Clean Miami Beach is dedicated to keeping our community and natural habitats free of garbage and harmful pollutants with a focus on single-use plastics. The goal is to teach residents, and educate the youth of today, how everyone can reuse, re-purpose, and reduce the consumption of plastic. By growing the local volunteer community, Clean Miami Beach will provide a clean place for residents, visitors, and a safe environment where our beautiful wildlife can thrive.

Clean Miami Beach seeks to continue providing the Miami-Dade community with: healthy outside activities, ways to connect with nature, stable social interactions, a platform for education, community service hours, and mentorship opportunities.


About Us

Clean Miami Beach, Inc is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization founded by Miami Beach resident Sophie Ringel dedicated to the protection of beautiful Miami Beach and its marine wildlife.

Sophie Ringel began by organizing cleanups of Miami Beach and the wetlands close to her home with friends. As her engagement grew and word of her commitment to a clean and safe environment for wildlife and sustainable business alike became known, her organized cleanup volunteers intensified to include City officials, the Miami Beach Police Department Officers, students, teachers, and executives who care about making a difference.

Why is plastic bad for the environment?

Plastic never biodegrades. It just breaks down into tiny plastic particles called micro-plastics.  

Researchers have recently found these micro-plastics in: drinking water, beer, table salt, birds, seafood, and even humans. 

We are using:

Here's How You Can Help

Stop using single use plastics such as: 

water bottles, straws, bags, cups, & utensils. 

Switch to re-usable alternatives. 

Help Us Save The Ocean

100% of your donation will go to

    • Bi-Weekly Community Cleanups
    • Supplies & Equipment
    • Educational Programs 
    • Classroom on the Sand
    • School Presentations
    • Microplastic Art Workshops
    • Research/Data Collection
    • Insurance
    • Permits
    • Storage/Transportation 

Clean Miami Beach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization – Tax ID #84-3637187 – Donations are 100% tax deductible as allowed by law.

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Clean Miami Beach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization – Tax ID #84-3637187 – Donations are 100% tax-deductible as allowed by law.