Reducing the impact of plastics in the marine environments that surround us.
Defending our ocean from challenges threatening the vitality of the ecosystem.
Working with decision-makers to ensure full and fair beach access for all to enjoy.
Taking on issues that threaten our beaches and natural shorelines.
Protecting the health and sustainability of our planet's most precious resource.
The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.
There are many ways to help our local beaches and breaks. Come to one of our scheduled cleanups, schedule a private cleanup, or clean up on your own.
Provides critical water quality information to protect public health at our local beaches and to raise awareness of local pollution problems and to bring together communities to implement solutions.
A series of community based art installations, live music, performances, and education projects that encourage collaboration between local artists, Bay Area students, environmental non-profits, and government agencies to raise awareness about ocean plastic pollution and inspire change.
Ocean Friendly Gardens are designed to mimic nature and restore resilient coasts and the natural water cycle by creating native habitat, conserving water, and reducing runoff that causes pollution at the beach and in our local waterways.
By reducing disposable waste, restaurants have the power to greatly reduce their impact on San Francisco’s ocean and beaches.
The OFR program offers restaurants an easy way to show their commitment by making sustainable choices for our ocean.
Reducing the impacts of plastics in the marine environment by raising awareness about the dangers of plastic pollution and by advocating for a reduction of single-use plastics and the recycling of all plastics.
South of Sloat Boulevard, the Ocean Beach shoreline is littered with concrete debris and boulders. Due to long-term erosion, The ecosystem and even the surf break itself has been compromised.
Plastic shotgun wads show up in great numbers along waterways and shorelines throughout the world. Projected from shotgun barrels – the plastic wads are shot into marshes or over water where they are difficult to retrieve.