Tag: Clean Team

Nantucket Clean Team
Nantucket History & People, Nantucket Voices

Passion and a Dare

I looked out over a Nantucket beach one Saturday morning and saw people moving purposefully up and down the beach. I thought these early risers might be vacationers staking out a prime plot of sand for the day or perhaps beachcombing for shells and sand dollars. But as they came closer to the parking area where I stood, I saw that instead of swimsuits they wore long pants and gloves. Instead of beach towels they carried large trash bags. Their t-shirts were emblazoned with “Clean Team,” marking them as members of a very dedicated group of volunteers who help keep our pristine island clear of trash.

Clean Team
Nantucket Events, Nantucket Voices

Saturday Pickups for Nantucket

There are many individuals and organizations here dedicated to preserving our island. One volunteer group has a low profile, but their weekly efforts can be seen and appreciated by everyone, all across Nantucket. Every Saturday at 8 am, the volunteers of the Nantucket Clean Team don their gloves and neon […]