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School Recycling Program

School Recycling Program

I Love A Clean San Diego provides technical assistance to schools and districts looking to improve their recycling and sustainability efforts. Through the school recycling program, ILACSD gives campuses the tools they need to promote an environmentally sustainable place of learning. We work with employees at all levels of a district to establish a comprehensive recycling and waste reduction program that maximizes waste diversion, leading to a more sustainable future for the students. 

ILACSD helps to incorporate traditional and organic waste recycling practices at schools.Through the program, students and staff recycle materials like cartons, cardboard & paper, bottles and containers. They separate extra food scraps and napkins, and that material gets taken to a local industrial facility and made into compost or digestate. Extra food that can still be eaten is put on a share table for other students to eat. Through this process, schools have seen a 90- 96% reduction in landfilled waste, which saves schools money on hauling fees, saves space in our landfills, and encourages and eco-friendly mindset, independence, and initiative in students. 

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California’s Statewide mandate, SB 1383, aims to curb climate change through reducing greenhouse gasses, and it lays out requirements that will help us meet emissions goals. Under SB 1383, commercial properties, including schools, need to divert organic materials from the landfill. When organic materials, such as food waste, food-soiled paper, and yard waste, sit in a landfill, they generate Methane, which is a gas with 80 times more warming potential than Carbon Dioxide. Landfills are the third largest emitter of methane in the United States, and organic material accounts for about 40% of the material found in landfills. By handling organic materials properly, we can significantly reduce methane emissions and create a cleaner environment. 

Did you know that most of the waste deposited in landfills is from the commercial sector? And did you know that the large majority of that waste, is not waste at all? AB 341 requires that all commercial properties (including schools) recycle. Recycling saves space in our landfills, reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and saves natural resources.

What Does This Program Look Like?

Step 1: Baseline Assessment

ILACSD visits the school for the first time. During this visit, a staff member will meet with the principal, custodian, and kitchen staff to discuss current processes around procurement and disposal of materials on campus. The staff will do a walk-through of campus to assess current waste management practices and needs. Based on that information, ILACSD creates a customized implementation plan based on their observations.

Step 2: Training

ILACSD provides staff training on new local recycling mandates, the changes outlined in the implementation plan, and best practices. ILACSD also provides student training on the importance of recycling, and how to properly sort their items.

Step 3: Implementation

ILACSD returns to the school to implement the school’s customized plan. During that time, we will bring items needed including: recycling bins of various sizes, signage, lunchtime sorting equipment, and resource guides. We will help out with lunchtime sorting, walking students through the process, or standing by to answer questions. During implementation, ILACSD also works with custodial staff on creating an optimal bin setup around campus.

Step 4: Check-In/Wrap Up

I Love A Clean San Diego will come back to the school to check in with students and staff and track progress over time and provide any additional support needed.

Interested in the School Recycling Program for your school district or jurisdiction? Contact us at recycling@cleansd.org.

