Ocean Cleanup Volunteer Nonprofit Beach Cleanup Organizations

Our Mission

As a grassroots environmental non profit, our Mission is to rehabilitate and conserve the
world’s oceans, beaches, and rivers through 
beach and river cleanups
solutions to keep pollutants from entering ecosystems
collaborative community-driven service learning projects 
youth education. 

“Join Ocean Blue Project for a mission that’s as vast, ​critical, and inspiring as the ocean itself.”


Our Impact

Above all, Cleaned
173,302 pounds
of ocean & river rubbish before it flows into our Ocean beach cleanup machines are implemented.
In Addition, contributed
8,900 native trees and shrubs planted
Most Importantly, we volunteer
5,800 beach & Ocean cleanup volunteers waves to beaches and nationwide
Certainly, Fundraising
200 learning Ocean cleanup projects hosted

Ocean Cleanup Project

Above all, Ocean Blue engages communities, students, businesses, and youth organizations in stream and river wildlife habitat enhancement projects.

Blue Beach School

Removing plastic from the Ocean is vital and lowers the amount of plastic in our ocean that harms marine mammals.

For example, it’s empower the next generation of youth stewards! The Blue Beach School Program features K-12 online or in-class ecology curriculum. Certainly youth are the future. The Blue Beach Schools program focuses on the connection we all have to our World Ocean so we customize the program for each classroom.

First of all, and most Importantly offering four segments of education tailored to the unique needs of each school. Secondly, the program is designed to make the most impact possible. Therefore, our team works with teachers individually to make sure the program will work best for their classroom. In addition, students will remember the material that will make long term impact both for our waterways and the one World Ocean. #ScienceDebrisKits

Blue Beach Schools for healthy oceans

Saving Wildlife

Together, we are saving wildlife animals through
​Beaches clean ups, Rivers cleanups and Stream enhancement projects.

First of all, your donation will be used to support hundreds of clean ups and planting projects that feed wildlife while reducing climate pollution.

Protecting wildlife and other endangered animals like wolves

Blue Streams

The main focus and goal of the Blue Streams Program is to improve urban water quality because everything flows downstream. Removing litter and plastic from rivers is the same as removing plastic from the Ocean, since over 80% of all litter comes from rivers. Hence why we rely on a holistic ecosystem based approach which engages whole communities in our projects. We’re working with nature and synergistic relationships. Subsequently the need to reduce pollutants that enter the river. All the while preventing erosion while providing wildlife habitat.

Support active projects by donating Trees for Streams to shade an urban stream or river near you, improving wildlife habitat and overall water quality. 

volunteer cleaning the river Removing plastic from the Ocean

Where We Place Your Donations

Ocean & River<br>Restoration
Ocean & River

During the 8 years since father and son founders began this mission, Ocean Blue volunteers have removed 173,302 pounds of debris from beaches and waterways. This includes the removal of 82,582 pounds in 2019 alone. Together with communities, we also do River & Ocean restoration projects. Consequently, native plants provide habitat and feed migrating birds while providing shade for trout, salmon and beyond. Moreover, over 80% of all plastics that end up in the Ocean come from upstream rivers.

Beach Clean Ups<br>& Volunteer
Ocean Cleanup

For every plastic fragment picked up during beach & Ocean cleanups together we save at least one animal.
​Beach clean ups are
fun for everyone! 
Our One World Ocean produces over half of the world’s oxygen supply and is the main source of protein for over 4 billion people worldwide. Hence why beach clean ups are essential for the health of people and wildlife. Perhaps you, your business, group or club would like to join in the efforts. In short, you can sign up for an event or Create a Clean up and make a united change together with friends.

Trees for Streams<br>& Wildlife
Trees for Streams
& Wildlife

Trees for Streams & Wildlife Enhancement Projects are vital for a clean ocean because everything flows downstream. Since 2012, we have planted 8,900 native shrubs and Trees for Streams while engaging 5,800 students and volunteers annually. Furthermore, we host 100 or more community service learning projects which we aim to make accessible to everyone. Donate to plant a memorial tree in honor of a friend, family member or group.

Ways to Contribute

In addition, you can help Ocean Blue remove 1 million pounds of plastic from the Ocean. Choose to volunteer, fundraiser or donate directly to Ocean Blue so that we can keep cleaning the Ocean 1 pound at a time. Become A Clean Ocean Partner Today!

Volunteer Opportunities

In addition, for general inquiries
Email : volunteer@oceanblueproject.org
Call : 541.286.7015

Make a Donation

Above all, your gift makes it possible for 
Ocean Blue Project to grow our grassroots nonprofit so we can continue to protect the world’s ocean, marine wildlife, trout, and salmon habitat. In conclusion, we work hard all over the world so that our mission of service and environmental stewardship can have lasting impact.

Start a Fundraiser

Support this important cause by creating
​a personalized fundraising page because we could not do this without you.

Sorry, there are no volunteer opportunities available right now.

Ocean Cleanup Projects are closed to the public due to the COVID19 pandemic will remain closed until the Governor feels large gatherings are safe.

Ocean Blue Project will continue to remove plastic from waterways, ocean and beaches. We will be using equipment five days a week. We hope to see everyone at community volunteer events soon.

Thank you for supporting Ocean Cleanup Volunteer Projects, Ocean Blue Project and always our marine mammals.

Environmental News

Read updates about the Ocean, Beach Cleanup Events, and other news about our environment.

Ocean Blue Project Newsletter

The Ocean Blue newsletter shares the latest news with you so you can join beach cleanup events, know who our sponsors are and stay up to date on the latest environmental news.

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