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Clean Marine: Help Protect Our Coastal Waterways from Marine Debris!


April 08, 2011


Various locations throughout Greater Charleston


Help Protect Our Coastal Waterways from Marine Debris!
April 8-10, 2011

Coastal recreational boaters, anglers and watermen will be able to dispose of unwanted equipment for FREE at a special three-day event in the greater Charleston area. The Clean Marine event is intended to help prevent boating and fishing equipment from becoming derelict or discarded into our coastal waterways and marshes.

Accepted items include motors, anchors, dock lines, crab traps, coolers, scrap material and accessories. Sorry, no oils, paints, solvents or cleaners will be accepted at this event. Large items, including watercraft and trailers, may be dropped off free of charge at Bees Ferry landfill on Friday April 8 and Saturday April 9.

Volunteers will be on hand to coordinate collection on April 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and April 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the following locations:

* Charleston Harbor Resort
* Charleston City Marina
* Charleston City Boatyard
* Ripley Light Marina
* Isle of Palms Marina
* Bohicket Marina
* County Farm Landing
* Bulow Landing
* John P. Limehouse Landing
* Battery Island (Sol Legare) Landing
* Remleys Point Landing
* Cherry Point Seafood Company

Citizen Volunteers Needed! If you are interested in assisting with this effort, please contact Suzi Durant with the SC Marine Association at 843-889-9067or


Dan Burger, Communication & Technical Services Div. Director

Phone: (843) 953-0251

  • Public Event
  • General Public
  • Coastal Management
  • Harbor
  • Marina Mgmt.
  • Port
  • Water Quality
Focus Areas
  • Statewide: Coast
  • Spring 11 (Apr - Jun)
Leading Org.
  • SCDHEC-Ocean & Coastal Resource Management
Supporting Orgs.
  • Charleston Waterkeeper
  • S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
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