Why is beach cleaning so important?

Some of our best-loved marine wildlife is under threat from the waste and litter in our seas, with hundreds of species accidentally eating or becoming entangled in litter. Litter on our beaches is also hazardous to people so we all have a part to play in turning the tide on litter.

Click on the get involved buttons in the banner above.

To see the survey results from the most recent Beachwatch event, visit our latest Beachwatch Results page.


Download the beachwatch reports and backing papers

Beachwatch Big Weekend!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the 20th annual Beachwatch Big Weekend.


Don't worry if you missed it, you can still sign up for beachcleans around the year.


Dates for next years Big Weekend events are 19th - 22nd Sept 2014.