Bayfront Cleanup Day

Join us at our next cleanup on Saturday, September 23, 2023

What: Burligame Bayfront Cleanup

Saturday, September 23, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Can't make it on September 23rd? Conduct a self-guided cleanup in your neighborhood or any trail. Use the free CleanSwell data collection app to track and report your cleanup.

150 Anza Boulevard (next to Embassy Suites)

RSVP for 150 Anza Boulevard

What To Bring or Prepare: 
  • Download the Clean Swell appThis app helps you track the litter you collect on the day of the event.
  • Complete a digital waiver form: English Waiver or Spanish Waiver and enter Burlingame Bayfront Cleanup as the cleanup site name. Every participant is required to sign a waiver form. All volunteers under the age of 18 must have the waiver form signed by a parent or legal guardian before participating in a cleanup. Save the confirmation email and show it at the registration booth. (Prefer a hardcopy waiver? Print, sign, and bring it with you to the event: Paper English Waiver or Paper Spanish Waiver.)
  • Reusable bucket to collect trash and help us reduce the amount of single-use plastic bags. We will provide dumpsters so you can discard what you collect and bring your bucket home.
  • Gardening or work gloves. Help us reduce the amount of disposable plastic gloves provided at the cleanup by bringing your own gloves.
  • Filled, reusable water bottle to stay hydrated at the cleanup.
  • Comfortable closed-toe shoes and sun protection (sunscreen, sunglasses, or a hat).

What We Will Provide:
  • Light refreshments and snacks. Water to refill your reusable water bottle.
  • Extra waiver forms, plastic bags, and plastic gloves.
How to Record Your Trash Data
  • Use the Clean Swell® app on your mobile device
  • Don't have the app? No problem, we will provide paper data cards.

Contact Information 
Please email Jennifer Lee at jlee@burlingame.org or call 650-558-7381.

Self-Guided Cleanups
Self-guided cleanups are another option to celebrate Bayfront Cleanup Day but on your own terms. Just pick up litter in any neighborhood in Burlingame. To request help hauling the trash bags to a dumpster or request cleaning supplies (such as trash bags or disposable gloves), please fill out this form. Waiver forms: Individual (English or Spanish) or Group (English or Spanish).

Looking for other ways to help the SF Bay?
Consider adopting a storm drain near your home. The City of Burlingame has an Adopt a Drain Program that enables anyone who lives, works, or spends time in Burlingame to adopt one of our drains by pledging to keep it free of litter and leaves. To get started, visit our Adopt a Drain webpage to find an available drain near you.

For information regarding the City’s stormwater program, please contact us at stormwater@burlingame.org or 650-558-7381.