City of Melbourne to host international coastal clean-up event at Ballard Park on September 18

International coastal cleanup began over 30 years ago

The City of Melbourne will host an international coastal clean-up event at Ballard Park on September 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The City of Melbourne will host an international coastal clean-up event at Ballard Park on September 18 from 8 am to 12 pm.

Ballard Park is located at 924 Thomas Barbour Drive in Melbourne.

Breakfast and water will be provided. Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and bring a reusable water bottle and gloves (if you have your own).

The city is organizing this event in partnership with Keep Brevard Beautiful and Ocean Conservancy.

The International Coastal Cleanup began over 30 years ago when communities came together for the common purpose of collecting and documenting the litter that litter their coastline.

By providing detailed, standardized data on paper data cards, or electronically through the Clean Swell app, volunteers gather valuable information about the types and sources of debris found.

New this year is challenge # 152andYou based on a Keep America Beautiful study that found that if everyone took the one-on-one action of picking up 152 litter, there would be no litter on the floor unless someone did. throws in again.

Interested participants should email Megan Selva at megan.selva@mlbfl.org.

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