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Activity date : Saturday, 5 July 2014
Location : 3193
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 23 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : N/A
Estimated kgs picked up : 62 Kg
Time spent for this event : 30 Hours
Number of collected bottles : N/A
Container Volume % of total rubbish : N/A
Number of collected syringes : N/A
Cleaned length : N/A m
Cleaned width : N/A m
Cleaned area : N/A m2
Most common items collected : Plastic chip and confectionary bags
Straws
Plastic bottle caps
Were there any nurdles? : None

Even though it was very windy and cold 30 people turned up for our first official Marine Care Ricketts Point 3193 Beach Patrol on Saturday 5th of July. In the one hour patrol, we picked up 23 shopping bags of rubbish with plastic bottle tops, straws, plastic fragments and confectionary wrappers being the most common items found. The most unexpected item collected; wooden coat hangers. We were very lucky that the rain held off until we gathered back at the starting point. The enthusiasm and energy was fantastic. Afterwards we regrouped in the Teahouse for a warm cuppa and chat.
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