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Activity date : Saturday, 3 June 2017
Location : 3193
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 14 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : N/A
Estimated kgs picked up : 40 Kg
Time spent for this event : 32 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 36
Container Volume % of total rubbish : N/A
Number of collected syringes : 1
Cleaned length : 540 m
Cleaned width : 30 m
Cleaned area : 16200 m2
Most common items collected : Cigarette butts
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers
Were there any nurdles? : None

This month was a special beach clean as beachpatrol 3193 and the MarineCare Ricketts Point group, collaborated with Half Moon Lifesaving Club to support an exciting project; Beach art, waste and environment (BAWE)! It was a gorgeous winters morning, full of sunshine and little wind.

32 of our group made a special effort to collect litter at Half Moon bay. Not only have we helped to improve a different section of our beautiful beaches, the litter we collected was cleaned and sorted to create artwork as part of the BAWE educational workshops.

This partnership has been a great opportunity to raise awareness of pollution in the bay and to meet other like-minded people.


 

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