posted on April 12, 2015 09:40
A special clean up was made in March along the south bank of the Yarra river adjacent to Westgate Park. The clean up was sponsored and administered by Heidi Taylor of Tangaroa Blue. They run beach litter clean sups on a large scale in Australia. Assisted by 3207Beachaptro volunteers and Friends of Westgate park, a massive 320 kgs of litter were collected along approx. 650 m of river bank. Heidi has a detailed cataloguing system and all the litter was sorted and categorised.
In summary 35 volunteers picked up and removed;
11038 separate items in 39 large sacks.
611 bottles and cans and recycled
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