Beach Patrol Activities

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43 volunteers  clean Werribee South beach
It was great to welcome lots of new members to our first clean in 2019. The beach was cleaner than it has been at past cleans but our enthusiastic volunteers still managed to pick up 80 Kg of rubbish including 47 glass drink bottles, 66 Plastic drink bottles & 73 drink cans

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3193 February 2019 Ricketts Point Beach Clean

We had 39 volunteers helping clean up the beach and foreshore near the Beaumaris Life Savers Club at Ricketts Point. Everyone did a great job. In total we collected roughly 70 kg of rubbish, the equivalent of 24 full bags of litter, including roughly 540 cigarette butts, 29 glass bottles, 21 plastic bottles and 28 cans.

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Our first cleanup.  Our total collection was:  18.3kg of general litter, in 7 BP bags.  31 bottles/cans. 

3700 butts.  All done by 16 wonderful volunteers.

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This was our second cleanup

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LOS 3185 & 3183 Ripponlea Feb 2019

Seven volunteers collected over 2 kilograms of litter: mostly small fragments that become very mobile in wind or rain events. As ever, cigarette butts were the most common item: 950 collected today.

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LOS 3032 First Clean up 2019
Our first clean for the year saw 15 volunteers pick up 46.1 kgs of rubbish including 134 bottles/cans. We welcome 7 new members and thank everyone fo...

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3207 BeachPatrol Cleans Port Melbourne Beach in February
A hot day with  over 70 volunteers coming out to clean the beach by the Tasmanian Ferry terminal.  Several new members and some visiting people to see what we do.

Metal Cans 94
Recyclable Glass and Plastic bottles 165
Bags of rubbish 36

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LOS 3184 Elwood Street Clean

Prevented from entering the sea:

9 bags of litter (think: hundreds of pieces)

8 kg of litter in total

33 drink containers that should be returned vi a Container Deposit Scheme if Victoria had a CDS!

255 cigarette butts - about half the number compared to the same time last year. Can we hope this is a downward trend?

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27.8 kilograms collected, including: 8.5 kgs recyclables; 7.8 kgs landfill; 11.5 kgs of hard waste; 1800 cigarette butts; 36 takeaway coffee cups from 7/11 and 56 CDS containers on a beautiful Summer morning with lots of blue LOS3162 t-shirts and some new faces back for our first clean in 2019.

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Warrnambool - January
Over the summer period our beach volunteers took time to collect marine debris off our local beaches. We collected 2644 items off beaches between...

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