Alain Pinel Realtors Organizes 225 Volunteers, Removes 750+ Pounds of Waste in Bay Area Communities

Posted by Rod Hughes — September 4, 2018

Alain Pinel Realtors logoSARATOGA, CA - Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) removed more than 750 pounds of waste as part of their community clean-up events in an effort to make Bay Area communities cleaner and more environmentally friendly this summer. Among five individual events, 225 volunteers comprised of APR agents, staff, family and friends gathered to clean up five Bay Area cities with the help of Save Our Shores.


The APR-sponsored events included a total of more than 560 hours of volunteer work in the following locations:

  • Baylands Nature Preserve, Palo Alto – Park Clean-up

Saturday, June 23

  • Ocean Beach, San Francisco – Beach Clean-up

Saturday, July 7

  • Hellyer Park, San Jose – Park Clean-up

Saturday, July 28

  • Kirby Cove, Marin – Beach Clean-up

Saturday, Aug. 11

  • Oakland Estuary, Oakland – Kayak Clean-up

Saturday, Aug. 18

“Alain Pinel Realtors is committed to protecting the communities we live and work in,” said Mike Hulme, president of APR. “This partnership with Save Our Shores has allowed us to make a tremendous impact on the environment and will directly benefit the people and wildlife that call the Bay Area home. I’m incredibly proud of all our agents and volunteers who put in the time and effort to help conserve and give back to their communities.”

Save Our Shores is a marine conservation 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to address a diverse set of threats to the marine environment.

About Alain Pinel Realtors®

Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) is the largest privately owned residential real estate company in Northern California and is consistently ranked among the top 10 largest residential real estate firms in the United States based on closed-sales volume. The firm has 1,400 agents in more than 30 offices throughout Northern California. APR was founded in 1990 by Chairman and CEO Paul L. Hulme, and is based in Saratoga, Calif. Visit us at,, and @AlainPinel.

About Save Our Shores

Save Our Shores (SOS) is a marine conservation 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Santa Cruz, California. We advocate for clean shores, healthy habitats and living waters in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Founded by a grassroots movement in 1978 to stop the threat of offshore drilling along the Central Coast of California, SOS continued its conservation efforts in 1992 by setting out to secure the permanent protection of the Central Coast and driving the creation of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Since then, Save Our Shores has focused on its mission of stopping dangers to the marine environment. For more information, please visit

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