3191BeachPatrol Covering the Sandringham Beaches

Sandringham Beach Patrol is a friendly volunteer beach-cleaning group, who meet for up to an hour each month (we’ll take 30 mins if you’re on the run!) to clean sections of the Sandringham foreshore.

We are a diverse group who share a common interest in caring for the wonderful beach at our doorstep.   

Only one hour a month helps to provide a safer, cleaner, more beautiful environment and a natural unpolluted habitat for marine life and beach creatures.   We believe in the power of “many hands make light work” and that joining Beach Patrol is a simple way of helping within our community.

Members have a simple, but important task, of collecting rubbish, however, we also welcome ideas on promoting a better understanding of packaging and litter in our environment, to the wider community.

Regular beach visitors will notice that the beach is often littered with rubbish, particularly after heavy rains, when storm water brings street litter to the Bay.  The task of cleaning this rubbish is more than Council can manage, but with a little help from BeachPatrol, the area is greatly improved!

We meet at the beach at 9am on the last Sunday of the month.  Become a member to be advised by email of the meeting point of our next clean.

Join us before netball, basketball, shopping or golf – come on the way – every little hand helps! 

"LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE!"

How much difference has 3191 group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
2175195183

How much difference has 3191 group made in Previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
9383914931062

Most Recent 3191 Group Activities

3191 Clean Up Australia Day March 2019 by 3191@beachpatrol.com.au

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped clean Sandringham beach and surrounds on Clean Up Australia Day!  It was a very successful day with approximately 60 locals picking up approximately 150kg of rubbish!  Yes, 150 KILOGRAMS!  Unbelievable!  

3191 January 2019 Clean Up by 3191@beachpatrol.com.au

The January clean up data:

227 cigarette butts

9.2kg rubbish

16 straws

28 bottles cans.

3191 November Clean Up by 3191@beachpatrol.com.au

hanks to everyone who attended the final clean up for 2018 and to everyone who helped throughout the year.  We picked up 13kg of rubbish, 48 straws, 152 cigarette butts and 96 bottles and cans!  Also, 1 syringe.  See you next year!  

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3191 BP Contact details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3191BeachPatrol to become a member. As a member you will get

  • Email updates on news and upcoming activities
  • Free BeachPatrol Tee shirt

Last 3191 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs
    
01-Jun-2019235521

Next 3191 Beach Clean

Cleaning DateTimeActivity Details
   
28-Jul-20199am - 10amMeeting point: Beach car park between Royal Ave & Masefield Ave. We will head to the beach down the stairs south of the carpark. BYO gloves. Bags supplied. See you there!

Last 3191 Group Activity

3193 June 2019 Beach Clean Ricketts Point by 3193@beachpatrol.com.au

A huge thanks to everyone at the beach clean last Saturday! A super effort by everyone this month on the beach near the Beaumaris Life Savers Club,  Ricketts Point on 1 June.

There were 21 volunteers and together we collected 23 bags of rubbish in total, roughly 55 Kg of litter. A lot of recyclables were collected this month mostly found in the foreshore vegetation areas and near the car parks; 48 glass bottles, 15 plastic bottles and 57 cans!

In this year

Most Common Items selected
 
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Cigarette butts
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015

None100+1000+
   
102

In previous years

None100+1000+
   
23815