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A great day for our August beach clean up with 10 volunteers in attendance.

All up we collected 6 bags of rubbish weighing 16.2 kgs including 23 bottles and cans.

Thanks everyone,

Paul.

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A chilly Winter morning for our July clean up with 6 volunteers joining in.

Yesterday we picked up 8 bags of rubbish weighing 50.8 kgs including 8 bottles and cans.

Thanks everyone.

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Good numbers again for our Mentone Beach Patrol for our June clean up with 13 volunteers.

We collected 8 bags of rubbish weighing 28 kgs of rubbish including 58 bottles and cans.

Thanks for everyones efforts.

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Mentone Beach Patrol was lucky enough to have 6 employees from the company Cox Automotive devote a couple of hours of their day

to help clean up along Mentone Beach. Everyone seemed to enjoy the experience and they should be proud of their acheivements.

At first sight the beach area seemed clean but the enthusiastic group scoured the scub and shore to reveal the hidden rubbish.

All up we collected a massive 34 bags of rubbish weighing 198.6 kgs including 99 bottles and cans.

Great to have the team at Cox Automotive involved,

thanks Paul.

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Another good turnout with 10 volunteers helping out with our May Beach Patrol.

It was a terrible day as far as polystyrene foam balls with thousands of them being washed up after recent wild weather

and mixed in with the seaweed. We did however make some impact with the worst sections being considerably improved.

Cigarette butts was another thing that was prominent but on the positive side hardly any bottles and cans were found.

All up we collected 16 bags of rubbish weighing 67.1 kgs including 7 bottles and cans.

Thanks for everyones efforts,

Paul.

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Well done to our 9 eager volunteers who helped out for our April Beach Patrol.

Judging from the rubbish collected most of it seems to come from food & drink and it's packaging.

All up we collected 9 bags of rubbish weighing 20.5 kgs including 44 bottles & cans.

See you next month for another Mentone Beach Patrol litter hunt,

Paul.

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Mentone Beach Patrol is going Gangbusters with a huge turnout of 22 volunteers for our March cleanup.

Today we picked up 12 bags of rubbish weighing 34.1 kgs which included 88 bottles and cans.

Fantastic to see so many like minded people all gathering together to do something good.

Well done everyone,

Paul.

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Today I believe we broke a record with us having a huge 17 volunteers here today. Thanks must go to Noelle who has been busily promoting  Mentone Beach Patrol via Facebook & Instagram. Today we flooded the beach and collected 20 bags of rubbish weighing 51.7 kgs including 147 bottles & cans which is 12 bags of rubbish weighing 25.6 kgs plus 147 bottles & cans. Well done to everyone and spread the word about us to your friends and family as the more we have the merrier.

Thanks everyone,

Paul.


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A nice day but a bit light on for numbers this month.

We had 3 volunteers who picked up 7 bags of rubbish weighing 22kgs including 34 bottles and cans

which is 6 bags of rubbish weighing 15.9kgs plus 34 bottles and cans.

Our next clean will be on Saturday 16th February,

Paul.

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3194 Mentone BeachPatrol December wrap
A Fantastic turnout for our December Beach clean with 11 volunteers turning up, enjoying being outdoors, helping the environment
and having a bit of social time too. Our December tally was 13 bags of rubbish weighing 51.2 kgs including 45 bottles and cans
which is 11 bags of rubbish weighing 45.4 kgs plus 45 bottles and cans.
After the cleanup we posed for a photo session then headed to Chain of Fools Cafe.
Merry Christmas to everyone who has helped out with Mentone Beach Patrol over the year.
Hopefully next year we will see more changes like the plastic bag ban and the progress with plastic straws.
thanks everyone,
Paul.

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