your Own Cleanup!

Check out our interactive map below to find a cleanup near you! We will be adding more cleanups as more get scheduled.

Not an adopter but want to host a cleanup? No problem! Get your family and friends together and host your own cleanup! Click here to register your cleanup now!

Please contact your Waccamaw Riverkeeper, Cara Schildtknecht, with any questions! riverkeeper@winyahrivers.org or (843) 349-4007

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Winyah Rivers Alliance

P.O. Box 554 | 301 Allied Drive
Conway, SC 29528
843 .349 .4007
winyahrivers@winyahrivers.org

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