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Activity date : Saturday, 5 October 2019
Location : 3193
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 9 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : 2 Bags
Estimated kgs picked up : 15 Kg
Time spent for this event : 35 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 14
Container Volume % of total rubbish : 22.22%
Number of collected syringes : 0
Cleaned length : 600 m
Cleaned width : 16 m
Cleaned area : 9600 m2
Most common items collected : Cigarette butts
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Were there any nurdles? : None

Shockingly, we all collected more than 600 cigarette butts and four empty packets.

We are seeing some wonderful efforts from businesses to make straws an option only for people in the community who need them. But we are still seeing many turn up on our beach. We collected 26 straws.

On top of the confectionary wrappers, which made up the majority of rubbish, we also collected 14 bottles (plastic and glass), a few coffee cups and lids, fishing wire, four socks, thongs and old beach toys.

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