Adopt a Beach
first cleanup in 1986, more than 488,000 Texas Adopt-A-Beach volunteers have
picked up more than 9,200 tons of trash from Texas beaches, some of it
originating from as far away as South America.
tide patterns in the Gulf of Mexico, trash dumped anywhere in the gulf is
likely to end up on a Texas beach. Keeping Texas beaches clean and safe is an
economic as well as environmental priority.
The program strives to:
•educate citizens about
the source of debris; and
support for state, national and international action to clean up coastal
Adopt-A-Beach program, an all-volunteer effort, is dedicated to preserving and
protecting Texas beaches. The program's success is due to the generous efforts
of dedicated volunteer county coordinators, coastal community leaders, sponsors
and citizens. Strong support from the private sector helps carry our message to
Texans all across the state.
cleanups are a great way to engage in a team building exercise while doing
something great for the environment.
Friday, February 12,
2016 – Winter Texan Cleanup, South Padre Island
February 13, 2016 – Coastal Bend Winter Cleanup
April 23, 2016 – Coast wide Spring Cleanup
September 24, 2016 – Coast wide Fall Cleanup
For more information or to
volunteer, please visit: texasadoptabeach.org/