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Join a Cleanup - Skip the Straw

Skip the Straw is part of a larger DEP initiative to reduce waste, increase recycling and partner with communities to protect Florida’s environment. DEP encourages Florida residents to reduce overall waste, recycle and participate in cleanups throughout the year. Join a cleanup event listed below or create your own cleanup day with friends and family!

Northwest Florida


Northeast Florida


Central Florida


Southeast Florida

Saturday, November 3

  • Beach Cleanup at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. 8 a.m. - noon. 3109 East Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale
  • Beach cleanup at Dr. Von D. Mizell - Eula John State Park. 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. 6503 N Ocean Drive, Dania Beach

Saturday, November 10

Saturday, December 1

Southwest Florida

Saturday, November 3

  • Monofilament Madness Marine Cleanup. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet at Mound House, 451 Connecticut St. Fort Myers Beach

South Florida

Saturday, November 10

  • Beach Cleanup at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. 9 - 11 a.m. 1200 Crandon Blvd. Key Biscayne
  • Biscayne Nature Center Restoration Day. 9 a.m. - noon. 6767 Crandon Blvd. Key Biscayne
  • Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Cleanup. 8 a.m. - noon. 11395 SW 79th Street. Miami

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