Carteret Big Sweep and 2019 International Coastal Cleanup

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On Heels of a Busy Summer Tourist Season, Carteret Big Sweep and Carteret County Government Invites Citizens to Join the Movement of Over One Million Volunteers on Saturday, September 21, 2019, to Fight Ocean Plastic.

Volunteer at a Big Sweep Cleanup.

Volunteer at a Big Sweep Cleanup.

Carteret Big Sweep is organizing cleanups as part of Ocean Conservancy’s 34th International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), the world’s largest single-day volunteer effort to remove trash from our beaches, shorelines, waterways, lakes, rivers, roadways and parks. Join us along with businesses, municipalities, and volunteers at locations all over Carteret County.

Newport River Boat Ramp, 301 Hwy 70, Beaufort, Sept. 21, 8:30–10:30 a.m.

10th and  Shepard St, Morehead City, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.–noon

Harkers Island Bridge, Harkers Island, Sept. 21, 9–11 a.m.

Hibbs Rd near Hwy 70, Newport, Sept. 21, 9–11 a.m.

Gallants Channel – NC Maritime Museum Property, Beaufort
Sept. 20 & 21, 9–11 a.m.

Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier, Emerald Isle, Sept. 21, 9:30–11:30 a.m.

Search the International Coastal Cleanup global map link below to find additional Cleanup sites near you and commit to be a part of this global community of volunteers: Sign Up to Clean Up

Written by: Dee Smith, Coordinator, Carteret Big Sweep

Shows Carteret Big Sweep Logo that says I love a clean Carteret and shows a full trash bag.