3195Parkdale BeachPatrol Covering the Parkdale Beaches

3195Parkdale BeachPatrol - Parkdale


3195Parkdale is a group of volunteers that meet up once a month on a Sunday morning at 10am, spending an hour picking up rubbish along the beach and foreshore. Our first clean up session took place in August 2014.

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 and that's where BeachPatrol comes in.

The structure of our clean ups is that we request volunteers arrive with their own gloves and we provide bags to collect the rubbish. We usually send the volunteers in both directions from the meeting point. Each person then spends 45 minutes collecting rubbish before heading back to the meeting point where we take photo of all the volunteers attending and the rubbish collected. Lastly we weigh each bag collected to determine the total of our haul before placing it into nearby council provided rubbish and recycle bins.

Our fabulous volunteers are community minded locals who share a passion for keeping our beaches clean for everyone to enjoy. We encourage volunteers to become regulars but understand everyone is time poor. That's why 1 hour is the perfect amount of time. Come on down to our next clean up, bring the kids and get them involved. Tell your friends and help spread the word. You can also find us on Facebook. See you at the next clean up!

How much difference has 3195Parkdale group made in this year?

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How much difference has 3195Parkdale made in Previous years?

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Most Recent 3195Parkdale Group Activities

Parkdale October '16 Clean up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

Wow! For such a horrible windy day I was blown away (pardon the pun) by the turn out for this month's clean up. Thanks to Mentone cub scouts for showing up in force to support our regulars and boosting our numbers to 45. Together we collected 28kg of rubbish.

Parkdale September '16 CleanUp by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

We were very impressed to see 14 fantastic volunteers brave the elements at today's September clean up. This included 4 new volunteers which always brightens our day.

Thank you all for coming out and contributing to the 21.8kg of rubbish we collected. Looking forward to what should be the start of warmer and sunnier cleans next month.

Parkdale August '16 Birthday clean up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

We celebrated our 2nd birthday in style with18 wonderful regulars (recent and long term, young and old) helping collect 16kgs of rubbish. After the clean up we kicked back with a birthday cakes and some tasty home made treats baked by our volunteers. 

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3195Parkdale BP Contact details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3195Parkdale BeachPatrol to become a member. As a member you will get

  • Email updates on news and upcoming activities
  • Free BeachPatrol Tee shirt
  • Share some together time at a local cafe after the 
  • Beach cleaning session
  • Participate in BeachPatrol social functions

Next 3195Parkdale Clean

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Last 3195Parkdale Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs

Last 3195Parkdale Activity

Parkdale February '19 - Clean Up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

Parkdale's February Clean up brought out our biggest crew. We were blown away by 45 people contributing their precious weekend time to help remove 17.3kg of rubbish off Parkdale Beach. A big welcome to all the new volunteers.

In this year

Most Common Items selected
Cigarette butts
Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count
Plastic fragments < 5cm

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015


In previous years