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Love Our Street 3184: Casual Cleans October - reported on Litter Stopper app

Members' reports of individual actions add to our group efforts to keep our community clean and to protect our oceans from pollution. Please use Litter Stopper and report to your nearest group.

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LOS 3184 Elwood Street Clean - a rainy day clean

Mad on this rainy morning? Well, seven of us were able to come along to Elwood shops (Glenhuntly Road) and nearby.
At least over 5 kg of litter didn't end up in the ocean: 600+ cigarette butts, 23 drink containers that should be returned if Victoria had a Container Deposit Scheme, lots of confectionery wrappers, lollipop sticks and Slurpee straws/straw packaging.
The heaviest rain help off till coffee time. 🐧🐧💚💚 Thanks everyone.

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More and more small plastics and wrappers, bottles, cigarette butts....

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We had 20 people attend this month.  We collected 15 kg altogether including appox. 20 bottles that could have been recycled.  Thanks to our volunteers for braving the cold weather!

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* Data Update for 21 September 2019 Clean Up at Point Ormond *

20 people collected 8kg which mostly consisted of micro-plastics.  There were also several bottles and cans that could have been eligible for a container deposit scheme if Victoria had one.

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* Data Update for 17 August 2019 Clean Up in front of Elwood Sailing Club *

30 people cleaned up 33kg of litter in total.  This included 25 bottles and 15 cans that could have been eligible for a container deposit scheme if Victoria had one. 

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* Data Update for 15 June 2019 Clean Up at Point Ormond *

28 volunteers collected 25kg of litter in total.  This included over 40 bottles and cans that could have been eligible for a container deposit scheme if Victoria had one in place.

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27/10/19

Opposite McCulloch Avenue

37 total including 9 small children 

30 volunteer hours

  1. 7 bags total

  2. 40.1 kgs total

  3. 20 approx

  4. 36.8kgs rubbish

  1. 1 bag cds

  2. 67 bottles/cans

  3. 4kgs

  4. 2-3 nurdle count

Lots of dead lady bugs

Bags of rubbish found near walk way

Blue ball

Fishing lure 

 

We had 37 volunteers including 9 smaller kids who picked up a total of 40.1kgs off the beach. 36.8kgs of litter and 4kgs of CDS, 67 bottles/cans. 

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LOS 3188 Hampton- October 2019 Clean

Hampton Street was our destination for our October clean. It was a nice sunny Sunday morning. 27.8kgs of rubbish collected: 94 recyclables, 300 Cigarette butts, and no syringes. Thanks to the 5 volunteers who were able to come along to help keep our streets clean for our wildlife and prevent the litter from entering our drains. We welcomed two new members today.

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LOS3207 Oct 2019 Clean

Our October clean up group met at Graham St underpass and spread out in all directions to collect litter.  In total 1

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