Become a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106Invest in a CLEAN San Diego for future generationsDonate TodayEvery dollar you give in March and April will be matched by the Charles and Gail Kendall Family Fund at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation -- up to $25,000. During this campaign, your contribution will go twice as far to educate San Diego’s youth and energize volunteer cleanup effortsUpcoming EventsRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmFoundation (SDRPF) for aCleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!RegisterRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!RegisterStay in Touch2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Ste 150San Diego, CA 92106» DirectionsP: 619.291.0103 | F: 619.298.1314Alternative SectionOur MissionThrough outreach, community involvement and example, I LoveA Clean San Diego leads and educates our community to activelyconserve and enhance the environment.Keep San Diego CleanDonateDonateVolunteerEducationalFirst NameLast NameEmailSubscribeBecome a part of the solutionReceive the latest recycling news and events updates in the community.We are Making a DifferenceILACSD removes nearly half amillion pounds of debris fromSan Diegos beaches, canyonsand neighborhoods eachyear.NewsArticle TitleMarch 1, 2016Article TitleMarch 1, 2016view allMarch 1, 2016Article TitleArticle TitleMarch 1, 2016Article TitleArticle TitleMarch 1, 2016Article TitleMarch 1, 2016March 1, 2016Upcoming Events17marchRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegister17marchRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegister17marchRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegisterDonor SpotlightThis month, we’d like to highlight Chuck and GailKendall of Rancho Santa Fe! Earlier this year, theychose ILACSD as the recipient of a $25,000 grantthrough their Family Donor Advised Fund at theRancho Santa Fe Foundation. To further build upontheir generosity, ILACSD has launched its firstMatching Campaign! Every donation given in March& April will be matched by this grant! Give a gifttoday that will go twice as far to connect youth withnature and inspire thousands of lifelong environmen-tal stewards.Become a DonorEducating andInspiring Change?About UsVolunteerEducationRecyclingNewsSupport UsVolunteerEducationRecyclingSupport UsResourcesContact UsAbout UsNewsContact UsDonateILACSD povides environmental education presentations in schools countywide. Contact us to schedule a presentation today!Learn MoreThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.As San Diego’s most influential advocate for sustainability, I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is an environme-tal catalyst, awakening passion and inspiring action, empowering everyone to improve the health and beauty of our local environment. For over sixty years, we’ve brought the best in all of us together for a lasting, positive impact on our region. We are passion in action.ILACSD's Community Events Department coordinates monthly cleanup events both on the coast as well as in local creek beds, canyons, open space parks and everywhere in between. Volunteers see first-hand how trash makes its way from inland communities all the way to the coast through San Diego County's vast watershed system.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.River Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterUpcoming EventsOur MissionAs San Diego’s most influential advocate for sustainability, I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is an environme-tal catalyst, awakening passion and inspiring action, empowering everyone to improve the health and beauty of our local environment. For over sixty years, we’ve brought the best in all of us together for a lasting, positive impact on our region. We are passion in action.Our BackgroundWays to Get InvolvedLatest News17March,17March,17March,17March,DONATEVOLUNTEEREDUCATIONThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.DonateVolunteerEducationOur Team Board of Directors Career OpportunitiesDonateLearn more about I Love a Clean San DiegoThank you to all of our Creek to Bay 2016 volunteers!Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs. of litter....Read MoreRead MoreRead MoreRead MoreRiver Kids Discovery Daysmore detailsMarch,On March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkThis month, we’d like to recognize Harrah’s Resort Southern California for their support of I Love A Clean San Diego’s volunteer programs and events. As a longtime supporter of our countywide cleanups, Harrah’s leads volunteer efforts at Buccaneer Beach in Oceanside and at Lake Wohlford with ILACSD each spring and fall. They also selected ILACSD to be the recipient of their charity slot tournament in April, which worked out great with the timing of ILACSD’s first ever matching campaign. Thanks for all that you do for the community, Harrah’s! Learn more about our partnersRead MoreDonor SpotlightHarrah’s Resort Southern California “Quote from the featured donor goes here about working with I Love A Clean San Diego” -Name of featured donorHelp keep San Diego CleanDonate TodayI Love A Clean San Diego has launched an exciting new Matching Campaign! Any dollar you give in March and April will be matched by the Charles and Gail Kendall Family Fund at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation - up to $25,000. During this campaign, your contribution will go twice as far to educate San Diego’s youth and energize volunteer cleanup efforts. Give a gift that is meaningful to you and double your impact today! All gifts are tax-deductible.SubscribeBecome a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106We Are Making a DifferenceCoordinating two countywide cleanups each year, the Creek to Bay Cleanup in April and Coastal Cleanup Day in