The annual Coastweeks beach cleanup begins Monday at Brewers Bay on St. Thomas, and at three locations on St. Croix, according to the V.I. Marine Advisory Service.

“The annual Coastweeks events has been in facilitation within the territory for a little over 30 years with the intent to not only to remove debris from our coasts but to collect data on the types of debris and quantity,” Howard Forbes Jr., St. Thomas coordinator, said in a news release.

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