The following figures have been calculated based on 662 report forms
filled-in during 2021.

68,290

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

5,883

Volunteers

662

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 662 cleanups: 308315 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

82734
Cigarette Butts

22300
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

21990
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

17242
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

17060
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

17003
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

15126
Foam fragments larger than a dime

10809
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

7044
Plastic Straws

6043
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

82,734
Cigarette Butts

6,043
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

3,968
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

7,044
Plastic Straws

2,946
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

2,871
Plastic Cups

1,203
Foam Cups

1,443
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

4,910
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

17,003
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

1,704
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

1,421
Disinfectant wipes

1,048
Latex Gloves

525
Single-Use Mask with Filter

597
Reusable Cloth Mask

260
Reusable Gloves

1,910
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

15,126
Foam fragments larger than a dime

21,990
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

22,300
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

17,242
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

1,078
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

224
6-Pack Holders

2,941
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

10,809
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

396
Juice Boxes

527
Plates (foam)

231
Plates (plastic)

803
Plastic Stirrers

1,331
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

613
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

2,203
Plastic Cigar Tips

1,134
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

201
Vape Cartridges

71
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

117
Diapers

295
Syringes

153
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

64
Toothbrushes

464
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

191
Bait Bags/Containers

171
Buoys/Floats

232
Large foam pieces

1,485
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

310
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

74
Light Sticks

239
Nets

50
Pots and Traps

17,060
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

580
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

69
Foam Coolers

370
Shotgun wads

4,302
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

1,048
Zip Ties

532
Dog poop bags

2,987
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

1,080
Paper Bags

495
Paper Cigarette Boxes

457
Paper Cups

5,115
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

5,088
Paper Napkins

395
Paper Plates

390
Paper Straws

699
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

408
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

317
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

1,684
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

4,939
Metal Bottle Caps

4,845
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

543
Cans (other metal)

1,560
Metal Fragments

720
Other Metal Items

GLASS

2,927
Glass Bottles (beverage)

4,868
Glass Fragments

140
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

96
Condoms

48
Tires

601
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

1,062
Fireworks

72
Tarps

2,123
Other Items