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34 volunteers collected 80kg of litter from St Kilda West Beach.

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Our November Clean Up was moved forward one week to coincide with Coast Guard's annual Blessing of the Fleet. 

Although only attracting a small team of 5 people, we still managed to collect 4 kilos. Thankfully there wasn't too much litter on the beach anyway which further highlights the message is getting out about the importance of being litter wise, not just for the asthetics, but for the conservation and preservation of our delicate marine ecosystems.

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Parkdale November Clean Up

We had a good turn out today with 16 volunteers collecting 23.4 kg's of rubbish.

Our new kids t-shirts were a big hit, making them look the part.

Find of the month was a blonde wig and a shopping trolley.

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3207 How to spoil a Sunday Walk along the Sea
A nice early walk along the esplanade today ended up with 53 bottles and cans later after 10 km.  That is a bottle every 200 m.  Why can't Victoria have a container Deposit scheme to fix this big problem.

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Mentone Beach Patrol had 6 volunteers for October and for some reason one of the most abundant items collected was cigarette butts.

It was funny because each person upon returning would comment on how many butts they found. It must have been the perfect conditions for

washing up cigarette butts. 

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3941Rye November Beach Clean
Perfect weather, 13 adults, 3 dogs.
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St Kilda 3182BP Extra Clean in Novenmber
St Kilda Beach patrol did a joint clean with Earthcare on 15th Nov 2015 along the St Kilda Breakwater and Beach.

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 25 volunteers collected 240 kg of litter from the Werribee River at Bungey's Hole.

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3207 November Clean
26 people turned up on a moderately stormy day, we picked up 60kg and 120 bottles. A lot of small plastic bits were picked up. An enjoyable chit chat was had afterwards at the local café Chaps.

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3198 October sunset clean
The first sunset beach patrol at Seaford was a big success. Thank you to all of those that attended.

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