Press Release: 2020 Connecticut Cleanup takes shape

New Haven, CT—Save the Sound, the statewide coordinator for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) since 2002, will hold the 2020 Connecticut Cleanup effort in September as planned. Official sponsor Subaru of New England has renewed its commitment to the effort, and will once again support cleanups through its Connecticut dealerships. At the time […]

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Of Butts and Bags: Cleanup Data Trends 2017-19

2019 was a BIG year for cleanups across Connecticut. More of you turned out than any year since CFE/Save the Sound became the official Connecticut coordinator for the International Coastal Cleanup back in 2002, and together we removed more than three tons of trash from beaches and riverbanks. We are looking forward to building on these […]

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Successes & Weird Finds at International Coastal Cleanup Day 2018!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2018 Successes & Weird Finds at International Coastal Cleanup Day! Volunteers hit 31 CT beaches over the weekend; more to come as Save the Sound and its Soundkeeper fight plastic pollution NEW HAVEN, CONN. – An estimated 900 Save the Sound volunteers hit 31 Connecticut beaches last Saturday and Sunday […]

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Become a beach cleanup captain for the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup!

Calling all beach goers, ocean lovers, and supporters of Save the Sound: Are you concerned with the state of our environment? Do you want to help do your part to preserve our coastlines? Sign up today as a Cleanup Captain for one of this fall’s International Coastal Cleanup events! We’ll follow up soon with information about beach assignments. […]

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Two Views: International Coastal Cleanup Day on the Farm River

Curt Johnson, Executive Director of the Save the Sound program, has participated in a dozen coastal cleanups during his tenure. He’s been boating for 50 years, and has lived in the coastal town of Branford, Connecticut, for much of his life. Curt organized a water-based cleanup along Branford’s Farm River in honor of International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 17. […]

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Your Beach Needs You! International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016 is Coming

September 17 is International Coastal Cleanup Day, but we’re hosting cleanups all month – and you’re invited to help!

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Save the Date: International Coastal Cleanup – September 19th, 2015!

Save the Sound is busy gearing up for the 30th annual International Coastal Cleanup! This year’s “Big Day” is right around the corner on September 19th, which will also include additional cleanups throughout the months of September and October.

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International Coastal Cleanup is here!

Let’s get the plastic bags, bottles, caps, packaging, and cigarette butts off our beaches and protect Long Island Sound!

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