Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Keeping Ocean City Clean & Safe

Ocean City, Maryland is filled with natural beauty and we'd like to keep it that way! As a beach community, protecting our surrounding marine life, coastal bays and preventing pollution could not be more important to us.

Please help keep the beach, streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and storm drains free of garbage - our land and ocean are all connected. Be part of the solution and dispose of your trash properly when you’re visiting Ocean City.


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  • How Can I Help?

    PROPERLY DISPOSE OF YOUR WASTE: When you visit the beach, take everything you brought when you leave or place your waste INSIDE of a receptacle. Throw your cigarette butts out at proper receptacles and don’t throw them out the window either!

    REDUCE YOUR WASTE. One way to prevent the amount of trash you leave behind is by thinking carefully about what you take in the first place. Find products that are reusable and reduce trash.

    • Think about bringing a reusable water bottle or flatware to the beach
    • Skip the straw next time you order a drink from a restaurant
    • Wear a clean and reusable face mask to help curb plastic waste
    • Bring your reusable shopping bag next time you visit the grocery store

    HELP PICK UP TRASH when you're walking the beach, sidewalk or streets. Call our Engineering Department at 410-289-8845 for FREE clean up supplies OR volunteer in local clean ups.

    SPREAD THE WORD: Tag @townofoceancity on Instagram in any of your clean up initiatives, and use the hashtag #LitterFreeOCMD so we can share your efforts!

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