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Activity date : Saturday, 7 April 2018
Location : LOS3184
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 10 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : N/A
Estimated kgs picked up : 28 Kg
Time spent for this event : 7 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 30
Container Volume % of total rubbish : N/A
Number of collected syringes : 0
Cleaned length : 3000 m
Cleaned width : 1 m
Cleaned area : 3000 m2
Most common items collected : Cigarette butts
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers
Were there any nurdles? : None

Thanks for Cleaning up Elwood Village today

The sun shone for our seven trusty volunteers who cleaned up around Ormond Road shops today. It was a great pleasure to join forces and to welcome Kathy who is looking to start a LOS chapter in Cheltenham.

We collected a total of 28 kg of litter - that's a large total for a small group. This included 725 cigarette butts, 30 drink containers (bottles & cans) and lots of small plastic fragments. 

We raised $175 in water credits for schools and individuals seeking to install water tanks or rain gardens in Elster Creek and Werribee River catchments. We also sold a few Elwood Cups ( re-useables) and received some donations. All good things.

Sorry - so much going on that I forgot to take a photo - but the dolphins say it all (courtesy of Melbourne Down Under - Sheree Marris gallery)


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