September, where more than 14,000 volunteers remove approximately 340,000 lbs. of debris combined.Coordinating two countywide cleanups each year, the Creek to Bay Cleanup in April and Coastal Cleanup Day in September, where more than 14,000 volunteers remove approximately 340,000 lbs. of debris combined. Title for Section and IconAbout USDonateEducating and Inspiring ChangeClean CommiteeJoin The Clean CommiteeEvents CalendarSite CaptsThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.River Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterUpcoming Events17March,17March,17March,17March,Events CalendarThis month, we’d like to recognize Harrah’s Resort Southern California for their support of I Love A Clean San Diego’s volunteer programs and events. As a longtime supporter of our countywide cleanups, Harrah’s leads volunteer efforts at Buccaneer Beach in Oceanside and at Lake Wohlford with ILACSD each spring and fall. They also selected ILACSD to be the recipient of their charity slot tournament in April, which worked out great with the timing of ILACSD’s first ever matching campaign. Thanks for all that you do for the community, Harrah’s! Learn more about our partnersVolunteer SpotlightName og Volunteer Goes here “Quote from the featured Volunteer goes here about working with I Love A Clean San Diego” -Name of featured VolunteerSign Up TodayBecome a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106Become a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106DonateSupport UsBecome a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106Featured ArticleAccomplishment SlideshowOther Ways to DonateSlide #1Slide #2Slide #3Slide #4Thank you to all of our Creek to Bay 2016 volunteers!Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! 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We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Ways to Get InvolvedThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.DonateVolunteerEducationLearn more about I Love a Clean San DiegoRead MoreRead MoreRead MoreWhy Support I Love A Clean San Diego?Our organization’s efforts have a major impact on the San Diego community. Here are some of our accomplishments in 2014:WasteFreeSD.org: Our one of a kind hotline and database, WasteFreeSD.org fielded close to 14,000 requests for recycling information. Without this vital resource, residents would be left with nowhere to turn for recycling and proper disposal of hazardous items. This diverts countless amounts of waste from San Diego’s landfills, and prevents illegal dumping in our communities. Community Cleanups: We coordinated more than 28,000 volunteers last year to remove nearly 500,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from San Diego’s beaches, waterways, canyons, and parks. This debris is a threat to public health, wildlife, and the natural ecosystems in San Diego. Environmental Education: We empowered over 31,000 youth and adults in San Diego to make a positive impact on their environment. We know that youth hold the key to the environmental future of our community and our planet. Education provides inspiration to change their behaviors, helping minimize our community’s ecological footprint.
“I Love A Clean San Diego provided incredible support and resources throughout our district to help us successfully implement organics recycling on our campuses. The staff provided excellent training for our custodial staff, our cafeteria staff, site administrators, teachers, and especially the students. Their hands-on approach helped us adopt new procedures and develop our own best practices to ensure long-term success.”
Amy Haessly
Director of Child Nutrition at Fallbrook Elementary USD
Become a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106Invest in a CLEAN San Diego for future generationsDonate TodayEvery dollar you give in March and April will be matched by the Charles and Gail Kendall Family Fund at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation -- up to $25,000. During this campaign, your contribution will go twice as far to educate San Diego’s youth and energize volunteer cleanup effortsUpcoming EventsRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmFoundation (SDRPF) for aCleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!RegisterRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!RegisterStay in Touch2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Ste 150San Diego, CA 92106» DirectionsP: 619.291.0103 | F: 619.298.1314Alternative SectionOur MissionThrough outreach, community involvement and example, I LoveA Clean San Diego leads and educates our community to activelyconserve and enhance the environment.Keep San Diego CleanDonateDonateVolunteerEducationalFirst NameLast NameEmailSubscribeBecome a part of the solutionReceive the latest recycling news and events updates in the community.We are Making a DifferenceILACSD removes nearly half amillion pounds of debris fromSan Diegos beaches, canyonsand neighborhoods eachyear.NewsArticle TitleMarch 1, 2016Article TitleMarch 1, 2016view allMarch 1, 2016Article TitleArticle TitleMarch 1, 2016Article TitleArticle TitleMarch 1, 2016Article TitleMarch 1, 2016March 1, 2016Upcoming Events17marchRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegister17marchRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegister17marchRiver Kids Discovery Days9:00am - 1:00pmOn March 12th from 9am-12pmjoin I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkFoundation (SDRPF) for acleanup of the San Diego Riveras part of SDRPFs River KidsDiscovery Days event!more detailsRegisterDonor SpotlightThis month, we’d like to highlight Chuck and GailKendall of Rancho Santa Fe! Earlier this year, theychose ILACSD as the recipient of a $25,000 grantthrough their Family Donor Advised Fund at theRancho Santa Fe Foundation. To further build upontheir