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Activity date : Sunday, 15 December 2019
Location : LOS3805
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 44 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : 8 Bags
Estimated kgs picked up : 95 Kg
Time spent for this event : 8 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 329
Container Volume % of total rubbish : 18.18%
Number of collected syringes : 0
Cleaned length : 2000 m
Cleaned width : 1 m
Cleaned area : 2000 m2
Most common items collected : Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers
Cigarette butts
Were there any nurdles? : None

Six volunteers spent over an hour clearing litter from this reserve that is sadly impacted by loads of dumped rubbish and littering behaviour. In one patch in the vegetation right next to the creek, there were lots of drink containers, litter from snacks, swathes of shade cloth, two dumped office chairs and a dumped shopping trolley. 

We will continue to seek support from Melbourne Water to have them remove the worst of the litter.

At least the waterbirds and other creatures are a bit safer for now.

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