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Here’s where you can head out to this weekend

A group of people picking up trash on the beach.
  1. #BeatPlasticPollution with Afroz Shah and his volunteers: Weekly beach cleanups take place at Versova beach, Dana Pani beach and theRiver Mithi. Efforts are also underway to build a circular economy with communities in Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
    • Look up their schedule here or
    • save this number +919820621418 to receive broadcast messages on the weekly schedule and join a clean up near you!

  2. Beach Warriors: Chinu Kwatra began clean up efforts in 2017 and this group of volunteers has been active in Dadar beach, Worli, Cuffe Parade, Juhu, Malad and Gorai.
  3. Beach Please: Started by 21-year old Malhar Kalambe, he received the volunteer for change award by the United Nations, India in 2019 for his work.
    • To join them for clean ups, follow log on to Beach Please on Facebook or
    • call +919167660403 for updates on clean ups at the Mithi River, Mumbai

  4. Mahim Beach Cleanup: Started by Rabia Tewari and Indranil Sengupta in 2017, their efforts have been recognised by UN Environment.
  5. Jay Foundation: Jay Shringarpure started this clean up movement after going to Dadar beach for a walk with his 7-year old daughter and came by mounds of plastic waste. His efforts have been recognised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

To rediscover the many wonders of the ocean, follow Marine Life of Mumbai ( and go out with children, friends and parents to see crabs, anemones and much more! And come February, they are part of the annual Coastwise 2020 to spotlight Maharashtra’s lesser known ecosystems. So sign up for shorewalks, boat rides to see flamingos and art workshops.