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International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022

Every year, International Coastal Cleanup Day is observed on September 17 to bring cleanliness and purity to nature as a whole. this day also raises awareness about the growing pollution on various beaches of the world.

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022: Theme

  • Annually, International Coastal Cleanup Day is celebrated with a specific theme every year which is decided by the Ocean Conservancy organization. The theme for International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022 is “Fighting for Trash Free Seas.”

International Coastal Cleanup Day History:

  • In 1972, The Ocean Conservancy organization was founded to take care and clean the American coastlines and branches from trash, waste and pollution.
  • Linda Maraniss and Kathy O’Hara founded International Coastal Cleanup Day and both worked at the Ocean Conservancy in 1986.
  • In 1986, Maraniss was inspired by O’Hara’s work and dedication to cleaning up the ocean.
DayInternational Coastal Cleanup Day
DateSeptember 17, 2022
DaySaturday
SignificanceRaise awareness of the pollution and trash that are present on our coasts
Observed byThe Globe

International Coastal Cleanup Day: FAQs

When is International Coastal Cleanup Day is celebrated?

International Coastal Cleanup Day is celebrated on the 3rd Saturday in September every year.

What is the theme of International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022?

The theme for International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022 is “Fighting for Trash Free Seas.”

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