International Coastal Cleanup includes Festival Pier

International Coastal Cleanup includes Festival Pier

PAWTUCKET – During National Estuaries Week, Save The Bay is organizing Rhode Island’s participation in International Coastal Cleanup, a global event bringing more than 800,000 volunteers together cleaning litter from shorelines around the world.

In Rhode Island, on Saturday, Sept. 16, and surrounding dates, more than 2,000 volunteers are expected to clean up 85 or more sites, including Pawtucket’s Festival Pier off School Street. The Pawtucket cleanup is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Community members who wish to participate at any of the locations can sign up at http://volunteer.savebay.org/international-coastal-cleanup/ .