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
    
    

How much difference has 3191 group made in Previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
11894526131318

Most Recent 3191 Group Activities

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

Thanks to the 25 Clean Up Australia Day volunteers who helped collect a whopping 46kg of rubbish from the Royal Ave beach in Sandy!  After the storm, the tide was high and the waves choppy, which had a number of us clambering up the rocks with our bags!  A big thank you to all the kids who came today - you should all be proud of yourselves!  

3191 BP January clean up by 3191@beachpatrol.com.au

Thank you to everyone who came to the beach clean on the Australia Day long weekend, with a special mention to Janet, also celebrating her birthday!  

27.3kg of rubbish collected!

BP 3191 November beach clean - THANK YOU! by 3191@beachpatrol.com.au

Thank you to everyone who came to the final 3191 clean up for 2014 on a hot and sticky morning!  A few enjoyed a cool off in the crystal clear water at the end!  22 bags/8.5kg of rubbish - the weight does not reflect the 100s of pieces of small plastics we found.  Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!  See you Sun 25 Jan, 2015!

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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
    
18-Aug-201961310

Next 3191 Beach Clean

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Last 3191 Group Activity

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

Thank you everyone for helping clean the beach today!  Total collected was 12.5kg, 35 bottles/cans, 105 cigarette butts, 2 syringes and lots of plastic wrappers and small plastic pieces.

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+
   
   

In previous years

None100+1000+
   
25818