generosity, ILACSD has launched its firstMatching Campaign! Every donation given in March& April will be matched by this grant! Give a gifttoday that will go twice as far to connect youth withnature and inspire thousands of lifelong environmen-tal stewards.Become a DonorEducating andInspiring Change?About UsVolunteerEducationRecyclingNewsSupport UsVolunteerEducationRecyclingSupport UsResourcesContact UsAbout UsNewsContact UsDonateILACSD povides environmental education presentations in schools countywide. Contact us to schedule a presentation today!Learn MoreThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.As San Diego’s most influential advocate for sustainability, I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is an environme-tal catalyst, awakening passion and inspiring action, empowering everyone to improve the health and beauty of our local environment. For over sixty years, we’ve brought the best in all of us together for a lasting, positive impact on our region. We are passion in action.ILACSD's Community Events Department coordinates monthly cleanup events both on the coast as well as in local creek beds, canyons, open space parks and everywhere in between. Volunteers see first-hand how trash makes its way from inland communities all the way to the coast through San Diego County's vast watershed system.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.River Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterUpcoming EventsOur MissionAs San Diego’s most influential advocate for sustainability, I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) is an environme-tal catalyst, awakening passion and inspiring action, empowering everyone to improve the health and beauty of our local environment. For over sixty years, we’ve brought the best in all of us together for a lasting, positive impact on our region. We are passion in action.Our BackgroundWays to Get InvolvedLatest News17March,17March,17March,17March,DONATEVOLUNTEEREDUCATIONThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volun-teers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.DonateVolunteerEducationOur Team Board of Directors Career OpportunitiesDonateLearn more about I Love a Clean San DiegoThank you to all of our Creek to Bay 2016 volunteers!Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs. of litter....Read MoreRead MoreRead MoreRead MoreRiver Kids Discovery Daysmore detailsMarch,On March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diegoand the San Diego River ParkThis month, we’d like to recognize Harrah’s Resort Southern California for their support of I Love A Clean San Diego’s volunteer programs and events. As a longtime supporter of our countywide cleanups, Harrah’s leads volunteer efforts at Buccaneer Beach in Oceanside and at Lake Wohlford with ILACSD each spring and fall. They also selected ILACSD to be the recipient of their charity slot tournament in April, which worked out great with the timing of ILACSD’s first ever matching campaign. Thanks for all that you do for the community, Harrah’s! Learn more about our partnersRead MoreDonor SpotlightHarrah’s Resort Southern California “Quote from the featured donor goes here about working with I Love A Clean San Diego” -Name of featured donorHelp keep San Diego CleanDonate TodayI Love A Clean San Diego has launched an exciting new Matching Campaign! Any dollar you give in March and April will be matched by the Charles and Gail Kendall Family Fund at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation - up to $25,000. During this campaign, your contribution will go twice as far to educate San Diego’s youth and energize volunteer cleanup efforts. Give a gift that is meaningful to you and double your impact today! All gifts are tax-deductible.SubscribeBecome a Part of the solution Receive the latest recycling news and events updates in the communityEmail AddressLast NameFirst NameSubscribeConnect with usHave questions? We’re here to help619.291.0103Address2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Suite 150San Diego, Ca 92106We Are Making a DifferenceCoordinating two countywide cleanups each year, the Creek to Bay Cleanup in April and Coastal Cleanup Day in September, where more than 14,000 volunteers remove approximately 340,000 lbs. of debris combined.Coordinating two countywide cleanups each year, the Creek to Bay Cleanup in April and Coastal Cleanup Day in September, where more than 14,000 volunteers remove approximately 340,000 lbs. of debris combined. Title for Section and IconAbout USDonateEducating and Inspiring ChangeClean CommiteeJoin The Clean CommiteeEvents CalendarSite CaptsThank you to all of our incredible volunteers and site captains! We are still crunching some numbers but we know that more than 6,000 volunteers came out to our 110 sites and successfully removed 150,000 lbs.River Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterRiver Kids Discovery DaysOn March 12th from 9am-12pm join I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego River Parkmore detailsRegisterUpcoming Events17March,17March,17March,17March,Events CalendarThis month, we’d like to recognize Harrah’s Resort Southern California for their support of I Love A Clean San Diego’s volunteer programs and events. As a longtime supporter of our countywide cleanups, Harrah’s leads volunteer efforts at Buccaneer Beach in Oceanside and at Lake Wohlford with ILACSD each spring and fall. They also selected ILACSD to be the recipient of their charity slot tournament in April, which worked out great with the timing of ILACSD’s first ever matching campaign. Thanks for all that you do for the community, Harrah’s! Learn more about our partnersVolunteer SpotlightName og Volunteer Goes here “Quote from the featured Volunteer goes here about working with I Love A Clean San Diego” -Name of featured Volunteer