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For our 9th clean up in Northcote we cleaned Batman Park and sent a group to clean the median strip on St Georges Rd. This was our biggest clean yet, with 25 people! A total of 50.2 kg of waste was cleaned up!

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For our 9th clean up in Northcote we cleaned Batman Park and sent a group to clean the median strip on St Georges Rd. This was our biggest clean yet, with 25 people! A total of 50.2 kg of waste was cleaned up.

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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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Today we cleaned around Comben Drive, back of Watton Street shops and along the Werribee River. 27 volunteers removed 130 kilos of litter, including 202 bottles and cans, 18 syringes, a huge pile of building cable, a couple of chairs and large pieces of cardboard. Great turn out, with plenty of families getting involved.

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Hi Team, 

Largest Collection of Rubbish in over a year!
August 25th 2019 Beach Clean
50 volunteers!
68.6kg total - 4 large bags
51.8 kgs - 3 large bag of rubbish
16.8 kgs - 1 large bag of CDS
including 95 bottles and cans


Notable items - frisbee, glove, boat door, fishing wire, asbestos, metal, chair, oar
Straws collected - not counted

Thank you for joining us in today!
I've only been with Beach Patrol for a year but today was the largest about of litter removed from the beach I have ever seen! We had 50 amazing volunteers (24 not in the photo) join us to help clean up our beaches! In total we picked up 68.6kgs including 95 bottles and cans. 51.8kgs of rubbish and 16.8kgs of recyclables!

 

25 people in photo + photographer = 26 volunteer hours 

24 people left between 10.40 and 11. approx 18 left with 15 minutes to go so subtract 15 minutes x 18 = 4.5 hours subtract 

4 left on 11 and 2 left half hour prior - so subtract another hour - 

- .75 for group leader who only got 15 minutes on the beach picking up litter = 43.75 volunteer hours 

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Hi Team, 

Largest Collection of Rubbish in over a year!
August 25th 2019 Beach Clean
50 volunteers!
68.6kg total - 4 large bags
51.8 kgs - 3 large bag of rubbish
16.8 kgs - 1 large bag of CDS
including 95 bottles and cans


Notable items - frisbee, glove, boat door, fishing wire, asbestos, metal, chair, oar
Straws collected - not counted

Thank you for joining us in today!
I've only been with Beach Patrol for a year but today was the largest about of litter removed from the beach I have ever seen! We had 50 amazing volunteers (24 not in the photo) join us to help clean up our beaches! In total we picked up 68.6kgs including 95 bottles and cans. 51.8kgs of rubbish and 16.8kgs of recyclables!

 

25 people in photo + photographer = 26 volunteer hours 

24 people left between 10.40 and 11. approx 18 left with 15 minutes to go so subtract 15 minutes x 18 = 4.5 hours subtract 

4 left on 11 and 2 left half hour prior - so subtract another hour - 

- .75 for group leader who only got 15 minutes on the beach picking up litter = 43.75 volunteer hours 

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3191 July clean up

A great turn out today!  Thanks everyone!

Rubbish collected:

60 cigarette butts

38 bottles/cans

20.5 kg rubbish

2 syringes

LOTS of polystyrene, wrappers, lollipop sticks and small plastics.

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LOS Port Melbourne August Clean

12 Volunteers came out to clean around central Port Melbourne on Sat.

72 Drink containers were collected.

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A great turnout for our little group with many new members. Thanks to our loyal regulars.

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The last Sunday of the month rolled around quickly and we were very pleased to have ten locals willing and able to invest an hour in removing rubbish from Ray Bramham Gardens, Preston. We collected 20 kilograms in all, a marvelous team effort. Special thanks to Mark and Sarah for their dedication.

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