Jacksonville Beach yesterday. Channel 4's Chris Parenteau joined the neat-nicks and civic minded - and has more on the massive cleanup that organizers say keeps growing each year. 3 0018-2425-2930-3548-541:11- 1:161:29LKL intro Dozens of people were up early this morning and out in Jacksonville Beach to help clean up the mess left behind by everybody at yesterday's Independence Day celebration. The beach was a mess when the cleanup started at 7 AM but after a couple short hours it look much better.VO As the sun rose in Jacksonville Beach, signs do Friday where everywhere you looked.Sot Amanda Paster 27:31 it is pretty disgusting right now.I was kind of surprised with how much stuff is out here.Sot Sharon James 24:29 they just leave it on the beach because they don't want to take it with them. They don't see the trash cans, it's just lazy.VO With garbage as far as the eye could see, it didn't take long for people to fill up their trash bags. Some came out here by themselves others, like Bill Hitchcock, made a family events to keep the beaches they love beautiful.Sot Bill Hitchcock 26:02 it's just the right thing to do.Everybody has a good time out there on July 4 and it gives us an opportunity to come out and enjoy the beach early in the morning before anyone's here and get to do something good. Sot Amanda Paster 27:53 it would be very nice if people cleaned up after themselves.VO Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol helps put on this event every year.They say that the number of volunteers that show up every July 5th keeps growing. And the volunteers are glad to do it.Sot Beth Acheson 23:04 it's a joy. It's an absolute joy to see that many people care about our town come out and clean up.Sot bill Hitchcock 26:33 it's incredible Jacksonville's got some great people in it that are really civic minded.LKL Tag It wasn't just the beach that was a mess.Parking lots and streets were also full of trash. The volunteer say they're hopeful that next year people will be more careful and there won't be so much to clean up after such a great celebration. In Jacksonville Beach, CP Ch 4, TLS.