Great Islands Clean-up

Help make San Juan Island “Plastic Free by the Sea”! This year’s Fall Great Islands Clean-up is on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Join the county-wide greening event and collect litter from public beaches and roadways.

Pick-up your trash collection equipment at the central meet location next to Bonnie’s Creative Passions at 635 Spring Street in Friday Harbor from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is also a drop-in beach clean-up at South Beach via Pickett’s Lane from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

If you would like to be assigned to a beach clean-up location ahead of time, contact Katie Fleming at or 360-378-2319. If you would like to be assigned to a road clean-up location ahead of time, contact Aaron Rock at or 630-947-3194.

Bags, grabbers, safety vests and latex gloves will also be available at the San Juan County Public Works office on Spring Street during the week before the event. 

There will be litter clean-up events happening on Orcas, San Juan, Lopez and Shaw Islands. Visit for more information about the events on all this islands.

Posted on September 11, 2019 at 5:44 am by

Categories: Environment

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