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Volunteers Remove 351 lbs of Trash from East Beach!

 On Thursday, July 11th, 81 volunteers joined the Creeks Division, Santa Barbara Channelkeeper, Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, RealD, and 99.9 KTYD for a beach clean-up! Volunteers received "Pacific Rim" t-shirts and movie passes as a thank you for their efforts.

A total of 351 lbs of trash and debris was removed from the beach around the Mission Creek Lagoon, Stearns Wharf, East Beach, and West Beach.

The trash collected included the following items:

 Plastic Items       Styrofoam
 Bags (grocery, shopping, trash)  81             Food Containers, Cups, Plates  39
 Bags (ziplok, snack)  50   Buouys or Floats  10
 Food Wrappers (chips, candy)  271  Peanuts or Packing Materials  52
 Bottles  44  Styrofoam Pieces  159
 Cups, Lids, Plates, Utensils  76
 Bottle Caps or Rings  123  Smoking Related Items
 6-Pack Rings  6  Cigarette Butts  1,505
 Straws or Stirrers  81  Cigar Tips  30
 Fishing Line, Nets, Lures, Floats  5  Disposable Lighters  1
 Balloons or Ribbons  48  Box or Wrappers  50
 Plastic Pieces  433  Matches  3
 Glass Items  Paper Items  
 Bottles  38  Bags  10
 Glass Pieces  116  Food Containers, Cups, Plates  47
 Cardboard, Newspapers, Magazines  39
 Metal Items  Paper Pieces  201
 Bottle Caps or Can Pulls     82
 Beverage Cans  76  Beach Users  
 Batteries  3  Fireworks  24
 Nails  1  Pallets or Wood  7
 Metal Pieces  82  Beach Chairs, Toys, Umbrellas  7
 Food  30
 Other  Shoes  7
 Aerosol Cans  1  Clothes or Towels   29
 Stopwatch  1  Lipstick  2
 Rubber Mats  1  Wipes  12
 Pipe Piece  1  Cork  2
 Duct Tape  1  Pens/Pencils   2
 Confetti Egg Shells  1  Fishing Pole  1
 Zipties  4  Popsicle Sticks  2
 Bus Line Book  1  Napkins  15
 Showering Handle  1  Bubble Gum  1
 Twist Tie  1
 Rubber Plug  1  Medical and Personal Hygiene
 Sponge  2  Diapers  1
 Gloves  2  Condoms     2
 Filing Rack  1  Tampons or Tampon Applicators  5
 Plastic Tags  2  Bandaids or Bandages  25
 Lumber  1  Q-tips  3
 Tennis Balls  3  Floss  1
 Makeup  2
 Pennies  2
 Puzzle Pieces  1
 Sterno Can      1
 Dresser Drawer  1
 Retainer  1
 Rope Pieces  5
 Cement Chunk  1
 Dead Birds  1


Last Updated: Jun 14, 2013