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Volunteers Remove 73 lbs of Trash from East Beach

 Thank you to Katelyn K. for organizing a beach clean-up on Saturday, July 6!

A total of 73 lbs of trash and debris was removed from East Beach, with help from local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and their families, as well as Santa Barbara Zoo employees.


The trash collected included the following items:

 Plastic Items       Styrofoam
 Bags (grocery, shopping, trash)  39             Food Containers, Cups, Plates  12
 Bags (ziplok, snack)  29   Buouys or Floats  3
 Food Wrappers (chips, candy)  389  Peanuts or Packing Materials  13
 Bottles  18  Styrofoam Pieces  170
 Cups, Lids, Plates, Utensils  100
 Bottle Caps or Rings  74  Smoking Related Items
 6-Pack Rings  1  Cigarette Butts  690
 Straws or Stirrers  81  Cigar Tips  7
 Fishing Line, Nets, Lures, Floats  1  Disposable Lighters  1
 Balloons or Ribbons  47  Box or Wrappers  4
 Plastic Pieces  382
 Paper Items
 Glass Items  Bags  5
 Bottles  16  Food Containers, Cups, Plates  14
 Glass Pieces  197  Cardboard, Newspapers, Magazines  28
 Paper Pieces  198
 Metal Items
 Bottle Caps or Can Pulls  42  Beach Users
 Beverage Cans  16  Fireworks  81
 Batteries  5  Pallets or Wood  14
 Tin Foil Pieces  3  Beach Chairs, Toys, Umbrellas  21
 Metal Pieces  2  Food  50
 Other  Shoes  7
 Shot Gun Shells  1  Clothes or Towels  17
 Guitar Accessory  1  Cloth Pieces  5
 Rope/String  26  Hair Bands  2
 Ear Plugs  2  Pens/Pencils  5
 Tar  6  Wooden Skewers  1
 Cell Phone Case  1  Lip Gloss Container  2
 Dog Poop (not bagged)  1  Chewing Gum  1
 Zipties  6  Sunglasses  1
 Leash  2  Napkins  4
 Tablecloth  1
 Magnets  2  Medical and Personal Hygiene
 Brick/Cinderblock  2  Diapers  1
 Rubber Pieces  2  Condoms     1
 Tennis Ball  1  Tampons or Tampon Applicators  2
 Cork  1  Bandaids or Bandages  41
 Gift Card  1  Eye Drops  1
 Plastic Hanger  1  Tooth Brush  1
 Dead Birds  2
 USB Cord  1
 Traffic Cone  1


Last Updated: Sep 4, 2013