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Activity date : Saturday, 29 June 2019
Location : 3280
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 58 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : 1 Bags
Estimated kgs picked up : 43 Kg
Time spent for this event : 63 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 5
Container Volume % of total rubbish : 1.72%
Number of collected syringes : 1
Cleaned length : 18683 m
Cleaned width : 25 m
Cleaned area : 467075 m2
Most common items collected : Plastic fragments >5 cm
Plastic nurdles (preproduction pallets)
Cigarette butts
Were there any nurdles? : 1000+

Beach volunteers were busy in our area in the month of June undertaking 20 individual clean-ups on top of our group cleanup. 76 volunteers dedicated 60 hours to cleaning up our seven of local beaches. We removed 12353 pieces of rubbish weighing in at 43.3kg (a lot of it was microplastic that doesn’t weigh much).

 

The most common plastic item was plastic remnants followed by Nurdles.

 

Our Monthly Pick up was at Golfies East Beach Port Fairy. 21 people, 1 hour pick up, 3 kg. 

23 Ciggie Butts
2 pens
6 lolly sticks/cutlery
11 Lids
3 Pharmaceutical Packaging
44 Plastic packaging- food
20 Strapping band scraps
1 Bait bag
3 Commercial fishing remnants
1 recreational cylume stick
10 meters tangle of fishing line rec.
2 fishing lures
84 rope scraps
683 Plastic bits hard and solid. Mostly under 4mm
6 foam buoy fragments
4 foam packets/trays
11 cotton bud sticks
31 broken glass
2 aluminum cans
1 balloon
1 rubber remnant
1 bit wood
1 small six sided squeeze bottle
4 5cm chunks of paint scrape
1 dried chilli
3 silver fragments Meterological??
1 balloon ribbon
1 intact fishing knife
1 64x40 bit of plastic drum
1 clothing tag
1 syringe
1 wetsuit neoprone frag.
310 Nurdles.

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