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3194 Mentone Beach in Winter
Thanks to the 16 people that turned out on the 2nd Mentone clean.  A chilly but sunny day.  We patrolled the beach from north to south and left it sparkling.

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Elwood's June clean up
The sun came out for 3184 when we took to the beach on Saturday morning.  The team collected many, many cigarette butts and plenty of plastic sha...

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3186 June Clean Up
Twenty six Beach Patrollers dodged the showers on 1st June and collected 37 kg of litter . It was great to have a strong turnout from St Leo...

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3193 BeachPatrol Rickets Prelaunch

Welcome to the first inaugural members who turned out to the 3193BeachPatrol Rickets Point clean.   This was a mini clean before the first official clean.  

We picked up 6 kg of rubbish in the 1/2 hour spent. 

Points of concern noted were the amount of fishing line on the beach in tangled messes.  Second was the amount of litter coming down the stormwater drain into the bird sanctuary that would attract the birds to forage there.

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A massive thanks to the 37 of you that turned up and collected 103kg of litter from Turkey Toms Beach yesterday. This brings our total this year to 503kg, so we could be on track to get another tonne this year!

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3207BeachPatrol in June
A light southerly wind off the water made for a coolish beach clean today.  The beach was quite clean with only small plastic fragments and cigarette butts along water lines to pick up.  With the exception of one volunteer under a pier collecting 2 large sackful's of littered bottles and rubbish.

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3194Mentone has first clean
Our collective man power resulted in 13 hours of volunteer time being very well dedicated to collecting 27kg of rubbish off the Mentone foreshore.  Of this about 5kg was diverted to be recycled.

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