New Jersey Clean Communities Council
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International Coastal Cleanup 2017
Guidelines

Municipalities
•           Must provide beach or street locations for volunteers to clean. Be specific.  Locations will be listed at www.njclean.org
•           Must agree to provide personnel to supervise cleanups.
•           Must dispose of bags of trash and recyclables.
•           Must report cleanups on statistical report forms provided by NJCCC; reports include number of cleanups, number of volunteers, amount of trash picked up and/or recycled. 
•           Must register at www.njclean.org  no later than August 1, 2017.

Team Captains
•           Must distribute waiver forms to volunteers, ensure that all volunteers sign waiver    forms, and submit waiver forms to NJCCC no later than November 1, 2017.
•           Must distribute data cards to volunteers, ensure that volunteers complete the data cards, and submit data cards, along with waiver forms, to NJCCC no later than November 1, 2017.
•           Must ensure that volunteers abide by NJCCC guidelines and safety rules.
•           Must register at www.njclean.org  no later than September 1, 2017.

Volunteers
•           Must sign liability waiver forms.
•           Must complete data cards.
•           Must abide by NJCCC guidelines and safety rules.

New Jersey Clean Communities Council
•           Must provide guidelines and safety rules for cleanups.
•           Must provide bags and gloves unless municipalities agree to provide supplies using Clean Communities grant funds.
•           Must submit data cards to the Ocean Conservancy by November 1, 2017.
•           Must confirm cleanup locations with municipalities and volunteer groups.
•           Must provide schedule of cleanups and locations at www.njclean.org .

Ocean Conservancy
•           Provides International Coastal Cleanup data cards.
•           Tabulates and reports the results of cleanups.
•           Coordinates cleanups worldwide